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Hetty Feather

Wed 9 December - Sun 10 January

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Picture of Hetty Feather on a swing

The Olivier Award nominated West End smash hit tours the UK following its sold out run in London. Thrillingly brought to life with live music. songs and circus skills - Hetty arrives at The Lowry from December 2015 to January 2016.

ROLL UP and join Hetty on her escape from the Foundling Hospital. TREMBLE as she faces Matron Stinking bottomly.

THRILL as she discovers the squirrel house and Tanglefields Travelling Circus. GASP as she endures a night locked in the attic.
as she braves the scary streets of Victorian London and
as she overcomes all in the search to find her real mother and a true family of her own.

“I am so thrilled that Hetty Feather has become a stage play! I’ve written exactly one hundred books but Hetty Feather is my number one top favourite!” Jacqueline Wilson

From best-selling author Jacqueline Wilson, the tale of plucky Hetty Feather is brought thrillingly to life on stage by award winning script writer Emma Reeves (CBBC’s The Story of Tracy Beaker) and the Olivier Award Nominated director Sally Cookson, whose many five star productions include Peter Pan, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt and Stick Man. With an original musical score by Benji Bower, circus skills and a huge heart, Hetty Feather is a terrific adventure story –

The perfect treat for the whole family.

See pictures from the show here

 ***** “Gripped, wowed amused and reduced to a warm puddle of tears by this spectacular stage adaptation.” The Times

 ***** “Wilson’s plot makes a strong case for the power of invention and the magic of storytelling... both of which it delivers on spectacularly.” The Independent 

“Phoebe Thomas in the title role is terrific- red haired, hot tempered and completely indomitable.” Mail on Sunday

***** “A brilliant and engaging performance for all ages” Mumsnet

**** “Expertly brought to life in this spellbinding show with a combination of brilliant acting and breath-taking aerial circus. Absolutely first rate.” Birmingham Mail   

Running Times
First Act 60mins
Interval 20 mins
Second Act 60mins 

The Show Will Go On! Adverse Weather

Should we see adverse weather on the day of any performance at The Lowry, the show will continue as normal. Due to the nature of our agreements with the producers who bring their shows to The Lowry, we are not able to offer any refunds or ticket exchanges outside of our normal policy (see standard terms and conditions with link) due to adverse weather. Galleries opening times may vary, but please check for the most up-to-date information.

   Member Offer 2-4-1 tickets for Opening Evening  - Wed 9 December
(Limited to 50 pairs) 
   Accessible Performances  
   BSL Thu 7 January | 5:30pm
  Audio Description Sat 9 January | 2pm
   Family Ticket  
   Groups Rate

No booking fees for groups of 10+!
You’ll also receive £3.50 off the adult ticket price and receive one in ten tickets free
Find out more and book your tickets here.

 school logo  Schools Rate

Schools price only £14.50 per person!
You’ll also receive one in ten tickets free, and no booking fees. Available on Tue - Thu only.
Find out more and book your tickets here.

Teachers Resource Pack
This pack will provides an historical overview to the play, as well as detailing three drama lesson plans aimed to engage students creatively with Hetty's story.
Click here to download

The Lowry is a private limited company registered in England and Wales (no. 3255905) and a registered charity (no. 1053962).