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New Perspectives Theatre in association with Derby LIVE
Sat 11 - Sat 18 Feb
Tickets: £9.75 More price information
Suitable for ages 3-6
Running Time: 50 minutes - approximate, including any interval(s).
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New Perspectives Theatre Company brings John Vernon Lord and Janet Burroway’s classic picture book The Giant Jam Sandwich to stage in a brand new touring production at Derby Live’s Guildhall Theatre.
One hot summer's day, four million wasps invade the quiet village of Itching Down. The picnickers panic and the farmer stops haymaking. The wasps are noisy, nasty and worst of all, they don't mind who they sting! That is until the baker has an ingenious idea...
Following successful tours of Farm Boy and The Butterfly Lion (Michael Morpurgo), Not Now, Bernard (David McKee) and The Tiger's Bones and Other Stories (Ted Hughes), we bring one of the most loved picture books to life on stage to enthral a new generation.
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 olds and their families.
Sat 11 Feb 2017, 11am
Sat 11 Feb 2017, 2:30pm
Sun 12 Feb 2017, 11am
Sun 12 Feb 2017, 2:30pm
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 11am
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 2:30pm
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 11am
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 2:30pm
Thu 16 Feb 2017, 11am
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“Simple, engaging and interactive production that makes for the best kind of children’s theatre” **** The Stage
"Wow what can I say – this show had everything you could ask for; great characters, great storyline, great humour, great singing, great dancing and great music! It was brilliant from start to finish." Derby Days Out
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