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The famous fable where a hare, so sure he's the fastest animal in the wood, challenges a tortoise to a race. The tortoise wins on account of the hare stopping for a nap - thus proving that slow and sure beats fast and unreliable.

Author Aesop.

Archive listings for The Hare and the Tortoise

Work type: Kids show.


Are you ready for the most anticipated race in town? Who will be the fastest; who's the best? Who will finally win the race? Will it be the younger, fitter Hare Performer Nimisha Odedra (Tortoise). Performer Tendayi Tee J Jembere (Hare). Performer Tom Mangan (Commentator).
2 Dec 19 to 7 Dec 19General, General :: V1270
listing details L01896977628


The hare-brained Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company returns with an up-to-date, Olympic sized re-write of this world famous fable. It's the race of the decade between slow, steady tortoise and speedy, greedy hare. They're fit they're keen, they're completely mismatched!! Surely it will all be over before it's even begun? Running time: 55 mins (no interval)Company Stuff and Nonsense. Adapted by Niki McCretton. Adapted by Marc Parrett.
1 Apr 14 to 10 Apr 14ARC, Stockton-on-Tees :: V01950064742
listing details L410003862
7 Dec 13 to 3 Jan 14Jacksons Lane, Outer London :: V312
listing details L01284637357
27 Oct 13 to 30 Oct 13Waterside Arts Centre, Sale :: V0383692381
listing details L1392673274
27 Apr 13 to 28 Apr 13Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Outer London :: V315
listing details L51236108
13 Apr 13 to 14 Apr 13Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham :: V0165922284
listing details L784144709
14 Feb 12 to 18 Feb 12Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre, Taunton :: V918
listing details L271289928
2 Feb 12 to 5 Feb 12Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
listing details L1913032037


It's the race of the decade! Slow, steady tortoise versus speedy, greedy hare. They're fit, they're keen, they're completely miss-matched! Surely it's all over before it's begun? Following their sell out performances of The Enormous Turnip, The Elves and The Shoemaker, Little Red Hen and The 3 Little Pigs last Christmas, the hare-brained Stuff & Nonsense Theatre Company return with an up-to-date, Olympic-sized re-write of this world famous fable. Suitable for ANYONE over 3Adapted by Niki McCretton. Adapted by Marc Parrett. Director Niki McCretton. Design Edwina Bridgeman. Music Sarah Moody. Sound Gwen Scott. Other Phil Mead (films).
24 Nov 11 to 10 Dec 11Lighthouse (previously known as Poole Arts Centre), Poole :: V910
listing details L857230939


Company Tutti Frutti Theatre.
12 Nov 11Drill Hall, Lincoln :: V01422328453
listing details L1867615572


Ages 4+Company Idolrich. Company Theatre Rotto.
17 Sep 11NST Campus, Southampton :: V776
listing details L1498029491


A fun, interactive and imaginative show for children aged 4-8+ with live music and enchanting storytelling. Follow Ernest Trudge's adventure as he tries to save his village from the nasty Rhoda Skunk. Watch as Harold Bigfeet tries to outdo Ernest with tricks. But who wins in the end?Company Cut to the Chase. Director Patrick O'Sullivan. Design Rodney Ford. Music Steven Markwick. Choreographer Emily Parker. Performer Sarah-Lee Dicks. Performer Rew Lowe. Performer Lucy Rivers. Performer Adrian Salmon. Performer Joe West.
6 Mar 10 to 20 Mar 10Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch :: V41
listing details L01618680313


Recommended for everyone aged 3+Company Licketyspit.
17 Oct 09Byre Theatre, St Andrews :: V640
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12 Sep 09Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh :: V633
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Producer York Theatre Royal.
2 May 07 to 19 May 07Theatre Royal, York :: V954
listing details L1777132336


For children under the age of 6.Company Wee Stories. Performer Virginia Radcliffe. Performer Deborah Arnott.
17 Oct 02Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline :: V1112
listing details L311894725
8 Oct 02Perth Theatre, Perth :: V637
listing details L869841408
5 Oct 02Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh :: V633
listing details L02039553256
28 Sep 02Byre Theatre, St Andrews :: V640
listing details L1528473468
22 Sep 01Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh :: V605
listing details L01442930175


Company Little Angel.
21 Sep 02Haymarket Theatre, Leicester :: V431
listing details L997573724


Company Aesop's Touring Company.
27 Apr 02Jacksons Lane, Outer London :: V312
listing details L869888025
5 May 01Dorking Halls, Dorking :: V1030
listing details L1602792150
23 Oct 00Electric Theatre, Guildford :: V01732805351
listing details L312632304


For everyone over 5. Warm and witty retelling of Aesop's fable, with an important road safety message.Adapted by Vicky Ireland. Design Tessa Scott. Music Steven Markwick. Lighting Nick Hunt. Performer Olivia Carruthers. Performer Paul McCrink. Performer Erika Poole. Performer Kieron Smith. Performer Michael Wynne.
12 Feb 98 to 18 Apr 98Polka Theatre for Children, Outer London :: V324
listing details L0164905955


Company Sixth Sense Theatre Trust. Adapted by Mark Hollander.
21 Mar 98Swindon Arts Centre, Swindon :: V927
listing details L310154102

Other listings

21 Mar 98King's Lynn Arts Centre, Kings Lynn :: V67
listing details L1989852228
7 Mar 98Playhouse, Salisbury :: V923
listing details L116737521

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