The Mystery of the Raddlesham Mumps
This show has been rescheduled from 15 - 16 April 2020 owing to our closure during the coronavirus outbreak. The new date is 10 Feb 2021.
Bookings for the Wednesday performance have automatically been transferred to 10 Feb 2021 and all original tickets are still valid. If you cannot attend this new date, please contact the Box Office to arrange a refund, credit or to make a donation to the Hull Truck Theatre Future Fund.
If you have booked for the Thursday performance (16 April 2020) please contact the Box Office to arrange an exchange, refund, credit or to make a donation to the Hull Truck Theatre Future Fund.
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A ‘theatrical treat’ that’s perfect for lovers of Harry Potter, Tim Burton, Lemony Snicket and The Brothers Grimm!
Celebrated poet and broadcaster MURRAY LACHLAN YOUNG (Radio 4, Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music poet in residence,) stars in this thrilling new family performance perfect for audiences young and old!
After the windswept double funeral of his parents, 7-year-old Crispin (or Crispin de Quincy de Faversham Clumps to give him his full name) inherits his ancestral home – Raddlesham Mumps. He finds himself in a huge empty house with only an ancient butler for company. And when that butler, Kenilworth, begins to tell him about the bizarre and hilarious deaths of his deeply eccentric ancestors the story takes flight on darkly comic wings.
The acclaimed Raddlesham Mumps mixes compelling story telling with a brilliant musical score (by Arun Ghosh), oodles of theatricality and a touch of exquisite silliness. A ‘theatrical treat’ thats perfect for lovers of Harry Potter, Tim Burton, Lemony Snicket and The Brothers Grimm!
Recommended Age 7+
Running Time: 55 mins (no interval/break)
FAMILY & FRIENDS OFFER
Book four tickets in a single transaction and save £1 per ticket. Group of four must include a min of one standard and one child ticket.