Tall Stories in association with Curve

The Smeds
and The Smoos

Wed 1 - Fri 31 Dec 2021



A joyful tale of star-crossed aliens

Soar into space with this exciting adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

On a far-off planet, Smeds and Smoos can’t be friends. So when a young Smed and Smoo fall in love and zoom off into space together, how will their families get them back?

Music, laughs and interplanetary adventures for everyone aged 3 and up, from Tall Stories – the company that brought you The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom live on stage.

An irresistibly funny and wise story” (New Statesman)

Running Time: Approx. 55 mins (no interval)


£14 – £10

£10 Under 18s school groups
£12 for Groups 10+
15% off for Members
2-4-1 tickets for FriendsSupporters and Business Friends on Thu 2 Dec 1.30pm

FAMILY  TICKET (only valid on certain performances)
£48 (includes 4 tickets)

Thu 9 Dec, 1.30pm

Captioned: Sat 11 Dec, 1.30pm

Relaxed: Wed 15 Dec, 1.30pm & Tue 28 Dec 10.30am
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Audio Described: Wed 22 Dec, 1.30pm, with pre-show introduction for audio description users from 12 noon. Please meet outside the Box Office to join the talk.

Listen to the audio introduction to The Smeds and The Smoos on SoundCloud, or in the player below.

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Credits & Acknowledgments

The Smeds and the Smoos © Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler 2019, published by Scholastic

Director Toby Mitchell
Set and Costume Designer Barney George
Composers and Sound Designers Andy Shaw and Jon Fiber
Choreographer Julia Cave
Lighting Designer Peter Harrison
Puppetry Designer Yvonne Stone

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