The Pixie and the Pudding
A Little Angel Theatre production
Aimed at ages 4 – 11
Duration: approx 1 hour
It’s Christmas Eve on the farm, and the chickens, pigs and cows are fast asleep. Inside the farmhouse, the fire is roaring and a delicious, steaming pudding is left out on the windowsill…
When Charlie and her dad move to the farm from the city, everything seems to go wrong. Dolly the cow’s in a grump, there’s not an egg to be found, and even the cockerel has stopped crowing! If only they’d paid attention to the mysterious note left on their windowsill about a curious pixie and the pudding she likes to eat on Christmas Eve…
This enchanting musical brings a tale from Scandinavian folklore to life with puppetry, original music and a sprinkling of pixie magic.
The Pixie and the Pudding is aimed at ages 4-11. All ages can enjoy the funny farm animals and the Pixie’s magical visits to the house, and for older children there are ideas about tradition, city life versus country life, and the characters’ relationships. Very young children may get restless as the show runs for almost an hour and has lots of dialogue and not many ‘joining in’ parts.
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For older EYFS, KS1 & KS2/ Age 4-11 – see above for notes on age guidance
English: Folk stories from around the world. Mythical creatures, myths and legends.
Topic/Geography: The seasons, life on the farm.
Our Educational Pack will be available soon.
The Visual Story will be available soon.
Tickets for school groups are £6.50 for each adult and each child (weekdays before 3pm, during Islington term time only). Free adult tickets are available for children who need 1:1 support.
BSL Interpreted Performance: Saturday 21 January, 2 pm Click here to book tickets.
These performances are provided for those who use British Sign Language. The interpreter will be at the front of the stage and lit with a spotlight. They will provide a linguistic and artistic interpretation of the show for people who are D/deaf or for whom BSL is their preferred language.
Relaxed Performance: Saturday 14 January, 4 pm
No online booking for Relaxed Performances – please call 020 7226 1787
Relaxed Performances are provided for people who would benefit from a more relaxed environment, or are uncomfortable with sudden lighting changes or loud noises, including those with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, sensory or communication needs or a learning disability. Find out more here.
The visual story for The Pixie and The Pudding can be found here.
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If you are interested in arranging a weekday Relaxed Performance for a school group, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Written by Barb Jungr and Samantha Lane
Directed by Samantha Lane
Music and lyrics by Barb Jungr
Set and costume design by Mila Sanders
Puppets designed and made by Lyndie Wright
Lighting design by Sherry Coenen
Performed by Samuel Dutton and Jazmine Wilkinson