Michael Rosen’s Chocolate Cake

When I was a boy, I had a favourite treat… Chocolate Cake!

23 Mar - 13 May

Main Stage Ages 4+

Adapted by Peter Glanville and Barb Jungr
Music and songs by Barb Jungr

Follow the adventures of two brothers and the night-time disappearance of a chocolate cake in this scrumptious new musical adaptation by the creators of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt and How to Hide a Lion from Michael Rosen’s beloved poem Chocolate Cake, which has just been published as a picture book.

Ohhh! I LOVED Chocolate Cake

Running time 50 minutes

Here’s a wonderful sample from Merton Young Voices singing ‘Tea Time’ from the show, in association with Merton Music Foundation

Ticket Prices

Tickets £13.50 | Concessions* £10 | Previews £10
£1.50 transaction charge per booking

Schools: Tickets £10 | Previews £8.50 one free teacher/adult ticket for every 10 student tickets

*Concession rates are available to recipients of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Jobseekers Allowance. To book a concession ticket please call the Box Office on 020 8543 4888 (proof of status may be required)



Age Policy

Recommended for Ages 4+ 

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Dates & Times

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Relaxed Performances

For the Relaxed performances, adjustments are made to the lighting and sound levels, the house lights remain on low throughout and audience members can choose where to sit.  There is also a designated chill-out space outside the auditorium.

A pre-show synopsis pack will be available to download from our website to help you prepare for your visit.

Sat 14 Apr, 11.00am DOWNLOAD PACK

Audio Described Performances

There will be a pre-show touch tour beginning one hour before each Audio Described performance.  Spaces are limited to 20 people per tour, so please book your place when you speak to the Box Office.

There will also be pre-show audio notes available to download from our website.

Generously supported by People’s Postcode.

Audio Describer: Jez Watts

Sat 5 May, 12.30pm (Touch tour, 11.30am)

Listen to the pre-show notes:

Integrated BSL Performances

Our BSL interpreters are rehearsed into the action on the stage in these fully integrated performances.

There will be a pre-show synopsis pack available to download from our website.

Sat 12 May, 11.00am


Michael Mark Houston

Teacher/Miss Goodall Aminita Francis

Joe/Inspector/Harrybo Todd Heppenstall


Adapted by Peter Glanville and Barb Jungr

Music and Songs by Barb Jungr

Directed by Peter Glanville

Designed by Verity Quinn

Lighting Design by Dan Saggars

Film and Animation by Will & Joe