facebook play-alt chevron-thin-right chevron-thin-left cancel location info chevron-thin-down star-full help-with-circle calendar images mail whatsapp directions_car directions_bike train directions_walk directions_bus close spinner11
# I MISS THEATRE
Are you missing theatre as much as we are? Support us now with Theatre Tokens and see your favourite shows when they reopen.
LOA 2015 Best Ent Hetty Feather

Best Ent Hetty Feather credit Donald Cooper

Olivier nominated Hetty Feather returns

Published 17 March 2015

Roll up, roll up to the Duke of York’s Theatre this summer as the Olivier Award nominated circus extravaganza Hetty Feather returns for a limited run.

The hit family stage adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson’s novel, which earned rave reviews from the critics and audience alike when it made its West End premiere last summer, will return from 6 August to 6 September with Phoebe Thomas once again taking on the title role of the red headed heroine.

Based on the hugely popular book by one of children’s literature’s best loved authors Wilson, Hetty Feather invites audiences to tremble, gasp and quake as the intrepid Hetty embarks on an amazing journey of discovery.

Breaking out of the Foundling Hospital, the feisty Hetty must brave the scary streets of Victorian London and face off with the terrifying Matron Stinking Bottomly on her search to find a family to call her own.

The show will play its triumphant West End return as part of a UK tour in which Hetty and the Tanglefields Travelling Circus will entertain audiences far and wide.

Speaking about the forthcoming run, Wilson commented: “I am so thrilled that Hetty Feather has become a stage play! I’ve written exactly one hundred books but Hetty Feather is my number one favourite character and I’m delighted that she will be back on stage again from July onwards. The team behind the production have done a magnificent job bringing the book to life and I’m so pleased that the forthcoming tour will allow even more people to see this wonderful show.”

The author will no doubt be waiting with bated breath on 12 April to hear whether Hetty Feather’s name will be called at the Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard. The production faces competition from eccentric cabaret show La Soirée and Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace’s Dance ‘Til Dawn in the Best Entertainment and Family category.

Share

Sign up

Related articles

If you click through to seat selection (where you'll see either best available or a seating plan), you will be seeing the most up-to-date prices. If this differs from what we've written on the calendar, please bear with us, as those prices will update soon.

We now sell our famous TKTS Booth discounts online here at Official London Theatre.

We are now cancelling all performances up until and including 31 May 2020 to help us process existing bookings whilst we wait for further clarity from the government in terms of when we will be able to reopen.

We are so sorry that in these testing and difficult times you are not able to enjoy the show you have booked for and hope the following helps clarify next steps in respect of your tickets .

There is nothing that you need to do if your performance has been cancelled, but we do ask for your patience.

If you have booked directly with the theatre or show website for an affected performance, please be assured that they will contact you directly to arrange an exchange for a later date, a credit note/voucher or a refund. If you have booked via a ticket agent they will also be in contact with you directly.

We are processing in strict date order of performance, so you are likely to be contacted after the date you were due to go to the theatre. However, we want to reassure you that you will be contacted, and your order will be processed, but please do bear with us.

We’d like to thank everyone who has been patient and kind in dealing with their ticket providers so far and we are sorry that we cannot process your order as quickly as we would like.

Please do not contact your credit card company as that will slow the process down and put an additional burden on our box office and ticket agent teams.

In order for us to serve our audiences the best we can, please do not get in touch with your point of sale if you have booked for performances after 31 May. Please be reassured that if we have to cancel future performances you will be directly contacted by your theatre or ticket provider. Our producers continue to plan for all eventualities dependent on the individual needs of their shows and we will provide further updates on specific shows as and when they become available.

We look forward to welcoming you back into our theatres as soon as we are allowed to resume performances. In the meantime stay safe and healthy.

While theatres are currently closed, various venues and productions are making announcements for their individual shows, including cancellations and rescheduled performances. Please check with the individual shows for details.