MY FRIEND PETER

Director: Leonie Marzecki

Writer: Casey Jay Andrews

Theatre Company: HookHitch Theatre

MAC Birmingham, The Egg - Theatre Royal Bath, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, The Arts Theatre London, South Hill Park Arts Centre

My Friend Peter is a family friendly folk musical for all those who seek big adventures in little places. The play follows Beatrix as she makes her journey through the uncharted water of a life most unexpected and tells the story of her loves, losses, struggles and triumphs of one of the most celebrated authors in children’s literature.  Her imagination comes alive on-stage accompanied by rousing folk-music, but the fantasy unravels when cruel twists of fate uncover a bitter-sweet reality behind the magic.

 

2016 marked the 150th anniversary of Potter's birth; HookHitch embarked on a UK tour of My Friend Peter in 2016 to commemorate the life and work of this influential and trailblazing woman. 

REVIEWS, AWARDS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Reviews Hub

The Stage

 

★★★★

"A SHOW FOR BOTH THOSE WHO LOVE STORIES AND THOSE WHO LOVE FINDING OUT ABOUT STORYTELLERS"

The British Theatre Guide

 

★★★★

"A PRODUCTION WITH A HUGE AMOUNT OF HEART AND CHARM, THE KIND OF THING WHICH REALLY WILL APPEAL TO AUDIENCES OF ALL AGES"

The Stage

★★★★

"A BEAUTIFULLY STRUCTURED PIECE...VERY ACCOMPLISHED THEATRE MAKING"

The Scotsman

 

★★★★

"STELLAR CAST"

The Theatre Guide

 

★★★★

"HEART WARMING MUSICAL"

Fringe Guru

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