Charlie And Lola’s Best Bestest Play

Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, London
Charlie And Lola's Best Bestest Play

Everyone’s favourite brother and sister, Charlie and Lola, come home to Polka this summer.

In Charlie And Lola’s Best Bestest Play, the stars of the hit BBC TV series and books by Lauren Child are brought to life using a magical mix of puppets and music.

Two-dimensional and three-dimensional worlds collide in this play, which is adapted from some of the freshest and funniest episodes.

Will Lola ever tidy her messy room? Will Charlie get Lola to sleep? Head to Polka to find out.

Cast & CreativesEXPAND

director: Roman Stefanski

music by: Julian Butler

producer: Polka theatre and BBC Worldwide

designer: Sophie Charalambous

lighting designer: Natasha Chivers

About the show
  • Age Suitability: Children
  • Genre: Entertainment
  • Duration: 1h 15
  • Opening Night:
  • Closing night:

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Venue InformationHIDE

Polka Theatre
240 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, SW19 1SB

  • Nearest tube: Wimbledon/South Wimbledon
  • Nearest bus: 57, 93, 219
  • Nearest train: Wimbledon
  • Parking:

    Pay and Display bays available near the theatre. Car Parks located in Wimbledon Town Centre.

  • Air Conditioned: Yes

Venue Access InformationEXPAND

  • How to book: Tel: 020 8543 4888 Fax: 020 8545 8365
  • Discounts: Visitors with disabilities are entitled to tickets at the concessionary rate. Escorts of visitors who require assistance may come for free. Please note that you will need to telephone the Box Office, as you will not be able to book tickets at the discounted rate
  • Access description: Level access from the outside pavement in through our front double doors. It is ten steps to the first set of stairs which is up 25 steps and then another 13 steps to the main theatre. For the lift there is a flat surface all the way to the lift door (accessed only with a front of house staff member) to the main theatre and then another 20 flat steps to the front row seating. (ask box office for seats in row A). Theatre is open 20 mintues before peformance. For our adventure theatre it is a total of 30 flat steps.
  • Hearing impaired: Induction loop in main house only.
  • Guide dogs policy: Guide Dogs are welcome, either in the auditorium or up to 2 can be dog-sat by staff. A dog bed and treats are offered in the front of house office.
  • Wheelchairs: Both auditoria are wheelchair accessible. The Main Theatre can cater for up to 6 wheelchairs in the front row, to the right of the stage. The Adventure Theatre can cater for up to 2 wheelchairs. Power-assisted doors are also fitted in the theatre
  • Disabled toilets: The adapted toilet located on the ground floor at the rear of the building.
  • Food: Cafe on ground floor.