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The Scarecrows’ Wedding

Two performers in farmer's costumes on stage, one playing a small guitar, one playing a small tin penny whistle

Following last season’s five-star hit Stick Man, Scamp Theatre return to the Exeter Northcott Theatre to present a truly heart-warming adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s new bestselling book The Scarecrows’ Wedding.

Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay are excellent scarecrows (they scare a lot of crows). Harry loves Betty, and Betty loves Harry – so they decide to get married. Harry sets off to search for their wedding day essentials including a dress of feathers, a bunch of flowers and a necklace made from shells.

However, when the farmer notices he is missing a scarecrow, he replaces Harry with the devilishly smooth but dangerous Reginald Rake. Dashing, daring and ever so cool, can Reginald persuade Betty that he is the scarecrow for her? Will Harry make it back in the nick of time before Reginald ruins their special day?

Bursting at the seams with Scamp Theatre’s inimitable style (Stick Man, Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales, and Pirate Gran) this epic love story promises wit, drama, and wedding bells!

‘Scamp Theatre send shivers down my spine. They are so lively and innovative’
Julia Donaldson, author and former Children’s Laureate

‘I think the quality of what Scamp do is amazing.’
Michael Morpurgo

Tickets: £13
Family Ticket: £36 for 3 + up to 3 more tickets £12 each
Schools: £9 groups 10+
Age: 3yrs+
Date: Tues 8 & Wed 9 September 2015
Running Time: 60 mins
For more information, please contact Jenny Hogg on 01392 272 409 or email her at [email protected]

Notes to editors

Scamp Theatre was founded in 2003 by award-winning international producers Jennifer Sutherland and Louise Callow. Scamp brings a range of theatrical live performance to audiences of all ages, with an increased focus on adaptation, particularly in children’s literature. With productions touring constantly, Scamp have a superb track record in theatre production in London, on tour and at the world’s leading venues & festivals.

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