Dinosaur World Live – Review

The Show

Written and directed by Derek Bond, Dinosaur World Live tells the story of Miranda and her family who discovered a mysterious island full of living dinosaurs, which she is now exhibiting in a roadshow.

We were introduced to a succession of loveable but unruly puppet dinosaurs while learning various Dino facts such as that Orlando, a Microrapter, has four wings rather than two and Brutus the triceratops has two horns made of bone while the third is made of keratin. I really enjoyed the factual information even if my 5-year-old was far too busy watching the dinosaurs to take them in.

Highlights included Beatrice, the tiny triceratops swaddled in a blanket who didn’t want to wake up and a baby Giraffatitan who was born live on stage. At 24 meters long her mother was too big come on but popped her head in to bond with her newborn.

The undisputed star of the show was a T-Rex named Tituswith a huge roar. My son giggled with sheer delight throughout Titus’ time on stage.

The 50-minute show is designed to be interactive with helpers selected to come on stage to help feed or groom the dinosaurs.

Miranda kept the audience captivated with her energy, humour and passion for Dinosaurs. The puppets were incredibly life-like and the young audience remained transfixed throughout.

Entertaining and educational, this show is not to be missed!

What to expect

Website: www.dinosaurworldlive.com

Recommended age: suitable for children 3+.

Performance times 20 Jul – 1 Sep:

  • Wed 11am
  • Thu & Fri 11am & 2pm
  • Sat 10.30am & 12.30pm
  • Sun 11am & 2pm

Running time: 50 minutes followed by a 15 minute meet and greet with the dinosaurs.

Venue: Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre is a stunning, state of the art venue located in North West London’s newest cultural neighbourhood.

Address: Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre Fulton Rd, Wembley HA9 8TS

Box Office: Telephone bookings: 0844 815 4865

Prices

– Tickets from £14
– School Groups 10+ £10.00 (plus 1 teacher free with every 10 tickets booked)
– Groups 10+ £14.50