The Three Little Pigs at Waterside Arts

Shekina Rose, Families Editor
actor with pig puppets The Three Little Pigs at Waterside Arts
Mark Morreau

The Three Little Pigs at Waterside, Manchester 13 — 15 February 2024 Tickets from £10.00 — Book now

There’s a wolf coming and he’s hungry for some pork chops! This February half-term, experience a dynamic retelling of The Three Little Pigs at Waterside Arts. Co-written by nine children with the most amazing ideas, this family-friendly production by Stuff and Nonsense features stunning live puppets and original music, and is packed with magic and wonder from start to finish.

The classic tale takes a twist as the three pigs, after cleverly tricking the wolf onto a bus, seek the audience’s help to save their bacon! Can you work together to outsmart the wolf and save the little pigs from being turned into pork sausages?

Enjoy an unmissable show that holds at the heart of its story the themes of playfulness, curiosity and family connection.

Director Niki McCretton said: “It is a show about family – three plucky siblings and a Lone Wolf! We have been creating it with a group of wonderfully insightful and inspiring children who have contributed brilliant ideas, so it’s a show that has real heart as well as some exciting adventures”.

Co-writer Anna Murphy said: “I am delighted to be in the theatrical playground that is Stuff and Nonsense’s storytelling. The Three Little Pigs, like their other shows, is a suitcase full of delight, inventiveness, joy, and wonder”.
The Three Little Pigs at Waterside Arts is suitable for all the family and recommended for ages 3-10.

The Three Little Pigs at Waterside, Manchester 13 — 15 February 2024 Tickets from £10.00 Book now


  • British Sign Language


Session Features
13 February 2024
11:00am — 12:00pm

Accessibility Features

British Sign Language

13 February 2024
2:30pm — 3:30pm
14 February 2024
11:00am — 12:00pm
14 February 2024
2:30pm — 3:30pm
15 February 2024
11:00am — 12:00pm
15 February 2024
2:30pm — 3:30pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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