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Three Little Pigs trots off on tour

Press release date 
Wed 22 Jan 2014

Following sell–out performances at its première in Leeds, Northern Ballet’s new ballet for children, Three Little Pigs, embarks on an extensive tour to 21 theatres across the UK from Tuesday 11 March.

The second production in Northern Ballet’s series of Short Ballets for Small People, Three Little Pigs follows the sell-out success of Ugly Duckling, which became a BAFTA award-winning TV adaptation for CBeebies.

Choreographed by Northern Ballet dancers Hannah Bateman and Victoria Sibson, Three Little Pigs brings to life the famous fable of how the little pigs escape the Big Bad Wolf as he tries to huff and puff and blow their houses down.

Selina McGonagle, Director of Learning at Northern Ballet, said, “I am so pleased that we are able to tour the work of Northern Ballet to smaller venues across the Northern region making the work of the company accessible to young children and their families. This fun, lively production is a brilliant way to introduce under 5’s to seeing ballet and visiting the theatre.  After the great success of Ugly Duckling, I hope even more children will delight in the adventures of the Three Little Pigs!”

The performance is 30 minutes in length making it perfect for young children. Three Little Pigs is performed to live music and includes classical compositions and theme tunes from popular children’s cartoons such as Frank Churchill’s ‘Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?’.

This colourful, comic and entertaining production has been created to introduce children and young families to live dance, music and theatre at an affordable price. Tickets range from £4 to £8 depending on the venue.

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Touring to

This production is not currently on tour. Take a look at our national tour listings to see what we're performing and where.

Previously toured to...

Newcastle, Theatre Royal
08448 11 21 21
Nottingham, Theatre Royal
0115 989 5555
Woking, New Victoria Theatre
0844 871 7645
Southampton, Mayflower
02380 711811
Milton Keynes Theatre
0844 871 7652
Norwich, Theatre Royal
01603 630 000
Huddersfield, Lawrence Batley Theatre
01484 430528
Barrow-in-Furness, The Forum
01229 820000
Leicester, Curve Theatre
0116 242 3595
Harrogate Theatre
01423 502 116
Blackpool, the Grand Theatre
01253 290190
Lancaster, The Dukes Theatre
01524 598500
Durham, Gala Theatre
0300 026 6600
Stirling, MacRobert Theatre
01786 466666
Doncaster, Cast
01302 303 959
Bridlington, The Spa
01262 678258
Bradford, St George's Hall
01274 432000
Barnsley Civic
01226 327000
Berwick, The Maltings Theatre
01289 330 999
Liverpool Playhouse
0151 709 4776
Goole, Junction
01405 763 652
Hull Truck Theatre
01482 323638
Middlesbrough Theatre
01642 81 51 81
Leeds, Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre
0113 220 8008
Leeds, The Riley Theatre - NSCD
0113 220 8008
Hunslet Club, Leeds
0113 220 8008

This table displays past performances of this production.