Rock Pool

A six part audio drama for 4-7 year old

23 Oct - 1 Dec

Available from 23rd Oct Ages

From Polka and Inspector Sands comes our very first radio play. Get ready to get your boat rocked in song with this aquatic funtastic six-parter coming to you 23rd October.

A big storm leaves two very different creatures stranded in a lonely, little rock pool. Prawn and Crab must learn to get on swimmingly if they’re to survive hunger, boredom, deadly seagull attacks, and each other. All this whilst unexpectedly forming the world’s most banging underwater rockband!

Dealing with themes of isolation, boredom, upheaval and the climate crisis, Rock Pool could not be more relevant to children’s experiences in these strange times. A sort of crustacean Waiting for Godot for children.

Rock Pool is a funny and superbly acted audio drama (with songs) for 4-7 year olds and their families/carers.

Listen to Rock Pool


    Prologue              Rock Pool Chapter 1           

  Rock Pool Chapter 2             Rock Pool Chapter 3

  Rock Pool Chapter 4             Rock Pool Chapter 5

  Rock Pool Chapter 6



Rock Pool is presented by Inspector Sands in association with Trigger Based on the original show by Inspector Sands

Created by Lucinka Eisler, Giulia Innocenti and Ben Lewis

Writer – Ben Lewis

Director – Lucinka Eisler

Co-Director – Giulia Innocenti

Narrator – Gillian Burke

Prawn – Dominic Conway

Crab – Lucy Bairstow

Limpet – Ben Lewis

Anemone – Giulia Innocenti

Starfish – Lucinka Eisler

Dad – Iain Johnstone

Child – Maya Peña Lorenz

Sound Design – Elena Peña

Original music and songs – Tom Mills

Original Song, Rock Down – Iain Johnstone

Project Manager – Angie Bual/ Trigger

Production Manager – Helen Mugridge

A special thank you to Lu Kemp, Ros Sydney, Akira Henry and Paul Raymond

Rock Pool is created with the support of partners, Bristol Old Vic, Royal & Derngate, Polka Theatre, Eden Court Theatre, Oxford Playhouse and Theatre Royal Plymouth

Supported by Arts Council England