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Terrific Tales

Take your little minnows to see Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales, adapted from the best-selling books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, at Oxford Playhouse

Prepare to go under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, as four terrific tales are bought to life on stage with live music, puppetry and a host of colourful characters

Funky moves, toe-tapping tunes and giggles are guaranteed from beloved Julia Donaldson titles Tiddler, Monkey Puzzle, The Smartest Giant in Town and A Squash and a Squeeze.

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales weaves together four stories by the multi award-winning author of some of the world’s best loved children’s books, most notably the modern classic The Gruffalo which has sold more than 13 million copies worldwide. Julia is best known for her popular rhyming stories for children, especially those illustrated by Axel Scheffler, which include Zog, Stick Man and Room on the Broom. Tiddler and other Terrific Tales is directed by Sally Cookson, with music and lyrics by Benji Bower, design by Katie Sykes, lighting design by Elanor Higgins and musical direction by Brian Hargreaves. The puppetry and associate director is Chris Pirie, and the associate director is Georgia Green. The cast features Maryam Grace, Anna Larkin and Alex Tosh.

Tickets for Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales, from Wednesday, 22nd until Saturday, 25th August. Call the ticket office on 01865 305305 or visit www.oxfordplayhouse.com