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Writer : Michael Morpurgo
Director : Daniel Buckroyd
Lighting Designer : Mark Dymock

Following critically-acclaimed runs at both the 2010 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the 2011 Brits off Broadway in New York, plus a hugely successful UK tour, this magical tale has been brought to life by critically-acclaimed New Perspectives Theatre Company in a co-production with Scamp Theatre. A delightful show combining drama, storytelling and original music adapted from the book by award-winning former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo

Target audience age: Children aged 7+ and their families
Running time: 65 minutes (no interval)

Welcome

New Perspectives is an East Midlands' based touring theatre company, specialising in bringing new work to rural and community audiences. Through an annual programme of original adaptations, rare revivals and new writing, we aim to bring live theatre that is diverse, affordable and accessible into the heart of wide-ranging communities, as well as to regional, national and international venues.  
Our productions are testament to the fact that rural theatre is as relevant, challenging and vital as theatre made for any other environment. Our participatory projects, career defining training and mentoring opportunities for emerging regional talent and rural touring scheme Northants Touring Arts makes tangible difference to people where they live.

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