As part of the Royal Albert Hall’s inaugural Festival of Film, Gaga Theatre Company presents an adaptation of Mrs Armitage & The Big Wave, Quentin Blake’s funny and touching book about friendship, helping others, and how to stay positive and keep going.
Mrs Armitage and her faithful dog Breakspear want to paddle out to sea to wait for the Big Wave, but Mrs Armitage isn’t satisfied with her ordinary surfboard. On her trips across the ocean to fetch gadgets, contraptions and enhancements for her board, Mrs Armitage comes across a little girl who needs her help…
In this production, live theatre is integrated with magical projections on the big screen based on illustrations from the book. It is a multi-sensory show with original music, creative lighting and innovative props to keep all members of the family absorbed.
Subsidised tickets are available for £1 for eligible families. Please see separate tab for more information.
Customers who have bought tickets to this event are able to receive a 20% discount in Verdi– Italian Kitchen. To redeem please show your ticket when ordering.
Not applicable to Afternoon Tea or set menus. Please note Verdi is open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 noon until 9pm (subject to change).
Subsidised tickets are available for:
- Children who are eligible for free school meals
- Children who are looked after by the local authority or in foster care
- Families who live in social housing
- Families who are eligible for housing benefit
Subject to availability. For more information, please call our Box Office on 020 7589 8212.
An ingenious way of introducing theatre to the under sevens.
Making children's theatre accessible and local
- Suitable for children aged 4 to 7
- No ticket required for under 2s
- All children must be accompanied by an adult
- Unreserved floor and theatre-style seating
- Show lasts 60 minutes
- Buy a ticket and enjoy 20% off in Verdi - Italian Kitchen
The Royal Albert Hall’s Festival of Film (27 October – 6 November) celebrates magic of the movies, while shining a spotlight on cinema’s most stunning scores.
This event is part of our Beyond the Main Stage season. Step beyond the main stage and discover a world of intimate shows under the roof of London’s most iconic venue.