Doctor Dolittle

Tue 14 May to Sat 25 May 2019

Evenings 7.30pm | Matinees Thu 16, Sat 18, Thu 23 & Sat 25 at 2.30pm | Sun 19 at 2pm

Festival Theatre

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

Ticket prices

£27 - £47*

* Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund. An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.

Friends Discounts

Friends of Capital Theatres receive 20% off

Doctor Dolittle

You’ve never seen anything like it! Doctor Dolittle returns to the stage in a brand new production of Leslie Bricusse’s acclaimed family musical, featuring a cast of 25 and 35 amazing puppets!

Join the eccentric Doctor, his human companions and his exotic menagerie of animal friends on an extraordinary adventure to find the Giant Pink Sea Snail, that holds the secret of life and making the world a happier place. With help from the Pushmi-Pullyu and his trusty sidekick Polynesia the parrot, the larger-than-life Doctor Dolittle teaches us not only to talk to the animals but to listen to them as well!

Featuring three brand new original songs written by Leslie Bricusse especially for this production!

Joining Doctor Dolittle on his exciting journey is the hilarious Vicky Entwistle (Coronation Street) as his trusty side-kick Polynesia with more star casting to be announced! From the producers of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, this production promises stunning visual puppetry and fun for all the family.

Book, Music and Lyrics by LESLIE BRICUSSE

Based on the Doctor Dolittle stories by Hugh Loftingand the Twentieth Century Fox Film

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Ltd.

Behind the scenes with the Puppeteers

Ticket prices

£27 - 47*

* Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund. An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.


Thu 23 May 7.30PM

Audio Description

Fri 24 May 7.30PM

BSL - Sign Language Interpreted

Fri 24 May 7.30PM

Touch Tours

Fri 24 May 6.30PM

Capital Theatres aim to be accessible to all. We are committed to making your visit to our theatres as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. All of our Front of House staff undergo disability awareness training and Dementia Friend Training and will be pleased to assist you should you require any information or help. 

Find more information about access to the Festival Theatre.

Friends 20% off

Groups (8+) £4 off Stalls & Dress

Concessions £3 off Tue to Thu

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call box office to buy your tickets. If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements please phone the box office who can advise. Our staff can be called on 0131 529 6000 or by using Text Relay on 18002 0131 529 6003.


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