HookHitch Theatre: 2016 Easter Tour Booking Package
My Friend Peter
The Tale of Beatrix Potter
My Friend Peter is a family friendly folk musical suitable for all those who seek big adventures in little places. Join Beatrix as she makes her journey through the uncharted water of a life most unexpected; share in the loves, losses, struggles and triumphs of one of the most celebrated authors in children’s literature. Her imagination comes alive on-stage accompanied by rousing folk-music, but the fantasy unravels when cruel twists of fate uncover a bitter-sweet reality behind the magic.
Musical/ Family-Friendly/ Drama/ Adaptation
2016 will be the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth; this will be commemorated by a Heritage Lottery Fund government initiative to support national heritage. The play explores Beatrix Potter’s involvement in the legacy of The National Trust. Potter's work can be linked to many areas of the National Curriculum including Literacy, History, Geography, Art and Science Topic work.
Media Pack and Education Pack available
A2, A3 and A4 Posters, and A5 Flyers.
FURTHER COMPANY INFORMATION:
After storming success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and on tour with the folk-music-infused storytelling of This was the World and I was King, HookHitch Theatre return with a much loved author at the helm of their new foot-stomping adventure. Audiences are invited to discover something new, or be reminded of something they had forgotten as they step into the world of Beatrix Potter.
HookHitch Theatre was founded in 2012 by Casey Jay Andrews and Laura Trundle and comprises of Actor-Musicians trained at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, The Guildford School of Acting and East 15 Acting School.
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS:
The 48 Hour Film Project Audience Award 2013 - Winners
The National Student Drama Festival 2013 – Commendation for puppetry design
The Musical Theatre Network Awards 2013- Nominee
The IdeasTap Underbelly Award 2014 – Shortlist
The DramaUK Scottish Daily Mail Award 2014 – Shortlist
The Charlie Hartill Special Reserve Fund 2012 & 2014 – Shortlist
The GSA Friends 2014 Enterprise Award – Winners