The Snail and The Whale

Tall Stories (creators of ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘Room on the Broom’ stage shows) are proud to present their latest exciting collaboration with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
  • Venue: Quays Theatre
  • Ages: 4+

This performance is:

  • Accessible
  • Family
  • Good for children

Tall Stories presents 

Inspired by the book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler 

Join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical, musical production inspired by the fantastic bestselling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. 
Longing to see the world, a tiny snail hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. Together they go on an amazing adventure - but when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him? Follow the tiny snail’s exciting journey, as seen through the eyes of an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father... 
Storytelling, live music and lots of laughs for everyone aged 4 and up, from the Olivier Award-nominated company that brought you ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘Room on the Broom’ live on stage. 

“There’s real charm in this production.” ★★★★★ The Scotsman 
“Faultless family fare” ★★★★★ WhatsOnStage 
“Joyous in every way… a textbook example of how to do theatre for children right’ ★★★★★ Broadway Baby “Captivating, inventive storytelling along with beautiful live music’ ★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals for Kids 

Groups Discount 
£2 OFF, 1 in 10 FREE (Wed & Thu)
Call the groups line on 0843 208 6003 for more information. 
Open Mon to Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm. 

Running time: 55 minutes.
Age recommendation: 4+

Relaxed performance: Thu 31 May, 2pm. 

Watch the trailer