New Perspectives and Unicorn Theatre

The Wolf, The Duck and the Mouse

By Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen Adapted for the stage and directed by Jack McNamara

One day Mouse is gobbled up by a wolf. ‘Oh woe’ says Mouse, who fears this must be the end. But then we discover Duck, who was, until Mouse arrived, taking a nap.

As it turns out, it’s pretty nice living inside the belly of the beast with a new friend. There’s delicious food, dancing and – better still – no more fear of being eaten!

Meanwhile, outside in the forest, things aren’t quite as rosy for Wolf who is being stalked by a hunter. Realising their fates are intertwined, Duck and Mouse hatch a winning plan…

Join us for the stage adaptation of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen’s brilliantly subversive picture book, which finds joy and friendship in the darkest and most unusual of places.

For ages 3 – 8
Please note: this show uses gunshot sound effects

Image Credit

THE WOLF, THE DUCK, AND THE MOUSE. Text copyright © 2017 by Mac Barnett. Illustrations copyright © 2017 by Jon Klassen. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.

Stay and Play

Join Abie in the Drama Studio between 12pm – 2pm on Saturday to make all the lovable characters from the show! With lots of activities, crafts and play time to enjoy, this is a brilliant workshop for the whole family. These sessions are relaxed, so feel free to drop in and make something, play or just watch!


"Extremely amusing...take the sprogs along, but you’re the one in for the bigger treat."

Time Out

"A fabulous piece for theatre for young audiences"

Within Her Words

The Wolf, The Duck and the Mouse

17 January 2020 - 4:00 pm
18 January 2020 - 11:00 am
18 January 2020 - 2:00 pm

Full Price: £8
Concessions: £6

Extra information

Seating for this performance is unreserved

Children aged under 2 go free – please call the box office on 01865 319450 so we can set aside a “lap ticket” for them

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