Team

Adapted by the company from the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Macmillan Children's Books)

Current company

Daughter/Snail
Hannah Miller
Dad/Whale
Tim Hibberd
Narrator/Viola Player
Rachel Benson
Understudy/ASM
Cathryn Gleeson
Company Stage Manager
Verity Clayton

Production

Director
Toby Mitchell
Creative Producer
Olivia Jacobs
Designer
Isla Shaw
Lighting Designer
James Whiteside
Composer
Richard Heacock
Associate Director
Natalia Scorer
Set Construction
Footprint Scenery
Chair Upholstery
Karen Wood
Scenic Painter
Kerry Jarrett
Wooden Snails
Jack Chivers
Thanks to
Julia Donaldson MBE, Axel Scheffler and all at Macmillan Children’s Books; initial devisers Audrey Brisson, Ellen Chivers, Martyn Dempsey, Tim Hibberd, Luanna Priestman and Rhiannon Wallace; all at our tour venues and rehearsal rooms; the Tall Stories board members. Special thanks to Kirsty Alderson and Rosemary Meeke. To find out more about their work, go to www.storybooksoldiers.co.uk
This show is for Dominic and Lauren.

Previous team members

Daughter/Snail
Rhiannon Wallace (original production), Susanna Jennings, Lucy Grace, Amy Tobias
Dad/Whale
Martin Dempsey (original production), Patrick Bridgman
Narrator/Viola Player
Ellen Chivers (original production), Eva Tausig, Rosalind Steele, Catriona Stirling, Charlotte Mafham
Company Stage Manager
Kaley Freeman, Charlie Young, Ben Luke