A musical story by Sergei Prokofiev.


Music: Sergei Prokofiev
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Archive listings for Peter and the Wolf

Work type: Kids show.


Presented byConcdertini.
30 Jan 21The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
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Live wind quintet consisting flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn.
20 Oct 19Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone :: V680
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Peter and Grandad have gone camping for the weekend. Grandad says stick to the campsite but Peter has other ideas... Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises. Featuring animal antics of singing birds, waddling ducks, sneaky cats, and a rocking wolf. With new music lovingly inspired by Prokofiev's classic, this is Peter and the Wolf as you've never seen it before. Goblin's Peter and the Wolf is a brand new show with amazing music created live with a variety of instruments and objects, including real musical vegetables.Producer Goblin Entertainment.
17 Mar 18The Atkinson, Southport :: V0485350863
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18 Nov 17The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
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12 Nov 17Dorchester Arts Centre, Dorchester :: V1068
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5 Nov 17The Civic, Barnsley :: V959
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21 Oct 17Playhouse, Salisbury :: V923
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Peter is a mischievous boy living with his grandfather. Against the old man's wishes, Peter goes into the meadow to play with his animal friends. Despite his grandfather's warnings of a wolf in the nearby forest, he fails to heed the advice and soon finds himself in peril. Find out how this clever boy with his animal friends triumph in this classic tale.Company On the Other Hand Theatre. Music Prokofiev.
22 Apr 17Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
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18 Feb 17Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
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11 Feb 17Lauderdale House, Outer London :: V01380300698
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9 Apr 16Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
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A brand-new, spellbinding live performance of Prokofiev's well-loved family classic, sparkling with vibrant storytelling, audience participation and musical delights!
25 Jan 15Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax :: V1098014226
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Five generations of children and adults have enjoyed Prokofiev's colourful tale of bravery. Meet Peter, the wolf, the duck, the bird, the cat and the instruments of the orchestra that play them. Together with festive music and a chance to join in with seasonal songs, this will be a fun and lively concert for schools and families to enjoy. Age guidance: 5+Company Royal Welsh College Chamber Orchestra.
7 Dec 14 to 11 Dec 14Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (WCMD)/Raymond Edwards Building/Anthony Hopkins Centre, Cardiff :: V01146970443
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Magical storytelling and musical wizardry with Little Wolf Gang's production of Peter and the Wolf and other musical tales. The Little Wolf Gang consists of accomplished storyteller Martin Maudsley with virtuoso musicians Eddy Jay (accordion), David Adams (bassoon) and Fiona Barrow (violin) in a brand-new interpretation of a timeless, musical tale that sparkles with creative energy and performance flair. Their retelling of the family classic Peter and the Wolf translates the enduring brilliance of Prokofiev's original score into a thrilling theatrical interaction between live classical music and vibrant storytelling, producing a performance to enchant the whole family and introduce a new generation to a masterpiece of musical characterisation. Running time: 50mins. Age 7+Company Little Wolf Gang. Performer Martin Maudsley. Performer Eddy Jay (accordion). Performer David Adams (bassoon). Performer Fiona Barrow (violin).
20 Jul 14Dorchester Arts Centre, Dorchester :: V1068
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Travel with Rob and his suitcase full of surprises into deepest darkest Russia, to old man Prokofiev's house in the woods, where lives the big, hungry Wolf. Meet Sergei Prokofiev's world famous characters: young Peter and his Grandfather, the supercilious Cat, the silly Duck, quick-witted Redbird, Ivan and Boris the blundering hunters and of course... the Wolf. An energetic and fun adaptation told with the use of Sea Legs' wonderfully creative puppets. With Rob's superb storytelling and a brilliant musical score, the audience is hooked from the start as they are led into an enchanting storybook world. Ages 3+. Duration: 45mins plus 15 mins 'Meet the Puppets'Company Sea Legs Puppet Theatre.
13 Jun 14Theatre Royal, York :: V954
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1 Dec 12Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes :: V752
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20 Oct 12Playhouse, Nottingham :: V457
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13 Oct 12NST Campus, Southampton :: V776
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30 Sep 12Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax :: V1098014226
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11 Jun 11Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Outer London :: V315
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28 May 11Darlington Arts Centre, Darlington :: V563
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15 Apr 11 to 16 Apr 11Norwich Puppet Theatre, Norwich :: V70
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19 Mar 11Town Hall, Middlesbrough :: V2029704919
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This is the famous story of Peter, an adventurous boy who goes to stay with his grandfather on the edge of the Great Forest. All the favourite characters are present - the bird, the cat, the duck and of course the wolf, all help Peter to explore his new environment and have a great adventure in the forest. Wonderful animal puppets and a fantastic life-sized wolf make this one of Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre’s most successful and enjoyable productions. This production has specially composed music by Douglas Kerr. Recommended age 4-10Company Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre.
25 Oct 13Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield :: V1804222198
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31 Oct 12New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich :: V81
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9 Apr 12Perth Theatre, Perth :: V637
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3 Apr 12Lemon Tree, Aberdeen :: V587
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15 Oct 11Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
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10 Sep 11Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
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22 Feb 11The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
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26 Aug 10Darlington Arts Centre, Darlington :: V563
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Live - T0684937334

