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A November Day

In forgotten boxes in an attic, a woman discovers the story of her grandfather, a survivor of the First World War, and his unexpected encounter with a stray dog who knew no boundaries. With evocative puppet characters, live music and an ever-changing set, Thingumajig Theatre presents a timeless fable on war and the miracle of friendship when all else seems lost.

 

 

“Vivid and affecting remembrance comes with this deftly-crafted two-hander…”   Mary Brennan, The Herald
, Glasgow

“Quiet, poignant, poetic, masterful.”   Eolo-Ragazzi
, Turin, Italy

“…the memories and emotions last long after the story’s end.”  David Lee Simmons, ArtsCriticATL.com, Atlanta, USA

 

 

Running time: 60 minutes

Suitable for ages 10 and up

Created and Performed by Kathy and Andrew Kim
Directed by Mark Whitaker
Original music by Kathy Kim
Puppets, set, costumes by Kathy and Andrew Kim
Tiny John and dog by Alison Duddle
Lighting Design by Jonny Quick
Photos by Nigel Hillier

Originally created in 2008 in association with the Imperial War Museum North

Tour booking by makin projects Ltd.