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I Want My Hat Back Trilogy

  • Theatre, Children's
  • Little Angel Theatre Studios, Canonbury
I Want My Hat Back Trilogy, Little Angel Theatre, 2022
Photo by Little Angel
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Time Out says

Charming cardboard puppet adaptation of Jon Klassen’s droll kids’ books

If you know, you know: Jon Klassen’s gloriously deadpan trilogy of ‘hat’ picturebooks – that’s ‘I Want My Hat Back’, ‘This is Not My Hat’ and ‘We Found a Hat’ – are as much treats for adults as children, with their droll humour and (in the case of the first two) implicit off-page ultraviolence. The National Theatre did a completely bonkers full-length maximalist adaptation of ‘I Want My Hat Back’ a few years ago; but during lockdown, theatremakers Ian Nicholson and Sam Wilde gave us a rather different digital take on the entire trilogy, using charming cardboard puppets. Streamed under the auspices of the Little Angel, the three plays are now finally being performed IRL for a run at the Angel’s Studio. Rather than being bulked out with the usual songs and whatnot, the 35-minute show is very much all killer and no filler, consisting of all three stories. For ages two-to-six.

Details

Address:
Little Angel Theatre Studios
Sebbon Street Community Centre
Sebbon Street
London
N1 2EH
Transport:
Tube: Highbury and Islington
Price:
£13.50, £11.50 concs. Runs 35min

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