How the Koala Learnt to Hug and The Elephant Bridesmaid double album CD



Buy the double album CD of the music from the People’s Theatre Company’s musical shows How the Koala Learnt to Hug and The Elephant Bridesmaid. Click above to add it to your basket – then why not browse related products like the book which inspired both shows?

Or stream or download the album at Bandcamp or Apple Music or Spotify.

How the Koala Learnt to Hug

Excited beavers

“A perfect introduction to theatre for children, full of audience participation and feel-good factor.” ★★★★★ Sheffield Star

“Filled to overflowing with the feel-good factor. A pure, undiluted joy” ★★★★★ The Cornishman

“By turns funny, charming and off the wall. This family show is a great introduction to the theatre with just the right balance of sitting listening and taking part – and the children adored it.” ★★★★ Bristol Guide


Koalas are the cuddliest critters but just how did they learn to hug?

There’s only one way to find out, so join Karen The Koala and her lovable outback friends for a show that is guaranteed to fill you with all the wonder of the land down under.

The Elephant Bridesmaid“Lots of shows claim to appeal across the generations but not many achieve it. The Elephant Bridesmaid does and is a must see for parents and children alike.”
Glow Magazine


The Elephant Bridesmaid“This delightful show told the tale of weddings, wombats and an elephant in need of a dress! Songs and games accompanied the search for the perfect dress, with clever tricks and audience participation along the way. Lots of enthusiasm from the two-person team, playing a variety of human and animal characters, made for a fantastically fun show for families.” Bournemouth Daily Echo


It’s almost time for Nessie the Elephant’s best friend’s wedding but she still doesn’t have a dress to wear!Elephant


Can her fantastic animal friends help her out or are her dreams of being the forest’s most fantastic bridesmaid in tatters?

Based on a story from How The Koala Learnt To Hug and Other Australian Fairytales, this adorable family musical is guaranteed to make any day feel like your special day. For ages 3 to 103!

How The Koala Learnt To Hug book

Both stories are taken from the original treasury which inspired the musicals: How the Koala Learnt To Hug and other Australian fairytales, written by Steven Lee. Online reviews call it:

  • absolutely adorable
  • lovely and innocent
  • amazing
  • funny and charming and clever
  • enchanting.


How the Koala Learnt to Hug and the Elephant Bridesmaid double album cd inner

Discover (or relive) the original songs from both The Elephant Bridesmaid and How the Koala Learnt to Hug with this double album CD of songs!

Or stream or download the album at Bandcamp or Apple Music or Spotify.

You’ll soon be singing along, with or without kids!

Koala attacking tree

How The Koala Learnt To Hug
1. The Bubble Song
2. The Beaver Song (Hands Up In The Air)
3. Where Is That Sound?
4. Alone
5. The Hugging Song

Elephant bridesmaidThe Elephant Bridesmaid
6. Pretty Dress
7. The Tidying Song
8. Wind Chime
9. I Want Your Loving
10. Make Some Noise
11. Pretty Dress Reprise