Stuart Paterson ‘master of children’s theatre’ (Scotsman) and exciting new theatre company WildChild bring Morpurgo’s novel to life in this charming adaptation. With the voice of Grandmother kindly recorded by Jenny Agutter!


Join Michael, Stella, a buffoonery of orangutans and Japanese war survivor Kensuke on their fight to protect the Kingdom. With enchanting storytelling, puppetry and original music this production is sure to win over your children’s hearts and captivate the whole family’s imagination!

Off on the adventure of a lifetime, Michael, his parents and their faithful dog Stella set sail around the world. Then the night before his twelfth birthday, disaster strikes.  Washed overboard, Michael finds himself stranded on an island in the Pacific. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish, of fruit, and a bowl of fresh water. He is not alone…

Kensuke’s Kingdom is a delightful children’s classic by former Children’s Laureate, Sir Michael Morpurgo OBE! Celebrated as the creator of War Horse he has written more than one hundred books and won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Children’s Book Award and has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal four times.