Based on the book by Michael Morpurgo.
It is the summer of 1966. Charley and her little brother Alex are walking their dog Manfred on the beach when they notice two older men staring out to sea. A chance encounter brings them together. Slowly, Charley and Alex learn of their mother’s past, and of the friendships that can be formed in difficult circumstances. In 1945, their farmstead home was a posting for German prisoners of war, and their mother Grace was just a little girl…
The cast for this production includes serving and veteran military personnel and their family members. With stunning puppetry and original storytelling, this is an unmissable production adapted from Michael Morpurgo’s much loved story.
Relaxed: Tue 25 Oct 11am
Adults & Children from £10
Concessions from £10 (65+ and those in receipt of unemployment benefit)
Babe in arms: £1 (children under 12 months)
Family ticket discount available
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Age Suggestion - 7-12 years
Polka Theatre creates a range of productions to be enjoyed by children from 0-12 years. Whilst all children may attend our productions, we feel that this story is best suited to the suggested audience. This may be due to the themes or presentation style. We encourage you to consider this when booking tickets.
Based on the book by Michael Morpurgo
Adapted by Damian Cruden & Amanda Faber
Directed by Damian Cruden
Puppetry by Marc Parrett
Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd © Michael Morpurgo 2011
A Soldiers' Arts Academy production
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+ £1.50 fee*
- Age range 7-12 yrs
- 22nd Oct - 30th Oct
- Start time Varied
- Duration 100 mins
- Location Polka's Main Theatre