New Perspectives Theatre Company

The Giant Jam Sandwich



1 Mar
12.00pm & 3.00pm



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Main House

60m (no interval)

Age 3 - 7

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Show Information

One hot summer’s day, four million wasps invade the quiet village of Itching Down. The picnickers panic and the farmer stops haymaking. The wasps are noisy, nasty and worst of all, they don’t mind who they sting! That is until the baker has an ingenious idea...

New Perspectives brings one of the most loved picture books to life on stage to enthral a new generation.

Join the villagers in their giant sandwich-making plan to defeat the wasps and help save the day, in a funpacked feast for 3 – 7 year olds and their families.

Show Times

1 Mar, 12.00pm & 3.00pm


"Musical theatre for children at its finest...if you have children, see this show!" one4review

"Perfect theatrical adaptation...bursting with songs, humour and clever references for the grown-ups." The List ★★★★★

"Imaginative and fun...really hits the mark" The Scotsman ★★★★

"Kazoos, helicopters, wasps and of course lots and lots of jam - this show packs it all in and is one sandwich that's well worth tasting!!!" Edinburgh Festival for Kids

"Engaging and interactive production that makes for the best kind of children's theatre" The Stage ★★★★★

Cast & Team

Adapted from the picture book by John Vernon Lord & Janet Burroway

Adapted and Directed by Jack McNamara

Lighting Designer Mark Pritchard

Musical Director and Composer James Atherton

Set Designer Amy Jane Cook

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