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Tortoise & the Hare

Following the sell-out successes of Ugly Duckling, Three Little Pigs and Elves & the Shoemaker and the TV adaptations for CBeebies, Northern Ballet bring their magic to Tortoise & the Hare.


Once upon a time there was a speedy Hare who never stopped talking about how fast he could run. Tired of being teased for his slowness, Tortoise challenged him to a race. No one thought he could win, but life is full of surprises!

Bringing this much-loved Aesop’s fable to life, Tortoise & the Hare is the perfect opportunity for your little ones to enjoy live ballet, music and theatre.

These child friendly performances last approximately 40 minutes.

Touring to

This production is not currently touring, here is what we are performing in the coming months...

For full tour venues and dates see the national tour listings.

Previously toured to...


Leeds Leeds Leeds


Middlesbrough Durham Mansfield Huddersfield Reading Cheltenham Dunstable Harlow Buxton Workington Keswick Berwick-upon-Tweed Cambridge Ipswich Royal Tunbridge Wells Yeovil Exeter Derby Peterborough Barnsley Harrogate Barrow-in-Furness Lancaster Corby Chesterfield Bridlington Goole Norwich Milton Keynes Southampton Doncaster London Richmond Aylesbury Wolverhampton Stoke-on-Trent Leicester Woking Bradford

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Running time 40 minutes (apprx)

This production contains strobe lighting.


Creative Team