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The Water Babies

A Christmas Musical

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    ZoĆ« Seaton 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the novel by Charles Kingsley.

  • Synopsis

    Tom the sweep has a brief encounter with pretty Miss Ellie, but a furious chase lands him in deep water, where he meets a dancing dragonfly, a funky otter and a learned lobster from another land, as well as the fairies Mrs Doasyouwouldbedoneby and Mrs Bedonebyasyoudid. Tom desperately wants to see Miss Ellie again, but first he must navigate the perilous voyage to The Other End Of Nowhere.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Performer Thomas Lappin
Performer Donna Bainbridge
Performer Paul Bosco McEneaney
Performer Mike Carbery
Performer Angela Waller
Production Team  
Director Paula McFetridge
Designer Julia Smith
Lighting Designer John Riddell
Costumes Jane Seaton
Choreographer Jools Beech
Composer Mike Horth
Musical Director Mike Horth
Stage Manager Angela McClune
Stage Manager Amanda Hillhouse
Set Construction Philip Bradshaw
Set Construction Andy Seaton
Graphic Design Julia Smith
Administrator Bernie McGill
Administrator Una Kealy

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Big Telly Theatre Company

  • Address

    c/o Flowerfield Arts Centre, 185 Coleraine Road
    Portstewart BT55 7HU
    Co. Derry
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 7083 2588

  • Email

    info@big-telly.com

  • Website

    www.big-telly.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Big Telly Theatre Company

  • Address

    c/o Flowerfield Arts Centre, 185 Coleraine Road
    Portstewart BT55 7HU
    Co. Derry
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 7083 2588

  • Email

    info@big-telly.com

  • Website

    www.big-telly.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from a promotional flyer, and from the company's website.