I Believe In Unicorns
Argus Angel Award Winner for Artistic Excellence
Brighton Festival 2014
‘A magical and captivating show celebrating the joy of stories and books in an beautifully performed, multi-layered and surprising show’
Oberon Plays for Young People
I Believe in Unicorns
Adapted for Stage by Danyah Miller and Dani Parr
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‘Danyah’s performance is a tour de force. The show is moving and memorable, a glorious example of the magic of storytelling. I didn’t like it, I LOVED IT!’
A magical and captivating show celebrating the joy of stories and books in an beautifully performed, multi-layered and surprising show.’
‘Wow! What a magical performance. You had us in the palm of your hand - we were with you every step! Thank you.’
E. McEvoy-Edward (Head of Drama, Newton Prep).
‘The audience was involved, entranced and moved by an extraordinarily imaginative use of props, involvement of the audience and a great interpretation of Michael Morpurgo.’
Caitlin, Simon, Orlando (12), Harper (7)
'The best children’s show I have ever seen.’
’It is a fantastic story, which was brilliantly conveyed through the clever use of props, voice and original and unique set design.’
Maya Sivagnanam (Yr6)
‘I was really impressed by the way that the performer captured us all and kept us spellbound on the spot right until the end..... It is so brilliant, enchanting and magical. I wish I could see it again!’
Emma R-B (Yr6)
‘Is that lady magic? It was amazing!’
Danyah Miller plays an absolute blinder in this one woman show and owns the stage. Totally mesmerising, she has a wonderful acting talent that will have you both laughing and shedding a tear in a very short space of time.
The audience was absolutely gripped by her energetic and convincing performance as she took us on an hour long interactive journey full of enchanting stories.'
Annemarie Flanagan - EALINGTODAY.CO.UK
The show has been seen and enjoyed by over 50,000 people, including two hugely successful seasons at Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End, a Christmas season at Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond and as part of Imagine Children’s Festival 2016 at Royal Festival Hall on the Southbank.
Olivier Award nominated Wizard Presents brings best-selling children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s enchanting tale to life, in an ‘utterly magical interactive show’ (The Stage), set in a library filled with books. Directed by multi award winner Dani Parr and designed by Kate Bunce. Produced in association with Watford Palace Theatre and Royal & Derngate Northampton.
Tomas loves playing outdoors… he hates school, books and being dragged to the library by his mother. But his world is turned upside down the day he meets the Unicorn and the Unicorn Lady and is spellbound by their story. Discover the power of storytelling to transform lives as Tomas, with his newfound love of books, becomes instrumental in saving his burning library when his village is devastated by war. We challenge you not to believe in unicorns…absolutely!
Suitable for families with children aged 6+ and everyone who loves stories and books
The show premiered at Pleasance Theatre – Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2013
If you are interested in booking this show please contact Samantha Lyden at ProToursTheatre
Photos by Richard Davenport