Out of This World Storytelling for Families

Out of This World Storytelling for Families

Do something different this weekend with the family – see a much-loved book come to life on stage.

Multi-award-winning performer and storyteller Danyah Miller vividly brings to life another enchanting tale by Michael Morpurgo this Saturday at The Atkinson.

Created by the same team who brought you the acclaimed and much-loved production of I Believe in Unicorns, Why The Whales Came is full of fun, mystery and adventure.

Children Gracie and Daniel have been forbidden to go near the mysterious and seemingly dangerous Birdman. But messages and clues intrigue them and, after being lost at sea in the fog and stranded on his tiny island, they begin to unravel the Birdman’s secrets, the villagers’ fears and superstitions and learn why the whales came to the island.

“Danyah’s performance is a tour de force…a glorious example of the magic of storytelling…” Michael Morpurgo

‘Absolutely magical! A wonderful story enacted beautifully. The stage looked amazing and it was fabulous how such a minimal set offered up some real surprises’ Audience member

Why The Whales Came is a not to be missed show for ages 7+. Tickets are £9 (£7 children / £28 family)To book please visit theatkinson.co.uk or call the Box Office on 01704 533 333.

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Posted on 2 November 2016 under General news

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