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Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories will be brought to life on stage at The Lowry this Summer half-term. The Lowry, Salford Tue 28 May - Sat 1 June

Featuring a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, the global sensation, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show returns to The Lowry, Salford from Tuesday 28th May – Saturday 1st June.

Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories are transformed from page to stage during a magical 50-minute show that faithfully adapts four of Eric Carle’s beloved books Brown Bear, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, the newly added Dream Snow and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The Very Hungry Caterpillar has delighted generations of readers since it was first published in 1969 selling more than 48 million copies worldwide and this vibrant celebration of Eric Carle’s adored classics is the perfect introduction to live theatre.

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has performed over 2,000 shows worldwide including sold-out shows in Australia, New York, United Kingdom, Dubai, New Zealand, Canada, Belgium, Luxemburg, Netherlands, and The Lowry is thrilled to welcome the show back to Salford for the Summer half-term.

“The response to The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has been incredible and has exceeded our expectations. We are thrilled that so many children are experiencing the magic of theatre for the very first time – with a character they all grew up with.” The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show creator/ director – Jonathan Rockefeller

★★★★★ Beautiful, Rhythmic. A Triumph Time Out

★★★★ Charming and ingenious The Stage 

★★★★ Colourful, charming, perfect for children London Theatre

★★★★★ Live Theatre UK

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is at The Lowry from Tuesday 28th May to Saturday 1st June. For more information and tickets visit

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