Running Wild

Tue 2 to Sat 6 May | King's Theatre

Evenings Tue, Fri & Sat 7.30pm | Matinees Wed, Thu & Sat 2.30pm

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes (including interval)

Ticket prices

General from: £15 - £30.50*


Friends tickets from: 2 for 1 Opening Night if booked by 23 April or 20% off all performances

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We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to the Festival and King's Theatres.

Featuring puppetry design and direction from the team behind WAR HORSE
The Children's Touring Partnership presents


By Michael Morpurgo In an adaptation by Samuel Adamson
Originally produced by Chichester Festival Theatre and  Regent's Park Theatre
For Lilly, going to Indonesia isn’t just another holiday with mum. It’s a new start, and the chance to ride an elephant called Oona. But then the tsunami hit.
Michael Morpurgo’s novel, based on a true story, is brought to lush life with extraordinary heart, vibrant colour and exceptional creativity, wowing audiences of all ages and critics alike.
Directed by Timothy Sheader and Dale Rooks with puppetry design and direction by Finn Caldwell and Toby Olié, both previous Associate Puppetry Directors on War Horse, this epic and spectacular production tells an emotional and moving story of love, loss, loyalty and of living for the moment.
4 stars rating“In the hoof steps of War Horse this is another Michael Morpurgo adaptation using puppetry to conjure up awesome animal beauty” Sunday Times
4 stars rating“Animal Magic rivals War Horse” The Guardian
4 stars rating“A brilliant, life-affirming show” Radio Times
4 stars rating“A crowdpleaser” Time Out

 * Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund.  An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.


Friends 2 for 1 Opening Night if booked by 23 April or 20% off all performances
Groups (8+) £4 off (Stalls & Dress)
Children £5 off (excl. Fri & Sat eves)
Concessions £3 off (excl. Fri & Sat eves)

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call box office to book.

If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements please phone the box office who can advise.

Our staff can be called on 0131 529 6000 or by using Text Relay on 18001 0131 529 6003.