• 20th Feb 2020
  • 2:00pm
  • £10.00

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Skewbald Theatre proudly present Michael Morpurgo’s Mimi and the Mountain Dragon

A magical musical puppetry adventure for ages 3+

“As soon as the bells stop ringing, I’m going to carry you home to your mother, back up to the Mountain Dragon’s castle”

Each year high up in the snowy mountains of Switzerland the villagers of Dorta bang their drums, blow their horns and make a noisy ruckus to keep the fearsome Mountain Dragon away.

But this year is different. One cold winter morning Mimi discovers something extraordinary- a baby dragon asleep in the woodshed! The little creature is lost and frightened. But how did he get there and what happens if his mother comes looking for him? Mimi must be extremely brave if she is going to reach the Dragon’s castle at the very top of the mountain and return the baby dragon safely home.

Michael Morpurgo's heart-warming tale springs to life in an epic mountain adventure about friendship and courage that’s packed full of snow, dragons, lively songs and captivating puppetry.

‘Skewbald engage the children from the word go…the wonderful mother and baby dragon puppets makes this production enthralling for both boys and girls’
What’s Good to Do *****

‘Featuring original and catchy songs, the show was an interactive experience that really engages both children and adults…. The very talented and accomplished cast of three effortlessly managed the beautiful puppets, set changes and storyline to really do justice to this wonderful tale’
Little Bird

‘A perfect winter treat. My daughter loved the interaction and catchy songs’
Audience member @ Bloomsbury

‘Brilliant puppets, amazing performers could watch it over and over’
Audience member @ Winterville

‘Really magical and enchanting’
Audience member @ Winterville

Performances last 50 minutes (no interval)

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