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The Scarecrows' Wedding

By Julia Donaldson and Axel SchefflerBuxton Opera House

Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay invite you to…
The best wedding ever, the best wedding yet,
The wedding that no one will ever forget.

Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay are excellent scarecrows (they scare a lot of crows). Harry loves Betty, and Betty loves Harry - so they decide to get married and Harry sets off to search for their wedding day essentials including a dress of feathers, a bunch of flowers and a necklace made from shells.

However, when the farmer notices he is missing a scarecrow, he replaces Harry with the devilishly smooth but dangerous Reginald Rake. Dashing, daring and ever so cool, can Reginald persuade Betty that he is the scarecrow for her? Will Harry make it back in the nick of time before Reginald ruins their special day?

This truly heart-warming adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s new bestselling book is bursting at the seams with Scamp Theatre’s inimitable style (Stick Man, Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales, Pirate Gran) and promises wit, drama, and wedding bells!

This epic love story is suitable for all aged 3 & over and their families

The Scarecrows’ Wedding © 2014 Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, published by Alison Green Books, an imprint of Scholastic Children’s Books

“Enchanting and hilarious. Bags of sheer family fun”

The Stage

“Charming and cheerful. These scarecrows will make every child smile”

Daily Mail

“Scamp Theatre send shivers down my spine. They are so lively and innovative”

Julia Donaldson

“Scamp Theatre’s productions are a pleasure for the child in us all”

Evening Standard
  • Duration: 55mins
  • Price: £14



Family of 4 (2 adults 2 children): £48
Family of 3 (2 adults 1 child): £36