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John's new tour All Hail The Snail is a mainstay of the 2018 schedule. Go here to find an interview posted in Canary Wharf Kids where he discusses the show and offers advice to children interested in creative writing and their parents. And go here to listen to John talking to Nick Coffer about the show on BBC Three Counties Radio. You will need to sign into BBC Iplayer.

August 2018

4 -19 August - Morning Wordship @ Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Clappy, clippy, cloppy, floppy, flappy sing-song and poem pong for all the family

Saturday 4 - Sunday 19 August 10.30am    Tickets £10 / £8 concessions

Shows are on August 4-5, 9-12 and 16-19

Pleasance Courtyard (Venue 33)    60 Pleasance     Edinburgh     EH8 9TJ

Web www.tickets.edfringe.com


4 -26 August - New and Selected Potatoes @ Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Just sit backwards and let your front soak up the wash of rhyme

Saturday 4 - Sunday 26 August 4.20pm    Tickets £13 (2 for 1 on 6 & 7 August)

Every day except Monday 13 August. Suitable for older children.

Assembly George Square Studios (Venue 17)    George Square    Edinburgh     EH8 9LH

Web www.tickets.edfringe.com

 

September 2018

14 September - New & Selected @ The Quarry Theatre
New writing, original and imaginative work and innovative adaptations of the classics

Friday 14 September 8.00pm     Tickets £15.50 / £13.50 concessions

Including Pass the Parsnip, Flinging the Fennel and possibly Vegetaboules. Devised to some extent for adults but will appeal to many approaching double figures.

Quarry Theatre     26 St Peter's Street     Bedford     MK40 2NN

Phone 01234 362337     Web www.quarrytheatre.org.uk


15 September - Family Wordship @ Cambridge Junction

Up-and-coming, youthful and cutting-edge

Saturday 15 September 8.00pm    Tickets £14.50

Plenty of healthy vocab for both young and older. Drawings of 12 different animals, not all immediately recognisable.

Cambridge Junction     Clifton Way     Cambridge     CB1 7GX

Phone 01223 511 511     Web www.junction.co.uk


16 September - New & Selected @ Colchester Arts Centre

The little church with the big attitude deep in the heart of Essex

Sunday 16 September 8.00pm    Tickets £14.00 / £12.00 concessions

Colchester Arts Centre     Church Street     Colchester     Essex     CO1 1NF

Phone 01206 500900      Web www.colchesterartscentre.com


20 September - New & Selected @ Norwich Arts Centre
Winner of several awards for best small venue

Thursday 20 September 8.00pm    Tickets £14.50 / £11.50 concessions

Norwich Arts Centre     St Benedict's Street     Norwich     NR2 4PG

Phone 01603 660352     Web www.norwichartscentre.co.uk


23 September - Family Wordship @ The Lowry Salford

The first of two Sunday shows at this iconic venue

Sunday 23 September 3.00pm    Tickets £8.50 / £5.50 concessions

The Lowry      Pier 8     The Quays    Salford     M50 3AZ

Phone 0843 208 6000     Web www.thelowry.com


23 September - New & Selected @ The Lowry Salford

And here's the second

Sunday 23 September 8.00pm    Tickets £12.00 / £10.00 concessions

The Lowry      Pier 8     The Quays    Salford     M50 3AZ

Phone 0843 208 6000     Web www.thelowry.com

 

Reviews

'More Elvis Costello than Alan Bennett'
Scotsman

'Awesomely mundane'
The Independent

'Scandalously talented'
Sunday Times

'Bleeding marvellous'
NME

'Like a good deed in a naughty world'
Herts Advertiser

'Makes little sense'
Luton News

'(Animal Alphaboat is) one of the ten best kids' shows at the 2010 Edinburgh Festival'
Guardian and Telegraph

‘Marvellous, joyful fun'
The Telegraph

'An incurable entertainer'
The Guardian