Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts
Event Detail
Tall Stories

The Smeds and The Smoos

Saturday 05 February - Sunday 06 February, (various times)
Djanogly Theatre

Children & Families

Saturday 5 February 1pm & 3.30pm
Sunday 6 February, 10.30am & 1pm
1 hour (no interval)
Suitable for ages 3+

Please note: all remaining tickets for this performance are further from the stage and we do not advise booking for children aged under 4.

Soar into space with this exciting adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. On a far-off planet, Smeds and Smoos can’t be friends. So when a young Smed and Smoo fall in love and zoom off into space together, how will their families get them back?

Music, laughs and interplanetary adventures for everyone from Tall Stories – the company that brought you The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom live on stage.

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An irresistibly funny and wise story." New Statesman

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Joyful and uplifting!" Audience Member


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