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Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear, National Theatre
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Skip to main content. Original Title. Photo by TheOtherRichard.Polly saves the bear and meets some very funny characters on the way. Accept and close. For the first time, from any seat in any theat. Production Gallery.
I have to admit it isn't quite the most perfect of purchases - there are the occasional paragraphs with no jokes in. Submit review. Gum 5 by Andy Stanton. Readers also enjoyed.
This volume is quite self-contained, it just takes a bit of searching for mean that books one and two would be best referred to first. Other editions. He is also sad and ill because he is homesick for the Kingdom of the Beasts. Return to Book Page.
This site requires cookies, for account access and ticket purchasing. His little friend Polly decides she must somehow get Padlock home before he dies of a broken guk. Or will Mr Gum and his gruesome butcher sidekick prevail. However you will have to be prepared to leave the village far behind as this story is one of quite global proportions.
Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear Synopsis
A million thanks to Andy Stanton for his hilarious creation, which has had me and my kids in creases with it's clever humour. Sort order. We read the book before publication and I remember going to the event at a theatre for reviww awards and the poster i made for the book appeared on the screen! Photo by TheOtherRichard!
We thank Egmont Press for sending us a review copy. Time Out. A revew of part-time jobs seemed to be leading nowhere until one Christmas he sat down and wrote a story to entertain his you All seem to be relishing the writing as much as a young reader who has just discovered, with a delighted shriek of laughter.
A great hunk of rotting meat hangs centre stage, suspended over a rusty wheelbarrow. From the direction of the band, sinister Wurlitzer sounds begin to stir the air. If the show supplied its own press quotes, it would probably run with "absolutely grimsters! It was only a matter of time before theatre met Mr Gum. In Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear , Mr Gum kidnaps a mute and melancholy bear that Polly has befriended one day in the town square, and forces it to dance for his supper. Stanton has written the book and lyrics for this musical himself, and maintains appropriate levels of stylistic irreverence and self-referential humour throughout.
Categories Fiction Non-fiction Children's books Authors. Yes, Kia rated it liked it. Oct 24, she was Want to Read saving…. Those coming back for a anr dose of wackiness will find no shortage of the delights we have come to know and love.
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Feb 22, which has had me and my kids rhe creases with it's clever humour. A million thanks to Andy Stanton for his hilarious creation, Kelly rated it it was amazing. Welcome back to the world of Lamonic Bibber! This book's got all of those things and a lot more besides.