In the jungle, the quiet jungle…a Lying King sleeps tonight! There’s a rumble in the jungle as Scarf’s roar as The Lying King is under threat of being silenced forever! The young upstart Cub Scout Prince Sumba Dee tries to get his Paws on the Palace…But Sumba Dee is Nae Ba Dee without Santa’s helpers! The People’s Palace needs their help!
But Dame Nanny-Nellie Phant never forgets a face (or the two faced) and rounds up a team to help get the Prince to The People’s Palace…Scarf, The Lying King plans to send everyone to Prospecthill Circus and close The People’s Palace down forever and turn it into his own jungle!
Oh no he Disnae!
With a roar of jungle jingles and a herd of laughter lines, The Lying King is a Disnae Classic!
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Masters of the art of traditional storytelling with a modern twist, Cumbernauld Theatre don’t disappoint in their staging of Sleeping Beauty.
This is not an all guns blazing, special effect driven, pop hit laden extravaganza, instead it is a beautifully told, traditional tale – a real pearl in a sea of crass commercialism.
Largely following the fairy tale as we know it; the wicked witch fails to secure an invite to Princess Aurora’s christening, she damns the princess to a life of isolation as the curse of sleep will come to the young lass if she ever receives a scratch. Despite the best efforts of her doting parents, the adventurous young tike inevitable falls foul of the curse and it takes true love and a pure heart to set her free.
This gentle production is the perfect introduction to “real” theatre for tinies, and shows that you don’t need pyrotechnics or pop hits to keep them enraptured. A heart-warming, sweet and wonderfully told tale.
Runs until 24 December 2015