As usual, as soon as the show starts, I REALLY wish I hadn't read the book as I feel it detracts from what I am seeing. The story here was quite different from the book, it is all about the relationship between a girl and her father, he is in the navy and is often away so the show is a bittersweet remembering of a favourite story shared between the two.
|The snail leads everyone to the rescue|
|A girl/snail with an itchy foot|
|The snail and the whale swim away|
The boys as usual loved it, I'm looking forward to more critical discussions in the cafe afterwards but as they are only (nearly) 3 and (nearly) 5 I am content with: Mummy I loved it! And my favourite bit was when...
More details on the show here.
|Our first balcony seats, Isaac's head in the foreground|
|We listen to sea shanties on the violin before the show|