The Owl and the Pussycat Went to See

by  David Wood, Sheila Ruskin, Edward Lear

Full Length Play  /  9m, 5f

"The jolliest, prettiest, funniest and cleverest concoction for children to hit London for many a long Christmas." - London Evening News

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The Owl and the Pussycat Went to See

by  David Wood Sheila Ruskin Edward Lear

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    9m, 5f
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    Theatre for Young Audiences
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    • UIL Approved

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Fashioned to form a single tale with songs and mimed interludes. The Owl and the Pussycat sail to the land where the Bong Tree grows, where, after many adventures, the Plum Pudding Flea is foiled and the two protagonists are married by the Turkey and live happily ever after.
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"The jolliest, prettiest, funniest and cleverest concoction for children to hit London for many a long Christmas." - London Evening News

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  • David Wood on Doing It Yourself
  • David Wood on Getting Started As a Playwright
  • David Wood on Challenges In His Plays
  • Interview with David Wood
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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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9m, 5f
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David Wood

David Wood has been called "the national children’s dramatist" (London Times). His plays are performed worldwide, and include The Gingerbread Man, The Plotters of Cabbage Patch Corner, Save the Human, Aladdin, Hijack Over Hygenia, Jack the Lad, Larry the Lamb in Toytown, Old Mother Hubbard and The Ideal Gnome Expeditio ...

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Sheila Ruskin

Sheila Ruskin

Edward Lear

The British poet and painter known for his absurd wit, Edward Lear was born in 1812 and began his career as an artist at age 15. His first book of poems, A Book of Nonsense (1846) was composed for the grandchildren of the Derby household. Around 1836 Lear decided to devote himself exclusively to ...

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