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The Ballad of Rudy

by Goblin

music-and-opera, children-and-family

A magical show for ages 3+ with incredible live music

about the production

Funny, warm and with a big heart, this show features live music, original songs and lots of imagination that is guaranteed to have children aged 3+ mesmerised from start to finish. Sing the blues with a Polar Bear, jam with the Puffins and beat-box with an Arctic Fox. It all happens at the North Pole Jazz Lounge. The show was first created in 2013 and ran at Chelsea Theatre, London. In 2014 it rant The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury. In 2015 it ran at the Royal Exchange, Manchester. In 2018 it ran at the New Wolsey, Ipswich

about the artist

Goblin are an acclaimed children’s theatre company. 2019 saw 5 productions- Hey Diddle Diddle (UK Tour), Emily Rising (Co-production with Little Angel Theatre, UK tour), The Legend of the Jazz Penguin (London Tour and Christmas run at Theatre by the Lake), Father Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall (Christmas run) & The Adventures of Pinocchio (Christmas run at Cornerstone Didcot). Goblin has performed in lots of brilliant venues across the UK, including runs at Southbank Centre, National Theatre, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Exchange, Manchester, as well as two co-productions with Little Angel Theatre.We are committed to diverse casting.

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stage dimensions

width: 4 metres

height: 4 metres

depth: 4 metres

Ages 3+

Live music, puppetry and a witty script all combine to create a hugely entertaining piece… There is so much to enjoy in this innovative piece of children's theatre

Whats On Stage

An ideal introduction to theatre

Oxford Mail

It is a treat for youngsters and adults alike… It is great to see jazz music introduced to a younger audience and hopefully it will be an inspiration to some.”

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