£16 | £14 u16s
Great Hall
Sat 9 Mar 2024, 2.30pm


There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly

£16 | £14 u16s
Great Hall
Sat 9 Mar 2024, 2.30pm

Thoroughly entertaining and brilliant fun. ★★★★★

Patricia Goodwin, What's on Stage

See your favourite childhood nursery rhyme brought to life
with this 50th Anniversary production! written by Steven Lee

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. I don’t know why she swallowed a fly…
But The People’s Theatre Company do!

And now you can too, as they bring the world’s best loved nursery rhyme to life just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pam Adams’ bestselling book.

In this enchanting stage adaptation, aliens from a distant planet have crash-landed on earth and need our help to get home. But there’s a problem. Their rocket runs on stories, not fuel, and only the greatest story in the universe will be enough to save them…

With a captivating combination of live action, animation and puppetry, this magical re-telling of There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly is sure to surprise and delight children and nostalgic adults in equal measure.

The songs in the show including If You’re Happy and You know It, Incy Wincy Spider and many more are available to sing along to on The People’s Theatre Company’s website at www.ptc.org.uk so have a listen now and then join in when you come to the performance.

A great introduction to the theatre with just the right balance of sitting listening and taking part ★★★★★ – Bristol Guide

A lovely take on the nursery rhyme with lots of interaction. A truly magical 60 minutes. ★★★★★

Andrea Murphy