★★★★ "Effective and beautiful" TheatreNews.com

★★★★ "Full of playfulness" Lyn Gardner, Stagedoor

About the play

A New Perspectives and Unicorn Theatre production

Following our smash hit tour of The Giant Jam Sandwich, this New Perspectives and Unicorn production brings Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen's brilliantly subversive picture book to life live on stage. The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse on a fearless adventure which finds joy and friendship in the darkest and most unusual of places.


"Extremely amusing" Time Out London

"A perfect treat" angels & urchins

"Fast-paced and funny" Theatre Bubble

"Warm and witty" The Stage

Cast and Creative Team

Writer: Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen (Adapted for the stage and directed by Jack McNamara)
Director: Jack McNamara
Designer: Amelia Jane Hankin
Lighting Designer: Robbie Butler
Composer: Arun Ghosh
Movement Director: Kitty Winter
Cast: Samuel Buttery, Varun Raj and Cath Whitefield


Unicorn Theatre, London: 15 November 2019 – 5 January 2020

Toured: 17 – 25 January