The Smartest Giant in Town artwork. Background: a countryside scene, grass and trees with mountains in the distance. A few houses on the right-hand side of the image. Foreground. A group of animals play around and look at a large pair of legs (black shoes, grey trousers) standing in the centre of the image. Text on the left-hand side of the image reads: 'The Smartest Giant in Town'. Text on the right-hand side of the image reads: 'A musical adaptation of the best-selling book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
The Smartest Giant in Town artwork. Background: a countryside scene, grass and trees with mountains in the distance. A few houses on the right-hand side of the image. Foreground. A group of animals play around and look at a large pair of legs (black shoes, grey trousers) standing in the centre of the image. Text on the left-hand side of the image reads: 'The Smartest Giant in Town'. Text on the right-hand side of the image reads: 'A musical adaptation of the best-selling book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Background: A purple screen. Foreground: Two puppeteers control a family of mouse puppets, one mother mouse and three children.
Photo (c) Ellie Kurttz
Background: A cartoon countryside scene, with trees, hills and blue sky. Foreground: a puppeteer controls a large goat puppet, which is wearing a striped jumper. The goat is stood in front of a small model boat.
Photo (c) Ellie Kurttz
Background: A purple screen. Foreground: Two puppeteers control a fox puppet wearing a striped shirt and a hat, which is say on the arm of a tall man wearing a large, grinning face mask
Photo (c) Ellie Kurttz

A Little Angel Theatre and Fierylight co-production

The Smartest Giant in Town

Based on the bestselling book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

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George wishes he wasn’t the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it’s time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he’s the smartest giant in town… until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help – and his clothes!

This heart-warming tale about friendship and helping those in need is brought to life in a musical, puppet-filled adventure, following on from Little Angel Theatre’s bestselling adaptations of Julia Donaldson’s picture books including The Singing Mermaid and The Everywhere Bear.

⭑⭑⭑⭑ ‘A joy’ – Evening Standard

★★★★★

A family-pleasing belter – short, simple and utterly charming.”

LondonTheatre1

★★★★

A delightful 45-minute musical.”

ReviewsHub

★★★★

The puppetry is very charming.”

Musical Theatre Review

Age guidance: 3+

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