A popular theatrical adaptation of a hit children’s TV series will make its way to Darlington later this month.

Bluey’s Big Play will be coming to Darlington Hippodrome from Thursday, June 13 to Sunday, June 16.

This comes after sell-out shows across the Australia and the US.

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Natasha Spence, head of attractions at BBC Studios Live Entertainment said: “Following the incredible reaction to the live theatre show in the US and in Australia, we are so excited to bring Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show to fans across the UK and Ireland.”

A Darlington Hippodrome spokesperson said: “Audiences of all ages will get to see Bluey, her younger sister Bingo and Mum & Dad Bandit and Chilli, as they’ve never seen them before, as Bluey & Her family embark on their first live theatre show, made just for you, featuring brilliantly created puppets, live actors, and iconic sets.

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“The stage show has enjoyed much success in Australia, where it premiered in Bluey’s hometown Brisbane and went on to perform 447 times across 65 venues, including the Sydney Opera House.

“Since bursting on to TV screens in 2018, Bluey has enjoyed critical success at home and abroad, recently winning a 2022 BAFTA Children & Young People Award in the International category and picking up its consecutive fourth AACTA Best Children’s Programme award to add to an International Emmy and numerous awards for craft and production around the world.

For more information or to book visit darlingtonhippodrome.co.uk or call the box office on 01325 405405.