Why the Whales Came

Mystery and adventure from the author of War Horse

2 - 5 Nov

Main Stage Ages
7 - 12

By Michael Morpurgo

Gracie and Daniel have been forbidden to go near the mysterious Birdman, but clues intrigue them. After being lost at sea and stranded on his tiny island, they begin to unravel the Birdman’s secrets to learn why the whales came to the island.

Multi-award-winning performer Danyah Miller vividly brings to life this enchanting tale by Michael Morpurgo.

“Danyah Miller is a storytelling phenomenon” Michael Morpurgo

Running Time: 60 minutes (no interval)

Wizard Presents in association with Watford Palace Theatre

Ticket Prices and Offers

Tickets £13.50 | Concessions £10 |
£1.50 transaction charge per booking


Age Policy

Recommended for ages 7 – 12

Not suitable for under 7s

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Cast & Creative


Dani Parr – Director

Kate Bunce – Designer

Cate Blanchard – Video Designer

Will Evans – Lighting Designer

Martin Thomson – Sound Designer

Jennifer Jackson – Movement Director

Dates & Times

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