Timeless and treasured fables from the Indian sub-continent
Step into the enchanting world of the Moghul King Akbar and his witty advisor, the
Mashi and Bhanji are travelling story-tellers, living hand-to-mouth with just a wooden cart,
trinkets they have collected on their travels, and a family of mischievous crows for
Stopping one day for lunch, they recreate mythical tales of the great King Akbar and his
wise companion, Birbal. How can a man survive a night in a freezing lake? How many
crows are there in a kingdom? Only Birbal knows!
Using humour, puppetry, music and the occasional fake beard, Mashi and Bhanji bring to
vivid life these famous tales that have been treasured for generations.
“Joyful, colourful, vibrant and funny.” Children’s Theatre Reviews
“What a great show. If you are wanting laughter, to go into the imagination and connect
with your inner child, then this play has it all!” Audience Member
Suitable for children aged 6+ and their families.
The 2pm performance will be BSL interpreted.
Duration: 50 minutes