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Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book

28 May to 30 May

Beaumont Street
Oxford, OX1 2LW United Kingdom
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01865 305305
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Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book
Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book

About Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book

Based on the original book Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book.

Written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler.

A Little Angel Theatre, The Lowry and Rose Theatre co-production

Charlie loves reading. Especially books about pirates. But his sister hates it – it’s boring! Can Charlie convince her that reading is fun? Perhaps if she read a book about a pirate, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading a book about a knight…

Come and delve into a range of books with Charlie Cook, brought to life with puppetry and enchanting songs, and perhaps you will be able to help his sister discover the wonderful world inside a book…


£17.00 – £19.00

Please see important booking information below.

Booking information

Dates & Times:
Tuesday 28 May at 3.30pm
Wednesday 29 May at 10.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm (BSL Performance)
Thursday 30 May at 10.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm

Age guidance: 3 to 8 years

60 minutes, with no interval.


★★★★ “A charming musical”


★★★★ “Intimate yet ambitious children’s show about the joy of reading with exquisite and playful puppets”

The Stage

★★★★ “Filled with music, dance and wonderfully creative puppet magic”

Time Well Spent Magazine

About Oxford Playhouse

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