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Bambert's Book of Lost Stories
Barking Gecko Theatre Company
Australia
8-12 yrs

Curriculum for Excellence Resources

The themes of difference, kindness and friendship are at the heart of this production. This and the storytelling structure links directly to Literacy and English and to Religious and Moral Education.

Opportunities for learning and curriculum links:

Religious and Moral Education

I am developing respect for others and my understanding of their beliefs and values. RME  1-07a/  RME  2-07a/  RME  3-07a/ RME  4-07a

Literacy and English principles and practice

Children and young people need to spend time with stories, literature and other texts which will enrich their learning, develop their language skills and enable them to find enjoyment.

Class Stage
P4 – S1
Curriculum Links
Literacy and English
Religious and Moral Education
Brunton Theatre
Capacity: 297 / Theatre seating
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Brunton Theatre
Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, EH21 6AA
  • Monday 29 May 13:30
  • Tuesday 30 May 10:30
  • Tuesday 30 May 13:30
  • Wednesday 31 May* 10:30
  • Wednesday 31 May 13:30
  • *Q&A

Duration: 70 minutes

Bambert is an impossibly small man with an enormous love of writing. Tucked away in his attic, his stories’ characters are his only companions. Then one day, Bambert decides to set his stories free, in the hope that they will find a home.

This internationally lauded novel is brought to life as a thrillingly inventive and remarkable production, interweaving the art of puppetry with lively storytelling. Balancing humour and emotion whilst touching on some of history’s darker moments, Bambert reminds us of the power of kindness and how we are all connected to the world.

Adapted from Bamberts Buch der verschollenen Geschichten by Reinhardt Jung. Adapted by Dan Giovannoni & Luke Kerridge.

“Barking Gecko has produced a small, perfectly formed masterpiece that imaginatively explores the idea that stories can change the world.” The Australian

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