Puss in Boots

State of Play Theatre & Telling Tales return to the De Grey Ballroom at York Theatre Royal with a new storytelling performance to ignite the imagination.

Produced by State of Play Theatre, Telling Tales & York Theatre Royal
Written by Robin Simpson
Performed by Susanna Meese, Robin Simpson, Lizzie Wiggs, Richard Kay
Directed by Kyle Davies
Designed by Lydia Denno

Performance History

Venue: De Grey Ballroom, York Theatre Royal
Dates: Wed 10th Dec - Sat 3rd Jan, 2015
Times: Various
More information: York Theatre Royal

Join down-at-heel Jack and his Puss in Boots as they struggle to improve their fortunes in this classic adventure tale. This production’s comic retelling spans the intimate to the epic, from intricate shadow puppetry to truly ogre-sized puppets.

You’ll feel part of the action as you journey with Puss, meeting colourful characters and visiting faraway places. With laughs and surprises a plenty this is the purr-fect tale for you and your family this Christmas!

This show is for audiences aged 5 to 11, with the exception of performances designated as All Ages Welcome (AAW), where the show has been slightly adapted to suit younger audiences and all the family are welcome.

Puss in Boots has been generously supported by the The Arts Council England.

What Critics are Saying

“…all four performers (under Kyle Davies’s clear and elegant direction) are wonderfully engaging and create a magical tale which holds the audience’s attention magnificently.” – British a Theatre Guide

“Wiggs excels when she takes on the role of the cat itself, effortlessly and gracefully manipulating a couple of different puppets to create the illusion of a real-life walking, talking cat.” – British Theatre Guide

“French resistance is futile; Puss In Boots is the cat’s whiskers.” – York press

“Director Kyle Davies oversees an enchanting, imaginative, highly amusing French frolic of a feline story, performed with such obvious joy by a cast blessed with a witty, wily, sprightly script and fantastic, playful costume and set designs by Lydia Denno.” – York press

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