Thurs 28 Oct, 4pm. Piddletrenthide Hall.
Fri 29 Oct, 11am Child Okeford Hall
Sat 30 Oct, 11am Sturminster Marshall Hall
At the end of a soon-to-be-closed-down pier in a forgotten seaside town, Pierre the pier handyman spends the last weeks as he always does: catching fish for his old bedridden mother and making strange and wonderful things from the rubbish he finds on the beach.
Then who should wash into his life but a homeless mermaid with a spiky attitude and a story to tell! And things aren’t going to be the same again… Can kindness lead to great things? Can a bit less litter make a difference? Can the world’s first human/mermaid rock ‘n’ roll band make big waves?
Renowned stand-up poet and lo-fi theatre maker Jonny Fluffypunk presents a brand spanking new little show for families, with poetry, puppetry, story, song and a healthy dose of ramshackle anarchy. Touring with Artsreach, Dorset’s rural touring arts charity.
“Acute social observation, intricate humour, surreal fantasy, sharp irony and wit… and England’s most pretentious moustache.” The Independent
Age Guidance: recommended 7+
Running Time: 60mins no interval