TV favourites stage live show
THE enchanting world of the hit CBeebies animated series, Sarah & Duck, will be brought to life on stage in Southport tomorrow, in a brand new theatrical adventure.
Featuring a host of wonderful characters from the Bafta Award-winning TV show, Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday will play at The Atkinson at 1pm and 3pm on Friday, June 1.
Join Sarah and Duck, along with all their favourite friends, including The Ribbon Sisters, The Shallots, Flamingo and Umbrella, as they plan a circusthemed birthday party for Scarf Lady in their garden.
But, when the weather turns windy and the big top is blown away, will Sarah and Duck be able to save the day?
Told through a fantastic blend of inventive puppetry, charming storytelling and toe-tapping music, and featuring all the familiar voices from the CBeebies series, including Roger Allam as the Narrator and Lesley Nicol as Scarf Lady, Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday will take families on a magical theatrical adventure.
Following the gentle adventures of a wide-eyed, seven-year-old girl and her feathered best friend, Sarah & Duck has been a huge hit since its debut in 2013. It won a Bafta for Best Pre-School Animation in 2014 and regularly appears in CBeebies’ Top 10 programmes for viewers aged four to 15.
Now broadcasting its third series, it is shown in more than 100 countries around the world.
Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday is written by Polka Theatre’s artistic director, Peter Glanville, in collaboration with Sarah & Duck co-creator Sarah Gomes Harris.
It is directed by Roman Stefanski, with set and puppet design by Laura McEwen, and presented by MEI Theatrical, in association with Polka Theatre.
Sarah & Duck is a Karrot Entertainment production for CBeebies UK and BBC Worldwide.
The show is recommended for children aged three to six.
Tickets cost £9 to £11, depending on zone, plus booking fee.
Booking fee is £1 per ticket online/ phone.
For more information and to buy tickets, please go to www.theatkinson. co.uk or otherwise call the box office on 01704 533 333.
Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday will be bringing its magic to The Atkinson