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.
“A November Day” marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One. Originally created in 2008 in association with the Imperial War Museum North, the play offers a gentle, personal voice in this year’s commemorations.
“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
Tour booking by makin projects Ltd.