Red Riding Hood and the Wolf

Date:Wed 11 & Thu 12 Apr
Time:11.30am & 2.30pm
Venue:J2
Price:£10 adult | £6 child | 15% off group of 4 (max. 2 adults)

by Little Angel Theatre

Time for bed. Tuck yourself in. This is where Robyn’s story begins. How can they expect her to sleep at a time like this? She takes a book and starts to read. But she can’t relate to Red Riding Hood, sugar and spice and all things nice. There are two sides to every tale, and that is not how this one goes! What if the Big Bad Wolf wasn’t big or bad at all? What if they got it wrong?

Robyn wants to tell you what really happened through a world of homemade make-believe.

And here is where our story starts.

A gentle wolf with a broken heart…

The Wolf is isn’t big or bad, in fact he’s rather shy.

He won’t gobble up your Grandma, he’s an all-round nice guy.

Enjoy a new spin on this classic story – about two misfits who just want to fit in.

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FREE Arts & Craft Activity for children and their grown ups
Cambridge Junction programmes regular family theatre, dance and circus. Join us for one of our FREE pre show, drop-in arts and craft ‘Hands on Happenings’ sessions in the Cambridge Junction foyer. These creative activities, led by professional visual artist Sophie Cullinan, are themed to tie in with the family shows that you will be seeing on stage.

Hands on Happenings will be available an hour before the show i.e. 10.30 for 11.30 show. The sessions do get very busy so early arrival is advised. If you do miss out before the show, Sophie will still there when the show finishes for a short time. Please note that Sophie will not be around after the final show of the day.

“Cheery rhyming verse invites us to see both sides of the story… [And] a new and charming way of introducing an old story to a fresh audience.”  Time Out

“A radical, Roald Dahl-inspired retelling. Imaginative, ingenious” Children’s Theatre Reviews

“A wonderful retelling of the old familiar classic…. tennis rackets become trees and teapots become angry mothers in this wonderful world of imagination. What makes this adaptation exceptional is the care visible throughout, and the magic in ordinary things.” Curious Mum

“A cunning creative path to take. Let’s be honest, how many kids really are sweet little angels? Each and every one of them likes to embellish a story for effect, so it’s perfectly plausible to believe that old red riding hood perhaps wasn’t really made of sugar, spice and all things nice.” Exeunt Magazine

“A comic edge, catchy tunes and an uplifting ending. A stunning performance and a show that has something that will speak to everyone.” Pregnant City Girl

 

Age: 7+

Duration: 50 mins

Bar and Box Office open 1 hour before show start time.

All prices shown include booking fees.

 

A Little Angel Theatre Production. Directed by Jimmy Grimes. Associate directed by Andy Brunskill.

 

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