Based on a novel by Richard and Florence Atwater 

Adapted for the stage by Pins and Needles Productions

Originally produced by Kenny Wax Productions


Painter and decorator by day, Mr Popper spends his time dreaming of Antarctic adventures. He is astounded when one day a packing crate arrives on his doorstep, out of which waddles a penguin!



Directed by Emma Earle

Designed by Zoe Squire

Composed by Luke Bateman

Lyrics by Richy Hughes

Puppets by Nick Barnes

Lighting by Ric Mountjoy


Russell Morton

Roxanne  Palmer

Lucy Grattan

Toby Manley

Benedict Chambers


“Outstanding puppetry, witty songs…a show that radiates warmth throughout” ★★★★ The Stage
“If you get chance to see this show, take your little ones or any penguin lovers!” ★★★★★ What's Good To Do
“Magical new musical is bound to delight a family of all ages…puts a great big smile on your face” ★★★★The Reviews Hub
“Pure entertainment…warm enough to melt the iciest of hearts” ★★★★ Musical Theatre Review
“Lively and engaging, lots and lots of fun” Hodge Podge Days Blog

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