Julia Donaldson’s Snail and the Whale set for Gatehouse show

A stage adaptation of the hugely popular children’s story, The Snail and the Whale, is set to be performed at Stafford Gatehouse Theatre next month.

Join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical, musical production inspired by the fantastic bestselling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Longing to see the world, a tiny snail hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. Together they go on an amazing adventure – but when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him? Follow the tiny snail’s exciting journey, as seen through the eyes of an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father…

Storytelling, live music and lots of laughs for everyone aged 4 and up, from the Olivier Award-nominated company that brought you ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘Room on the Broom’ live on stage.

★★★★★ “There’s real charm in this production.” The Scotsman
★★★★★ “Faultless family fare” WhatsOnStage
★★★★★ “Joyous in every way… a textbook example of how to do theatre for children right” Broadway Baby
★★★★★ “Captivating, inventive storytelling along with beautiful live music” Edinburgh Festivals for Kids

Age Group: 4+
Running Time: 55 minutes, no interval.

The Snail and the Whale will be performed at Stafford Gatehouse Theatre on Friday 17th August at 1pm and 3pm and Saturday 18th August at 10.30am and 1.30pm.

Tickets are £13.50 and are available from the Box Office on 01785 619080 or via www.staffordgatehousetheatre.co.uk