Author(s): Carlo Collodi, adapted by Mike Kenny
Company: Hull Truck Theatre
Age recommendation: 7+
Pinocchio will tell the story of hard-up lonely carpenter Gepetto who carves his very own puppet, getting more than he bargained for in the process.
The magical blue fairy turns his beautiful wooden creation, Pinocchio, into something he always longed for, a child to call his own. Keen for Pinocchio to fit in and make friends, Gepetto sends them to school… but Pinocchio has other ideas!
Meeting a whole host of shady characters on their travels, Pinocchio, with the help of Cricket, must try to be brave, truthful and selfless as they navigate the joys and dangers of the world, learning the hard way about consequences on their journey to becoming real.