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Audience feedback

"It provoked many thoughts about the current world refugee and climate situations." - Jake, Age 11


"A wonderfully imaginative show with a strong message. I would love to use some of the ideas in my drama classroom. Come up north to do a show!" - Age 40


"Brilliant puppets and cleverly discussed issues."  - Age 43


"Great fun for kids & oldies!" - Age 67

What would you do if you found a message in a bottle...  

from a child in the Calais Jungle?  


Accompanied by her pet goldfish, a talking rucksack and therapeutic octopus, Leah’s quest takes her far out to sea and back. Intertwining bold new writing with vivid contemporary puppetry and mask, We Are Not Shellfish is a brave tale about the power of friendship and how it can change our lives. 


“Funny, subversive, deeply philosophical and beautiful” Fringe Review – Highly Recommended 


“Heartfelt anarchic theatre at its best” Queer Puppets Cabaret

Suitable for adults and children from 7+

Tickets available through:

Ludlow Fringe Festival

Mercury Theatre

Portsmouth Guildhall

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