Michael Morpugo book on Northampton stage

Why the Whales Came
Why the Whales Came
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A one woman show full of fun, mystery and adventure for children can be seen at Northampton’s Royal & Derngate.

Multi award winning performer and storyteller Danyah Miller vividly brings to life another enchanting tale by much loved children’s author Michael Morpugo, Why the Whales Came.

There will be two performances of the show on Tuesday, November 8.

Children Gracie and Daniel have been forbidden to go near the mysterious and seemingly dangerous Birdman.

But messages and clues intrigue them and, after being lost at sea in the fog and stranded on his tiny island, they begin to unravel the Birdman’s secrets, the villagers’ fears and superstitions and learn why the whales came to the island.

It is a family show for everyone from seven – 107 years old and runs for an hour without an interval.

The show, which is currently touring around the UK, has been praised highly by the original author.

Performances take place at 1.30pm and 4.30pm.

For further information about the show or to book tickets in advance call the box office on 01604 624811 or visit www.royalandderngate.co.uk.