Mackenzie Crook narrates children's classic Peter and the Wolf with Oscar -Winning animation film and live accompaniment by Aurora Orchestra over Easter weekend at Southbank Centre.Performer Mackenzie Crook. Company Aurora Orchestra. Conductor Nicholas Collon.
8 Apr 12 to 9 Apr 12Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
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Company Sea-Legs Puppet Theatre.
2 Oct 10ARC, Stockton-on-Tees :: V01950064742
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28 Mar 10Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax :: V1098014226
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13 Sep 09Arts Depot, Outer London :: V320
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17 Jan 09Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
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10 Aug 06Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury :: V99
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10 Aug 06Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury :: V99
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27 May 03Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury :: V99
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Producer In the Wings Productions. Company Philharmonia Orchestra (soloists). Director Anne Geenen. Choreographer Didy Veldman. Other Abi Brown (new text). Music Philip Feeney (new music). Performer Brian Blessed (the narrator).
8 Apr 08 to 9 Apr 08Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe :: V749
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Peter loves to visit his grandfather and listen to his stories, especially the song about a certain Peter, who has to summon all his courage to overcome a fierce wolf...Master puppeteers from Germany present extraordinary shadow images that delight the eye and touch the heart. Join us as we walk behind the duck as she waddles towards the water and beside the cat as he treads stealthily through the grass. Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Theater Der Shatten Bamberg invite you to enter, to share and feel at home in the world of Peter's meadow. Peter and the Wolf is presented with the original music by Sergei Prokofiev. Duration 50 minsCompany Theater Der Shatten Bamberg.
28 Mar 05Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitlochry :: V638
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26 Mar 05Paisley Arts Centre, Paisley :: V582
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22 Mar 05Eden Court Theatre, Inverness :: V626
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The famous story of an adventurous boy called Peter who comes to stay with his Grandfather on the edge of a great forest. Peter makes many new friends including the cheeky Duck, the little Bird and of course the wild Wolf!Company Cyldebuilt Puppets.
18 Oct 03Jacksons Lane, Outer London :: V312
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25 May 03Trinity Theatre and Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells :: V691
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14 Aug 02Darlington Arts Centre, Darlington :: V563
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6 Aug 02Byre Theatre, St Andrews :: V640
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16 Sep 01Arts Depot, Outer London :: V320
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30 Jul 01ARC, Stockton-on-Tees :: V01950064742
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Listen to the story of Peter and his friends the bird, duck and the cat, the grumpy old grandfather and the big bad wolf! Afterwards, come on stage to meet the narrator, musicians and conductor.Company University of Kent Chamber Orchestra. Conductor Susan Wanless. Performer Chris Blackwood.
11 Feb 01Gulbenkian Arts Centre, Canterbury :: V673
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Company The Marlowe Theatre. Company Box Clever TC. Music Serge Prokofiev.
23 Mar 99 to 25 Mar 99Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury :: V674
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11 Mar 99Corn Exchange, Newbury :: V732
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9 Mar 99 to 10 Mar 99Chipping Norton Theatre, Chipping Norton :: V795
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Set in the Russian Countryside of 1936 eight actors and musicians recreate Oleg's world of magical fairytales and beautiful music. With live music, puppets, stunning costumes, ingenious design, and direction.Director Chris Barton.
26 Feb 99 to 27 Feb 99Guild Hall and Charter Theatre, Preston :: V524
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26 Feb 99 to 27 Feb 99Guild Hall and Charter Theatre, Preston :: V524
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17 Feb 99Stafford Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford :: V120
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17 Feb 99Stafford Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford :: V120
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Live music, unique peppetry and experienced professional actors comine beautifully in this timeless story. This show is about a world where the imagination rules, animals talk and sing and the child is king! This production will delight and thrill audiences of all ages. If you love Prokoviev's score. If you love fairy tales. If you love good story-telling - you'll love Peter and the Wolf.Company Box Clever.
15 Feb 99Corn Exchange, Bedford :: V15
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15 Feb 99Corn Exchange, Bedford :: V15
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Originally composed to introduce children to the different instruments of an orchestra, Prokoviev's exciting classical score is the inspiration for this ingenius puppet show. No high tech special fx or computer manipulation here, but a mix of shadow, body and near lifesize puppets with which Da Silva have intrigued young ones for nigh on forty years. The support show is 'Circus Caprice' which is loosely based on Aesop's fable 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf'.Company Da Silva Puppets.
10 Oct 98Castle Theatre, Wellingborough :: V465
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Life size puppets and music breathe life into this great Russian fable.Company Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre.
5 Aug 98Burnley Mechanics, Burnley :: V519
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5 Aug 98Burnley Mechanics, Burnley :: V519
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Other listings

13 Aug 21 to 15 Aug 21General, General :: V1281
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6 Jun 10The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
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7 Apr 01Haymarket Theatre, Leicester :: V431
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18 Dec 00Harlequin Theatre, Northwich :: V474
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9 Jun 99Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham :: V143
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