Presented by Freckle Productions

FOUR TERRIFIC TALES – ONE SUPERB SHOW! From the books by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler.

Under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, these terrific tales are woven together with live music, puppetry and a whole host of colourful characters from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s best-loved titles: Tiddler, Monkey Puzzle, The Smartest Giant in Town and A Squash and a Squeeze. Funky moves, toe tapping tunes and giggles are guaranteed!

Is Tiddler telling the truth?
Will Monkey find his Mummy?
Will George The Giant make lots of friends?
Can the old lady really squash and squeeze all those animals in?

This delightful production is brought to you by the team behind Stick Man Live, adapted from the bestselling books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.

Suitable for all ages!

Children must have a valid ticket and be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children under the recommended age may be admitted but will still require a child’s ticket. Baby on lap tickets (£1) are available on selected shows for 0-18months.  Age ranges are provided as a guide and we ask you to consider whether a show is suitable for your child. For further information please contact our Ticket & Information Team on 01227 769075 who will be happy to help.

The Gulbenkian reviews

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“A delight from start to finish. A room of children laughing hysterically, all totally mesmerised by the action.”

Time Out
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“Brings such joy to children and adults alike. The show was so captivating that no one wanted to miss a moment”

The Spy in the Stalls
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“The largely under five years old audience sat enraptured throughout this thoroughly jolly affair. ”

Reviews Gate
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“An hour-long feast of storytelling that thrills children and parents alike. A masterpiece”

Broadway Baby

“TO CALL THIS SHOW LIVELY WOULD BE A WHOPPING UNDERSTATEMENT. Packed with gleeful songs and jolly good fun.”

The Guardian
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“Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s tales are lovingly brought to life. A perfect children’s show”

The British Theatre Guide

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