9th Oct 2006 to 22nd Dec 2006

tutti frutti productions and York Theatre Royal present


by Mike Kenny

Wendy Harris Director
Alison Heffernan Designer
Ivan Stott Composer
Julia Pollock Movement
Liz Walker / Gavin Glover, Faulty Optic  Puppeteers

Simon Kerrigan Giant
Paul Curley Jack
Sarah Goddard Mum, Gertrude
Laura Flynn Stage Manager

12 week tour – 2 October-22 December 2006, 109 Performances, 23 counties
Encompassing Bath, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Dorset, Essex, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, London, Midlands, Newcastle, North Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Northern Ireland, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, South Yorkshire, Tyneside, Wales, West Yorkshire

36 venues visited
8 schools; 20 venues; 3 venue outreach schemes; 4 rural touring schemes and 1 festival

More than 7900 people aged from 3 upwards attended a performance

Supported by Arts Council England and Stage Exchange

Reviews & Quotes

  1. Everything you could ask for in an hour of children’s theatre.

    — Rotherham Arts Centre

  2. High quality work for children – excellent production values and skilful performances

    — Junction CDC

  3. Add a shot or two of grown-up humour to the magical puppetry, thunderous clog dancing and rousing drama and, just like the giant

    — York Evening Press, 14 November 2006

  4. Tutti Frutti productions

    — BBC website

  5. What wonderful theatre this is. Colourful, inventive surprising and inspiring.

    — The Stage, 10 November