23 - 25 October 2020

Young Readers

Don't Worry, Little Crab

Little Angel Theatre

  • 25
  • Oct

2020

Sunday

10.30am

Image from video of puppet show Don't Worry, Little Crab

  • Image from video of puppet show Don't Worry, Little Crab

Families are in for a treat as we present award-winning Little Angel Theatre’s stunning puppetry adaptation of Chris Haughton‘s wonderful picture book, Don’t Worry, Little Crab. Little Crab and Very Big Crab live in a rockpool. Today, they’re going for a dip in the sea. ‘This is going to be so great!’ says Little Crab. But then Little Crab catches a first glimpse of the water… Oh. The waves! They’re ENORMOUS. ‘JEEPERS!’ Will Little Crab be brave enough to go in?

During lockdown, the Little Angel Theatre’s talented team communicated remotely from their homes and studios to design, make, perform and film the show.

Please download the accompanying craft activity above so you can enjoy creating Little Crab and Very Big Crab puppets using simple materials you’ll find at home.

Aimed at children aged 2–5.

Approximate running time 8 minutes

This event will be available for ticket holders to watch until Tuesday 27 Oct 10.30am.

Tickets for this event are available on a Pay What You Can £6 / £12 / £20 basis. There are also a number of Free tickets available for those that need them.

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