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The Selfish Giant
The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant

Thursday 18th April, 2pm

Tickets: £12 each or £44 for a Family Ticket (4 people, including at least 1 child)
Duration: 55minutes, no interval
Suitable for: ages 3+ and their families. The target audience is children aged 4-10yrs, however children slightly younger will still enjoy the show. 

Inspired by the touching children’s story ‘The Selfish Giant’ by Oscar Wilde, Bristol's two leading family theatre experts are combining forces to explore an unusual friendship, and how even the grumpiest giant’s heart can melt when Spring finally comes.

Grinter is a giant. She lives happily alone in her huge cold house, surrounded by her huge snowy gardens, enclosed by her high, frost-covered walls. She shuts out the world, because long ago, the world shut her out, and so she hides, safe and quiet in her peaceful, icy home. Outside the towering walls of her enormous garden, the world has been changing and there is very little green left. One day, the children - tired of playing on hard roads and grey rooftops - find a chink in the giant's wall and climb through, changing the course of the children’s and Grinter's lives forever.

Powerful storytelling, captivating puppetry, beautiful design, enchanting music and a sprinkling of magic sums up this very special show.

Critically acclaimed Family Theatre makers Tessa Bide Productions and Soap Soup Theatre have collaborated on this enthralling play, beautifully crafted for all ages.


Find tickets or call the box office on 01992 531500

All tickets include a £1 booking fee. There is an additional charge of £1 for postage. For groups of 9+, you will need to call 01992 531500 directly.

Are you a wheelchair user or do you have limited mobility?

Please contact the box office in advance on 01992 531500 who will arrange seating for you and book your tickets.