Wednesday, January 02, 2013

"Dora The Explorer LIVE! Search For The City Of Lost Toys" And "Ben And Holly's Little Kingdom Live" To Perform At The Buxton Opera House, Derbyshire, During 2013

According to the official Derbyshire Times website,, Nick Jr. megastar "Dora the Explorer" and Nick Jr. UK and Ireland stars Ben & Holly will be bring their live stage shows, "Dora The Explorer LIVE! Search For The City Of Lost Toys" and "Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom live stage show", to the Buxton Opera House in Derbyshire as part of the opera house's 2013 programme line-up!:
Spellbinding showcase of entertainment

A SPELLBINDING array of shows have been unveiled in the new season brochure for Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Arts Centre.

Running until August 2013, the new brochure features 100 events, from comedy, drama, ballet and [...] to modern dance, films, music, youth theatre and more.


Entertainment for the children comes courtesy of the Bafta award-winning TV animation Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, The Wind in The Willows, Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer Live! and two shows of the awesomely entertaining Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors and Vile Victorians.


Brochures are available now from the Buxton Opera House Box-Office. To buy tickets, request a brochure or for more information, call 0845 127 2190 or visit to make a booking.
Nickelodeon, Life Like Touring and Daniel Sparrow & Mike Walsh Productions' production of Nickelodeon's "Dora the Explorer LIVE! Search for the City of Lost Toys" will delight in this two act, song and dance spectacular that invites Dora The Explorer fans to think, sing and play along. Nickelodeon's Dora the Explorer LIVE! is designed to teach kids to explore, communicate, overcome obstacles, solve puzzles and discover a diverse and exciting world…all while having a lot of fun! In Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer LIVE! Search for the City of Lost Toys, Dora has lost her teddy bear Osito, and the search is on to retrieve him! With the help of the audience, Map, Backpack, Boots, Diego and their courageous friends, Dora uses her map-reading, counting, musical and language skills to successfully passthrough the number pyramid and the mixed-up jungle to reach the City of Lost Toys. But watch out - you never know what that sneaky fox Swiper might be up to along the way!

According to the "What's On" area of the official Buxton Opera House website,, Richard Lewis' live stage show production of Nick Junior UK's popular animated preschool series "Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom" will start it's run at the Buxton Opera House from Saturday 16th March 2013.

Below is more information about "Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom" live stage show from the shows page on the official Buxton Opera House website, where you can also buy tickets to watch performances of the "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom" live stage show at Buxton Opera House:
Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom

16 March 2013 1:00 PM
16 March 2013 4:00 PM
17 March 2013 11:00 AM
17 March 2013 2:00 PM

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‘Somewhere, hidden amongst the thorny brambles is a little kingdom where everyone is very very small…’

From the makers of Peppa Pig comes this BAFTA award-winning television animation for the first time ever live on stage!

Holly is a young Fairy Princess, who is still learning how to fly and her magic doesn’t always go quite according to plan. Her best friend, Ben the Elf, doesn’t have wings and he doesn’t do magic, but he runs very fast and flies on the back of Gaston the Ladybird. They live in the Little Kingdom, a tiny land where flowers and grass rise high above them and every day is an adventure.

Ben and Holly have fun and games helping Gaston the Ladybird clean up his messy cave, they go on a trip into The Big World with tooth-fairy Nanny Plum, even plan a surprise birthday party for King Elf, and oops, let’s hope there’s not another jelly flood!

Join Ben and Holly, and their friends on this exciting musical adventure packed full of games, songs and laughter on an enchanting journey through the Magical Kingdom. With actors, masks and colourful costumes this beautiful story of elves, princesses and childhood innocence will delight all the family.

[Below is] a trailer for Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom [...]

Location: Buxton Opera House

Adults: £14.50, Children: £12.50. Family tickets: £50 (4 people incl at least 2 children), £37.50 (3 people incl at least 1 child). Children’s parties of 10 or more: £7.50 (accompanying adults 1 in 10 free)
Also, from the Sheffield Telegraph:
LISTINGS: Theatre, Amateur Stage, Performance, Dance - March 14 - March 21 2013



Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, the Nickelodeon TV animation live on stage for the first time, Buxton Opera House, Saturday, 1pm and 4pm, Sunday, 11am, 2pm (£14.50, children: £12.50, family ticket £50).
Also, from the Derbyshire Times:
Events for children include Nickelodeon’s Dora The Explorer and Sooty’s Magic Show.