The First Hippo On The Moon at Waterside Arts Centre

Gemma Gibb, Associate Editor

The First Hippo On The Moon at Waterside, Manchester 11 — 12 May 2017 Tickets from £9.00 — Book now

This lunar adventure like no other, adapted from David Walliam’s book of the same name, promises all the laughs. Follow the story of two rival hippos in their race into space in this hopeful tale, encouraging even the most unlikely candidates that they can achieve their dreams.

Expect stunning puppetry, staging and music from the thrilling children’s theatre company Les Petits (also behind the immersive tour de force Adventures in Wonderland showing at The Vaults in London). The stellar creative team whose work has included The Lorax  and War Horse.

With Walliams himself claiming this production is better than his own book there’s not a second to lose …..

The First Hippo On The Moon at Waterside, Manchester 11 — 12 May 2017 Tickets from £9.00 Book now

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