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Puss in Boots – from Saturday 15 August

Sat 15 August 2020 - Sun 23 August 2020 at Mayow Park
Show(s) at 2pm & 3pm
Show lasts approximately 30 minutes, suitable for families with children of all ages.

Tickets: All tickets £5 (under 3s are free). Advance booking essential.


About the Show

Join me – Puss in Boots – on my incredible adventure in medieval Catalonia, helping my master Mick the Miller’s son follow his destiny as a chivalrous knight, rescuing a princess from a villainous bandit king and getting home in time for fresh-baked cakes and buns. Olé!

Acclaimed Sydenham theatre company Spontaneous Productions returns to the bowling green in Mayow Park with another magical theatre show for families with children of all ages. From the same team who brought you Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Sinbad the Sailor, Pinocchio and The Snow Queen expect a magical story, amazing songs and dance routines, comedy and swashbuckling sword fights!

Important notice: this is an outdoor performance, subject to weather conditions. The company reserves the right to postpone or cancel performances if necessary, offering alternative tickets where possible. We will also be strictly adhering to government guidelines on social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic (see details under Booking.)

8 show days – 16 performances only (2 perfs each day at 2pm and 3pm)
[Sat 15, Sun 16, Mon 17, Wed 19, Thu 20, Fri 21, Sat 22, Sun 23 August. Please note no performance Tue 18 Aug]

Venue: The bowling green, near Mayow Park’s main entrance on Mayow Road SE26 4SS

Images from Alice in Wonderland 2019:

Book Tickets

Book online below, or in person at Kirkdale Bookshop, 272 Kirkdale, SE26 4RS, Tel 020 8778 4701. Please note the bookshop’s new opening hours: Mon-Sat 11am-4pm

We highly recommend advance booking as we will be unable to take cash on the door (card payments only) and we hope to avoid long queues at the box office. Please arrive 30 mins before show start time, as we will begin seating the audience 15 minutes before curtain up.

Please note that we will be observing strict social distancing measures and will expect audience members to abide by these. Our volunteer stewards will be on hand to ensure entry to the venue is safe and efficient. You will be asked to sit in a specific location, where practical, and must remain seated throughout the performance unless asked to stand or move. Face coverings are optional, but we would kindly request that each group (support-bubble/ household) sits as closely together as possible, leaving at least 1 metre between other individuals/support-bubbles/households.

Note: “Spaces” in bookings refers to individual tickets, not groups.

The Cast

JIMAND ALLOTEY as Puss in Boots
JAMES JACK BENTHAM as Mick the Miller’s Son
WILLIAM HASTINGS as Dame Wendy Miller
KLUANE SAUNDERS as The Narrator and Princess Esperanza
PAUL-D STEPHENSON as Rodolpho the Bandit King

The Credits

  • Adapted from the classic fairy tale by JONATHAN KAUFMAN and JANE WALKER
  • Produced and directed by JONATHAN KAUFMAN
  • Original songs and music by PAUL TORNBOHM
  • Choreographer/assistant director MICHELLE BUCKLEY
  • Costume design JACKIE POULETT
  • Fight arranger JOE GOLBY
  • Sound operator DANIEL GARVEY

The Audience Reviews

What audiences have said about our previous shows:

  • “Another great show, can’t wait for the next one”
  • “So much fun and very funny and inclusive. You can tell the cast is happy and having such fun and that makes it even better”
  • “Another brilliant show. Thank you. We are so lucky to have such a great local company”
  • “Excellent show for children and adults”
  • “Brilliant play! We loved it, we laughed, we cried, so much fun”

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