"Sheer energy and unadulterated laughs"
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"Magic and mischief"
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Sorry, Aliens Love Underpants closed on 05 Sep 2015

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About the show

Based on the popular children’s book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort and brought to life on stage for the very first time by Adam Bampton-Smith, Alien’s Love Underpants mixes puppetry, effects, and original music to create a show that will delight the whole family.

Aliens love underpants…but unfortunately there aren’t any in space…This hilarious production tells the story of Timmy who dreams of becoming a spaceman and whose dream comes true when he gets the opportunity to journey to the planet Janet where underpants are worshiped.

The show stars Abigail Carter-Simpson, Eve Pearson-Wright, Alex James Ellison and Mark Collier. The production features set and costume designs by Isla Shaw and choreography by Emma Clayton.

There is never a dull moment in this brilliant show designed to keep young audiences engaged throughout. Like the bestselling book, the show uses rhyme to engage children and encourage them to join in. Expect high energy singing and dancing and lots and lots of silliness. You’re guaranteed to laugh your pants off!

Director and adapter Adam Bampton-Smith is the artistic director of Big Wooden Horse Theatre Company. The company was founded in 2004 with the intention to create theatre for young audiences in the UK and around the world. Other productions Adam Bampton-Smith has written and produced include Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, The Night Before Christmas and The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus and The Legend of Perseus. He has also adapted Oliver Jeffers' books The Way Back Home and STUCK for the stage.

This production is brought to you by Big Wooden Horse and Nick Brooke Limited.

Aliens Love Underpants will play daytime performances at the Dominion theatre alongside current show Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games from the 1st of August until the 5th of September.

Who Should See It?

Fans of the book will be suitably delighted with this fun faithful production. This show is recommended for families with children aged 3 up.

Playing at

Dominion Theatre
268-269 Tottenham Court Road
Seating Plan

Dominion Theatre seating plan

Booking period

1st Aug 2015

29th Jul 2021

5th Sep 2015

Running time

55 minutes


Recommended for 3+