Thursday, 7 June 2018

Dates for your Diary - What The Ladybird Heard Live on Stage at The Lowry 1st-26th August 2018

Based on the best-selling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, Kenny Wax Family Entertainment in association with Matthew Gregory presents What The Ladybird Heard Live on stage at The Lowry from Wednesday 1st to Sunday 26th of August.

Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird and a whole farmyard of fun!


What The Ladybird Heard Live comes to the Lowry from Wednesday 1st to Sunday 26th of August as part of a major UK and international tour direct from the West End.

Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer's fine prize cow. But they reckon without the tiniest, quietest creature of all: the Ladybird has a plan of her own.

Join the woolly sheep, the hairy hog, the fat red hen and the dainty dog as they take on the villains in this hit musical stage adaptation of What The Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, published by Macmillan Children's Books. This action packed 55-minute adventure has original songs, live music, puppetry, plenty of audience participation and lots of laughs, making it the perfect treat for families with children aged three and up.

Julia Donaldson says of the show: "I love the songs, the farmer's song at the beginning is wonderful and the lovely, lively acting set against Lydia's [Monks] farmyard is a joy".

The cast includes: Emma Breton - Farmer, Emma Carroll - Lily/Ladybird, Edward Way - Hefty Hugh, Benedict Hastings - Lanky Len and Will Steele - Understudy/Assistant Stage Manager.

The creatives include: Graham Hubbard - Director and Adapter, Bek Palmer - Set & Costume Design, Lydia Monks - Design Consultant, Ric Mountjoy - Lighting Design, John Fiber and Andy Shaw - Composers and Sound Design for JollyGoodTunes.

Listing Details

Show: What The Ladybird Heard Live
Venue: The Lowry
Address: Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford, M50 3AZ
Dates: Wednesday 1st August to Sunday 26th August 2018 (excluding Mondays)
Times: 11am & 2pm
Tickets: £16
Age guidance: Recommended for ages 3+
Website: The Lowry

Photo Credit: Michael Jean-Marain

Disclaimer: Details provided are correct at time of writing, but are subject to change. I would therefore always recommend visiting venue's own website, in order to obtain the most up to date information.

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