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19 October, 2019
16 September, 2019 - 09 December, 2019
06 December, 2019 - 29 December, 2019
Explore the wow-world of colours with this curious little owl who is determined to stay awake to see what day light brings.
Little Angel Theatre presents
Recommended age: 2-5 years
From the warm pink glow of dawn through to a day filled with the bright colours of green leaves, blue sky, grey clouds and, finally, a stunning rainbow — ‘WOW!’. But despite the beauty of the daytime world, the little owl decides that the night-time stars are the most beautiful of all.
Wow! Said the Owl, the acclaimed children’s book by award winning author Tim Hopgood, is brought to life through a blend of beautiful story-telling, puppetry and music. Directed by Joy Haynes, this show will delight and excite children aged 2-5yrs.
Suitable for everyone over the age of 2yrs – “this show charms young and old alike.”
“Wow, wow and double wow. It’s all done with simple music, ribbons, shadows, a silken sheet, fairy lights, a
few props, one actor and a puppet owl, all on a small white end-stage box. Magical…and joyful”.
“[A] cracking adaptation of Tim Hopgood’s picture book… [and a] warm and sparky show…Fiametta
Horvat’s set is essentially a blank page: a canopied stage-space washed in white. As director Joy Haynes’
production progresses, the set is flooded with colour, as the little owl (a fluff-ball puppet) discovers the
bright-hued joys of the daytime.”
WOW! Said the Owl is written and illustrated by Tim Hopgood.
Adapted and directed by Joy Haynes
Set and costumes designed by Fiammetta Horvat
Puppets designed and made by Keith Frederick
Music and lyrics by Dominic Sales
Produced by Miranda Pitcher
Schools: £8 per pupil. Please contact the Box Office to arrange a booking.
Running time: Approx 1 hour (inclusive of pre-show craft activities and post show meet and greet)
(Show running time 35 mins)
For bookings and advice on wheelchair spaces and accessible seating, please contact the Box Office