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Based on the best-selling book by Yann Martel, the five-star hit show comes to Mayflower Theatre.

Winner of five Olivier Awards, including Best New Play! After conquering the West End and Broadway, the ★★★★★ ‘theatrical phenomenon’ (Telegraph) embarks on its biggest adventure yet.

Jaw-dropping visuals and world-class puppetry combine in a unique and ‘breath-taking’ (The Times) theatrical event that is ‘a wonder to behold’ (Daily Mail).

After an epic storm in the Pacific Ocean, Pi is stranded on a lifeboat with four other survivors – a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, and a Royal Bengal tiger.

Based on the global phenomenon and winner of the Man Booker Prize, selling over fifteen million copies worldwide, Life Of Pi is the hugely popular story of an epic journey of endurance and hope. Don’t miss the West End and Broadway spectacle on its first ever UK tour.


★★★★★ ‘A smash hit for Stock Aitken Waterman’ Manchester Evening News Dianne Bourne

★★★★★ ‘Over 30 era-defining Hit Factory songs... the brand new musical sensation of the year’ Secret Manchester

Banger after banger after banger’ BBC 

★★★★★ ‘Pure, British fun, all underpinned by the glorious Stock Aitken Waterman soundtrack’ Great British Life/ Cheshire Life

★★★★★ ‘Will fill you with all the feels, sparkle and sunshine’ Manchester Theatres

Everything I wanted and more; full of fun, energy, humour and timeless classics from pop royalty' Tameside Radio

Brilliant, bright and covered with sequins...the perfect 80’s pop jukebox musical’ I Love MCR


The appearance of any member of cast is subject to change and may be affected by contracts, holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers' control.

Post-Show Talk - Tuesday 14 May 2024
If you'd like to join us for the FREE post-show talk, select the add-on after you have chosen your seats. 

Running Time

Approximately 2 hours and 10 mins including an interval.

Age Advice:

Recommended age 10+


Contains haze effects and strobe lighting.

Standard Pricing
Wed & Thu 2pm £19.50 to £39.50
Tue - Sat 7.30pm £24.50 to £49.50
Sat 2pm £24.50 to £49.50

Discounts do not apply on lowest price seats, unless otherwise stated.

Executive and Executive Plus Memberships [Find Out More] £6 off top two prices at all performances or 20% off two tickets on Tue 14 May.
Groups (10+) £5 off. Not available online - please call 02380 711811.
Groups (20+) £6 off plus one free ticket with every 20 purchased.
Not available online - please call 02380 711811.
School & Young People's Groups (10+) Tickets £19.50 on Tue - Thu performances only, plus one free supervisor with every 10 paid (minimum of 10 children per booking required).
Not available online - please email
Access Member Discount [What's This?] £5 off.

Click here for further information on concessions, discounts & groups.


Johan Persson

Johan Persson

Johan Persson

Johan Persson

Post Show Talk

Tuesday 14 May 2024 | After Evening Performance | Running Time: Approx. 20 mins

Join us for a chance to discover more about Life of Pi in this question and answer session. Have a burning question that you want to ask about the production? Do you want to know about the set, the performers, or where they trained to become a professional?

f you'd like to join us for the FREE post-show talk, select the add-on after you have chosen your seats. 

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea at Mayflower Theatre

Why not make your visit extra special and share a lovely pot of tea and delicious traditional treats in the bustling environment of our historic Grade II listed theatre? 

Afternoon Tea can be added to your booking after selecting your seats or by phoning the Box Office on 02380 711811.

VIP Experiences

VIP Experiences at Mayflower Theatre

Make it an extra special visit with a VIP experience!

VIP Experiences include Prosecco, sweet treats and
interval ice-cream.

Book your VIP Experience now by calling the Box Office on
02380 711811.