A captivating retelling of Little Red Riding Hood for 3-6 year olds.
Maanika and the Wolf blends the past and the present, the real and the imagined, as a grandmother returns to her childhood bedroom recalling stories from when she was a young girl. Watch as she brings her Indian dressing-up box back to life and re-enacts her own version of Little Red Riding Hood. But why is there another wolf on the phone and why does her granddaughter Ruby keep trying to change the story? Join us in Maanika's room to find out in this gentle and captivating tale for 3-6 year olds.
Maanika and the Wolf is created and directed by Polka’s Artistic Director Peter Glanville, with music by Arun Ghosh and design by Sophia Lovell Smith. Additional dramaturgical support comes from Sudha Bhuchar, co-founder of Tamasha Theatre Company.
Maanika and the Wolf will be performed in a new pop-up theatre space in Wimbledon’s Centre Court Shopping Centre.
Centre Court Shopping Centre (adjacent to Wimbledon Station)
4 Queen's Rd, London SW19 8YA
Adults & Children: £14
Concessions: £12 (those in receipt of unemployment benefits and 65+)
Babe in arms: £1 (children under 12 months)
Access tickets can be booked over the phone or via email for all performances. If you want to find out more or inform us of any particular needs, then just get in touch. We’re happy to help.
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Polka Theatre creates a range of productions to be enjoyed by children from 0-12 years. Whilst all children may attend our production of Maanika and the Wolf, we feel that this story is best suited to an audience aged 3 to 6. This may be due to the themes or presentation style. We encourage you to consider this when booking tickets.
Created & Directed by Peter Glanville
Music by Arun Ghosh
Design by Sophia Lovell Smith
Stage Manager, Lara Mattison
Consultant Dramaturg, Sudha Bhuchar
Sponsored by HPD Lendscape
Polka is committed to the safety of our audiences, performers and staff. We will be operating within the guidelines provided by the government and we are an approved See it Safely venue. More information will be provided prior to your visit, to make sure we're up to date with the latest guidance.