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New show from author of How to Train Your Dragon

Date Posted: 24/04/2014

A new stage show suitable for children aged three and above, Emily Brown and the Thing, by Cressida Cowell and performed by theatre company Tall Stories, will go on tour this summer. 

The story is a warm-hearted and comical tale about Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanley who, one night, hear a Thing crying outside their window.

Emily Brown and Stanley set off on adventures to find the Thing's Cuddly... his bedtime milk... his medicine... anything to help the Thing get back to sleep.

Emily Brown and the Thing opens at the Old Town Hall in Hemel Hempstead on 6th June and travels to venues throughout the UK until a Christmas run from 6th December to 4th January at London venue Jackson Lane Theatre.

Emily Brown and the Thing tour– more venues include:

•    Braintree Arts Theatre, Essex: 15th June
•    Waterside Arts Centre, Sale, Manchester: 5th July
•    Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury: 26th – 28th September
•    artsdepot, London: 5th October
•    Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham: 24th – 25th October
•    Theatre Royal, Margate: 8th November
•    The Key Theatre, Peterborough: 16th – 17th November

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Image credit: ©Neal Layton.

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