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The Ballad of Rudy at Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

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Prices: £11.50, £9.50 Concs, Family of 4: £36

Schools: £8.50 (with one teacher free per 10 pupils on your booking, additional teachers are just £11.50)

For school bookings please contact our Box Office, we have school specific dates and times for this show on Tue 14th Dec at 10am & 1pm, Thu 16th Dec at 10am & 1pm and Fri 17th Dec at 10am & 1pm. To contact box office please use their e-mail cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk or call on 01235 515144.

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The Ballad of Rudy

Saturday 18 Dec 2021 to Friday 24 Dec 2021

Tags: Family and Children's

In this story Rudy doesn’t have a red nose; rather it’s his talent for new and exciting music that sets him apart from all the other Reindeer. Together with a magical Jazz Penguin he goes on an adventure that teaches him that life isn’t about following the herd.

Funny, warm and with a massive heart, this show features live music, original songs and lots of imagination, guaranteed to have children aged 3 + mesmerised throughout.

Sing the blues with a Polar Bear, jam with the Puffins and beat-box with an Arctic Fox. It all happens at the North Pole Jazz Lounge; the coooolest place on earth.

The Ballad of Rudy was Goblin's first ever show back in 2013, and we have brought it back to various venues since, including the Royal Exchange Manchester, as the Studio Christmas show in 2015. In 2018 Rudy was the Studio Christmas show at the New Wolsey, Ipswich. In 2020 we live-streamed a one-off storytelling version of the show from the iconic Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zedel in London’s Piccadilly.

Story developed by
 Andrew Barry, Matt Borgatti, Will Dollard, David Lydon and Katie Scott. Written by Matt Borgatti. Music and Lyrics by Mary Erskine, Will Dollard and David Lydon. Directed by Andrew Barry. Designed by Katie Scott. Lighting Design by Alistair Armstrong.