theatre to host adventure-packed plays for families
adventure-packed double bill of plays for all the family to enjoy
are set to be performed ibn Burnham-On-Sea this Saturday afternoon
theatre company AsOne are returning to The Princess Theatre in Burnham-On-Sea
to perform The Fishermans Daughter Part I & II. The shows
will be performed on Saturday at 2.30pm.
their beautiful storytelling of The Passion and Tinderbox, AsOne
return with this acclaimed production, aimed at children, but that
all ages with enjoy thoroughly!" said Sam Nicol from The Princess.
Fishermans Daughter is an adventure-packed double bill of
plays for all the family to enjoy with an unlikely hero, Harold,
a joker of a one-legged seagull."
classical marine literature in an inspiring way; all ages have found
this cleverly layered play enthralling."
"Part one is 'Sea-Monsters & Pirates' as 10-year-old Jess
worries about pirates, sea-monsters, and storms awaiting the return
of her fisherman father. Then the colourful, Moira arrives with
her one legged seagull friend, Harold and they go on a rollicking
two is 'Jesss Odyssey' as the Fishermans Daughter Jess
loves reading but Homers Odyssey confuses her. Up pops a stranger,
who just happens to have the same name as the author Homer, a Greek
boy from a trawler in the harbour, who holds a very bedraggled one
legged seagull he has rescued from the water. All three go on an
Odyssey. But where is the missing librarian, Moira? A very fishy
tale with a surprise ending!"
Artistic Director, Jane McKell, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
audiences love making the sounds of the storm, the waves, the wind,
and seagulls; for each and everyone there are characters to empathise
father said: My daughter loved it. Even grumpy grandpas thought
it was brill. Its been a joy hearing families leave
the theatre chatting away about what they have seen and enjoyed
"All in all the play entertains hugely whilst encouraging the
family to go away and look at classic maritime literature such as
Treasure Island, Peter Pan, The Odyssey, The Mariners Tale,
Moby Dick, The Little Mermaid, Moonfleet and many more."
With funding from Arts Council of England, the original play was
commissioned by Weymouths Leviathan Maritime Literary Festival
in Easter 2016, and has already toured to packed libraries, and
schools and theatres over the last two seasons.
are priced at Standard £10/Concessions £8/Chilren £5.
Call The Box Office on 01278 784464 to reserve seats.