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The Snail and the Whale - Sold Out

All showings have now sold out, please call Box Office on 0115 846 7777 to be added to the waiting list. Running time approximately 50 minutes Suitable for children aged 4+ and their families Tall stories (the creators of the Gruffalo and Room on the Broom stage shows) are proud to present their latest exciting collaboration with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. A tiny snail longs to see the world, so she hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. But when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him? Follow the snail's amazing journey as seen through the eyes of an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father...Be prepared for great storytelling, live music and lots of laughs! ‘Faultless family fare… One of the best examples of children’s theatre’ ***** ‘An exquisite piece of theatre’ The Stage