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Name: Gruffalo

Licensor: Magic Light Pictures

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© 1999 Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler.
Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

Primary Target: primary school children

Secondary Target: The whole family

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These are the official The Gruffalo licensed characters, The Gruffalo.

Rainbow Productions holds the UK’s official licence to manage the personal appearances of The Gruffalo at public events on behalf of the brand owner.

Book our character costumes to attend your corporate event. They provide family-friendly content - perfect for entertaining guests and attracting customers at organisations such as:
  • Shopping Centres
  • Visitor Attractions
  • Retailer In-Store Activities
  • Children’s Festivals
We take care of everything; our full service includes the copyrighted character costume, trained performer and Road Manager (minder) to accompany the character. Please visit our character events page to find out more. Due to the nature of the events we manage, we are not able to supply characters for private children’s parties or similar events.  

Why choose professional Gruffalo costume hire?

One of the world’s most beloved monsters, the Gruffalo has been delighting fans since 1999. The modern-day classic has developed an international following, and while aimed at children aged between three and seven, even adult family members have fallen in love with this inquisitive monster. The Gruffalo has appeared in books, films, in theatre and in television shows, making this award-winning character easily recognisable and therefore great for high profile events. With our high quality, professional Gruffalo mascot hire, you can take your entertainment value to the next level. Official licensed characters give little ones the most authentic experience possible, as all our professionals have been trained to act in accordance with the character’s traits. Our Gruffalo mascot hire is suitable for any public event or space, so whether you want a one-off booking or require an actor in an adult Gruffalo costume for a few days, we can help. We can help you arrange marketing and publicity ahead of time, guiding you through the parameters of using official characters on your materials. We will work with your logistics, ensuring our characters are available for both indoor and outdoor events provided there is adequate changing space. A dedicated minder will be with the character at all times too, ensuring they are never seen out of outfit by the public to keep the experience as real as possible for children.   Big and friendly, the Gruffalo is a character kids truly love. When it comes to booking an officially licensed Gruffalo outfit for any public event, look no further than Rainbow Productions.  

Book your Gruffalo mascot costume today

If you are hosting a corporate event such as a Family Day or Christmas party, you may want to line up entertainment if children will be there. Gruffalo mascot hire  is an easy way to keep youngsters entertained so your whole family can enjoy the event. As we are official license holders, you can be sure that the costumes are of the highest quality and that the conduct and professionalism of our staff is second to none. To find out more, click to contact us today.


The Gruffalo tells the story of a mouse who meets a predatory Fox, Owl and Snake on his journey through the dark woods.  In order to avoid becoming their tea, he describes a mythical monster named The Gruffalo to scare them away.

As the mouse continues his journey into the woods, he soon discovers that the creature he’s invented does actually exist and finds himself having to convince The Gruffalo that he is the scariest animal in the woods.

The Gruffalo has terrible tusks and claws.  His knees are knobbly and he has a green wart on the end of his nose.  He has orange eyes, a black tongue and purple spikes all over his back


  • Created by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, The Gruffalo is a multi-award-winning title and was also voted the UK’s favourite bedtime story in 2009.
  • Winner of Best Marketing and Communications Award at The Licensing Awards 2015.
  • Since its publication in 1999, the story has been developed into a film which has been broadcast in 180 countries, received Oscar & BAFTA nominations and features the voices of Helena Bonham Carter, Rob Brydon, Robbie Coltrane, James Corden, John Hurt and Tom Wilkinson.
  • The Gruffalo is available to attend UK events.




Rainbow Productions has 30 years of specialist experience in delivering authentic character appearances within a range of environments. All of our costume characters available for personal appearances are managed under licence and are 100% official. With a trained performer and dedicated road manager, we aim to make your event an experience your guests will love!

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