Have you ever wondered how it is that the moon pulls the tides (instead of a crab who was taller than the smoke of three volcanoes), or the reason why the elephant’s nose is so long? Find out as Rudyard Kipling’s classic children’s stories are brought to vivid life in this enchanting production. The perfect show for children aged 4+ and for adults of all ages.

This enjoyable hour of classic storytelling theatre tells for of Kipling’s best-beloved stories – The Crab that played with the Sea, How the Camel got his Hump, How the Whale got his Throat, and The Elephant’s Child.




The play is for four or more performers, of any gender and any age



‘Red Table Theatre uses everyday household objects as props and costume accessories, a touch which takes them out of the realm of pure imagination into the kind of world that children create for themselves’ – The Stage

‘… DO see Just So Stories… Astrid (3) sat enraptured – no higher praise possible.’ – Mitch Benn on Twitter

‘The Just So Stories were terrific yesterday. My boy was captivated.’ – Shappi Khorsandi in The Daily Telegraph

‘A real treat for young and old alike’ – Three Weeks * * * * *

‘Pulsing with life’ – Broadway Baby * * * * *

‘I would recommend anyone with a family to go along’ – One4review * * * * *

JUST GO! – Rock ‘N’ Roller Bab

‘Hugely imaginative and utterly compelling I couldn’t recommend it more highly.’ – Angels and Urchins



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