Pinocchio - illustrated image of Pinocchio puppet on strings with a green cricket to the left and there is a blue banner above with the Pinocchio in yellow text
Show Information
Showing on:
Sat 31 December 2022
50 mins approx
Age Guidance:

Filled with music, dancing and plenty of chances to join in, this retelling of the classic tale is packed with fun and surprises.

When Pinocchio discovers that he’s a puppet and not a human, he sets off on an exciting adventure with his trusty sidekick cricket to find the magic potion that will transform him into a real boy.

As he travels the land in search of the potion, Pinocchio meets a whole host of larger-than-life characters. The only trouble is, each teeny-tiny lie he tells makes his wooden nose grow longer! And before he knows it, Pinocchio’s on the run from a fairground master who wants to throw him onto the woodpile.

Will he become a real boy? Or can Pinocchio – and the world around him – learn to accept this puppet boy for who he really is?

Perfect for ages 3-8, enter Pinocchio’s magical world and make lasting memories with your little ones this Christmas.

Presented by Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company

Accessibility & Content Warnings

Please note, contains a loud bang at the end of the show.

We have two relaxed performances of Pinocchio, these will take place on Tue 13 Dec, 1:15pm and Thu 22 Dec, 10:30am.

If you have access needs, you can download our social story below (please note, contains spoilers)

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Booking for a school/nursery?

We can’t wait to welcome school & nursery groups to our magical tots show this festive season!

For every 10 tickets you book you will receive a free ticket for a teacher/member of support staff, in order to receive this offer, please book (and even pre-order your ice cream) by filling in our form or by calling our customer experience team on 01206 573948. Please be aware the form will ask you for your first and second choice performances dates and times, so please do have a look through the performance schedule below before heading over to the form.

Schools Order Form


Availability chart

Availabilty Tracker Pinnochio 191222








Last updated 19/12/22

Perrie Sunuwar


Ed Spence

Geppetto, Teacher, Felix, Mayoress, passers-by, Blue Fairy

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Tommy Campe

Geppetto Understudy


An all out absolute winner… What a superbly magical way to introduce small children to the glory that is children’s theatre and an important life story about inclusivity, love and self-worth. 

East Midlands Theatre


Witty, tender and full of fun. 

The Stage

Highly recommend it!

Left Lion

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