The stars of popular childrens’ television show Milkshake! are heading to Rhondda Cynon Taf this weekend with The Magic Storybook. 

Channel 5 will bring a live version of its successful TV programme to our County Borough, to entertain youngsters, at the Coliseum Theatre on Saturday, September 30. 

Favourites such as Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake’s very own Milkshake! Monkey - along with two Milkshake! presenters, will take children on a magical journey through their favourite fairytales.

Set amid Milkshake’s magical bookcase, this brand-new live show is sure to amaze and delight as the Milkshake! cast sing songs and share stories that audience members, young and old, will know and love.

Cllr Ann Crimmings, Cabinet Member for Environment and Leisure, said: “Milkshake! has an enormous following around the country, with thousands of people tuning into the television programme each week.

“We are delighted that Milkshake! and the stars of its show are coming to our County Borough for what I am sure are going to be two very popular performances.”

Milkshake presenter and show director Derek Moran, said: “We cannot wait to be back touring the country with our brand-new show. It’s a magical show full of audience participation.”

Head of Children’s Channel 5 Sarah Muller added: “Through our live tours, we can give families a Milkshake event they won’t find anywhere else, one where they can meet their favourite characters and presenters while enjoying a brilliant family day out.”

Milkshake! Live: The Magic Storybook, is at the Coliseum Theatre, Aberdare, on Saturday, September 30 (12.30pm and 4pm). Tickets are available from the Box Office on 03000 040 444 or online at

Posted on Sunday 27th August 2017

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