Starring a Hedgehog and a Tortoise both in search of a hug. A tale of hope, empathy and acceptance. A journey full of fun, laughs and love
about the production
Long Nose Puppets’ new show is based on the heart-warming and funny book 'The Hug' by Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar. The story stars a Hedgehog and a Tortoise both in search of a restorative hug. They face many rejections along the way from a greedy badger and an obsessive squirrel to an a cross fox and a not-very-wise owl. It's a tale of hope, empathy and finding that right SOMEONE. Set to Tom Gray's beautiful and witty music, the audience are invited on a journey full of fun, laughter, love and acceptance...and at the end, a very special
about the artist
Long Nose Puppets have teamed up with master puppet maker Annie Brooks to create a miniature puppet show in a suitcase. It is an intimate show for up to 3 families that will transport you to another world.
width: 5 metres
height: 3 metres
depth: 5 metres
If there is a tech operator :
2-9 year olds
Our shows are very visual and we have tried to incorporate as much visual language into them for a non hearing audience. We are happy to offer relaxed performances with brighter lighting and for audience members to coma and meet the puppets before the show if they would like to familiarise themselves and know what to expect. We offer a fully signed BSL interpreter at and extra £260.
Meet the puppets, Owls Mindful Hug Handout.
£650 for one show within 2 hours travel time from Brighton
£800 for 2 shows within 2 hours travel time from Brighton
£850 for 1 show if travel further than 2 hours travel time from Brighton
£1000 for 2 shows/day if further than 2 hours travel time from Brighton.
Audience to hand sanitize to enter building. We will wear masks apart form during the show.