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Jessica Thanki presents


Based on the book by Janet and Allan Ahlberg.
25 Mar 2023
Running time
60 minutes
4 - 7

In the dark dark street there was a dark dark house…

Two scientists are working in their lab. Bored and in need of some inspiration, they’ve lost all their ideas and just can’t seem to make their experiments work. Can Big Skeleton, Little Skeleton and Dog Skeleton help the scientists get their imaginations going again?

Step inside the dark, dark world of Funnybones as we discover the joy of imaginative play in this brand new, visual and non-verbal storytelling adventure based on the beloved story by Janet and
Allan Ahlberg. With puppetry, object manipulation, projection and movement, this heart-warming new show is suitable for ages 4 – 7 and their families.

Funnybones has been created as part of Developed With The Lowry. In association with Leeds Playhouse and Z Arts.

Supported by Arts Council England.

By arrangement with Penguin Books Ltd, a Penguin Random House company.

Please note: There is audience interaction in Funnybones but this is not individual and no one is asked to come on stage. Whilst the show is non verbal, there is recorded sound so anyone with sound sensitivity may wish to bring / wear ear defenders.