Stage shows



Marking the 65th anniversary of the publication of the first Paddington book, Sonia Friedman Productions, STUDIOCANAL and Eliza Lumley Productions on behalf of Universal Music UK have announced the development of Paddington: The Musical (working title), adapted from the much-loved books written by Michael Bond, and the award-winning films by STUDIOCANAL and Heyday Films.

With music and lyrics by founding member of McFly, Tom Fletcher, book by Jessica Swale and direction by Luke Sheppard, the musical is currently undergoing a period of development and workshops. The plan is to premiere the production in the UK in 2025, with further details including full creative team, casting and dates to be announced at a later stage.