Musical Theatre Review
Freckle specialise in producing superb theatre shows for families, adapted from books by the brilliant Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Zog was created in 2020 to major acclaim before theatres closed. The show was remounted in the summer of 2021. Zog features remarkable puppets designed by Lyndie Wright, co-founder of Little Angel and wonderful, witty songs by acclaimed singer, pianist and songwriter Joe Stilgoe. The show is directed by Emma Kilbey, designed by Katie Sykes with lighting by Ric Mountjoy.
Zog will tour the UK again in 2023
The sequel, Zog and The Flying Doctors is currently touring the UK to amazing reviews and audience reaction. With music and lyrics by Joe Stilgoe and directed and adapted by Emma Kilbey, the show has beautiful costumes designed by Lucy Bradridge with Louise Smith as costume supervisor. The set is designed by Lucy Bradridge and lighting by Aaron J Dootson.
Zog and The Flying Doctors will play the Lowry Salford in the summer of 2023.
The show will tour the UK again in 2024.
Stick Man has toured nationally and played London’s West End for more than ten years. Originally directed by Sally Cookson and designed by Katie Sykes, it is currently directed by Mark Kane, who was the original Stick Man and who has worked extensively with Sally Cookson as an associate. The musical director is Brian Hargreaves and the songs are by Benji Bower with lighting by El Higgins.
Stick Man will play at Leicester Square Theatre in London, Warwick Arts Centre and Leeds Playhouse at Christmas.
Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales which also features Monkey Puzzle, The Smartest Giant in Town and A Squash and a Squeeze has toured for several years. This delightful show features clowning, songs and endlessly inventive props and costumes. Originally directed by Sally Cookson and designed by Katie Sykes, the show is now directed by Mark Kane with musical direction by Brian Hargreaves. The songs are by Benji Bower and lighting by El Higgins.
Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales plays CarFest in Cheshire and Hampshire, the New Theatre in Cardiff and three weeks at Cadogan Hall, London in August.
The show will tour again in Spring 2024.
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