When the Birds Sang

In this fantastical new dance theatre show, a little girl overcomes her loss when she meets a colourful feathered friend and they embark on a magical adventure together.

Inspired by children’s own experiences, this breath-taking new show from leading children’s theatre companies Theatre Hullabaloo and Travelling Light Theatre Company combines beautiful dance, epic music and captivating storytelling to celebrate the power of imagination.

Dates and times:
Saturday 27th May
11am & 1.30pm

Tuesday 30th May
11am* Neurodiverse Performance & 1.30pm

Wednesday 31st May 
11am & 1.30pm

Duration: 50 minutes

Child £7 / Adult £7
Adult Babe in Arms (under 12 months) £7
Group ticket (4 people, min 1 child) £24  – offer applied at checkout.

Schools performances:
Tuesday 23rd May – 1.30pm
Wednesday 24th May – 9.45am & 1.30pm
Thursday 25th May – 9.45am & 1.30pm
Friday 26th May – 9.45am

For bookings and more information, please contact The Hullabaloo office on 01325 405680 or email Kate Weston at kateweston@theatrehullabaloo.org.uk.

*Neurodiverse Performance – for more information about our neurodiverse performances please visit our FAQs section here and select ‘Additional Access Needs’.

Photo gallery credit: Mark Savage

Meet the stars


Harry Kingscott

Dad / Bird

Rosie Macari


Sarah Argent


Edwina Bridgeman


Patrick Dineen


Wilkie Branson

Movement Director

Miranda Thain

Artistic Producer

In her current role, Miranda leads the artistic programme and learning and research elements of Theatre Hullabaloo’s work, including the development and mentorship of artists. Miranda has a particular interest in the role of imaginative play in the lives of very young children.

Miranda has commissioned and produced more than 45 shows for, by and with children and young people.

Ali Rigby-Roberts

Production Manager

Wambui Hardcastle

Assistant Director

Alex Edwards

Lighting Designer

Becky Vowles

Costume Maker

Beatrice Mackintosh

Assistant Stage Manager