★★★★★ "Perfect theatrical adaptation...bursting with songs, humour and clever references for the grown-ups." The List

★★★★★ "Musical theatre for children at its finest...if you have children, see this show!" one4review

About the play

New Perspectives brought this best-selling picture book back to life on stage for this revival tour. Join the villagers in their giant sandwich-making plan to defeat the wasps and help save the day, in a fun-packed feast for 3-7 year old's and their families.

More Reviews

★★★★★ "Kazoos, helicopters, wasps and of course lots and lots of jam - this show packs it all in and is one sandwich that's well worth tasting!!!" Edinburgh Festival for Kids

★★★★ "Engaging and interactive production that makes for the best kind of children's theatre" The Stage

★★★★ The Scotsman

Cast and Creative Team

Writer: Jack McNamara (adapted for stage from the classic children's picture book by John Vernon Lord and Janet Burroway. With music by James Atherton)
Director: Jack McNamara
Designer: Amy Jane Cook
Lighting Designer: Mark Pritchard
Composer: James Atherton
Movement Director: Tom Dale
Cast: Christopher Finn, Paul Critoph, Sarah Ratheram (2017); Scott Oswald, Michelle Cornelius and Ed Thorpe (2018)


Toured: 11 February – 26 March 2017

Edinburgh Fringe run August 2017

Revival tour: 16 February – 17 March 2018

Christopher Finn, Paul Critoph and Sarah Ratheram. © Pamela Raith Photography