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The Dong with a Luminous Nose

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Sat 25 Sep 2021

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And those who watch at that midnight hourFrom Hall or Terrace, or lofty Tower,

Cry, as the wild light passes along, –“The Dong! The Dong!
The wandering Dong through the forest goes!The Dong! The Dong!
The Dong with a luminous nose!

Edward is a bit of an oddball. A shy and troubled boy, he makes no effort to get on with other people. Instead he is always watching the horizon, waiting for something to happen. Then one day “the Jumblies” arrive, and his life is turned upside down… then shaken about a bit… and then a bit more!

With a huge and colourful cast of abstract and figurative puppets, this absurd take on Lear’s nonsense classic explores that difficult age between being a child and becoming an adult.

Aimed at ages 7 - adult.

“This is a deliciously visceral experience that leaves the young audience with their skin tingling and their curiosity piqued”–The Guardian