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Peppa is Expensive!
Peppa Pig Live UK Stage Tour
Member Name: milliecharlie
Peppa Pig Live UK Stage Tour
Advantages: entertaining and interactive show
Disadvantages: Very expensive, not all characters present, show very short
Peppa Pig UK Live Stage Tour
Peppa Pig Live Stage Tour tours around the UK at different venues and has many different themes depending upon the time of year or venue you go to. We saw the Peppa Pig Birthday Party.
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Peppa Pig is a childrens show seen on Channel Five Milkshake on weekday mornings and also on Sky's Nick Jr (the younger childrens version of channel from Nickolodean).
Peppa Pig is a young little girl pig who, alongside her family and friends, has fun, everyday, adventures such as going on picnics, going to ballet, a flood in her home town, starting school and so forth; all everyday things which young children can relate to.
The stage show last only around one hour including a 15 minute break in the middle (which is well times for toilet breaks for young children!) and costs between £12.00-£15.00 per adult, with £2.00 off of the ticket price for under 15's. A family ticket starts at around £50-£60, though this might be different at other venues, I am not sure. Personally, I think that this is a little expensive, though it seems average for these kinds of shows.
The characters in the show are all huge puppets, operated by people wearing black. The puppets are really well made and their large stature is perfect for young children. Although you can easily see the humans working them, they perform their parts well and almost blend into the background. I think that it is mainly adults who see them as children are too engrossed in watching their favourite characters on stage.
Unfortunately, not all the characters from the television show are present on the stage which is a little upsetting for very young children as they wonder where on earth they are.
The show itself follows Peppa and her friends and family as they prepare for Peppa's birthday party, singing songs with actions which young children are invited to partake it and generally providing a lot of interactive entertainment to young children.
The set is simple yet effective and easily recognisable as the places seen in the television show.
Firstly, I think that the cost of tickets is ridiculous! The adult prices alone are too high considering you are going only for the benefit of the child, and with a measly £2.00 off for little ones, I personally think this is extortionate! I know that these are average prices for shows such as this these days, though I would have expected a little more for the cost. Of course, the entry cost does not cover any merchandise your child may badger you for which are very expensive within themselves!
The show was very entertaining though I felt it was too short and it was very sad that they did not include all the characters! The songs with actions were a great way to get the children interacting with the show and the choices in songs were fun and easy for children to learn if they did not know them already.
My daughter loved it and she is three. We went with some friends who had children of the age of five and eight and the eight year old was bored stiff, so perhaps a good age range for this is between two to five
If the show had been bulked out a little bit more, then perhaps the price of the tickets would have been much more understandable, though personally, I would rather spend the money on a DVD of Peppa Pig and take my children to the new Peppa Pig world in a theme park as that, I feel, is more value for money!
Summary: Would have been much better if it was cheaper!
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