The Smeds and the Smoos

  • Main Auditorium
  • 4 April 2023 - 16 April 2023
  • Tall Stories presents
    A stellar new show based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

A joyful tale of star-crossed aliens

Soar into space with this exciting adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

On a far-off planet, Smeds and Smoos can’t be friends. So when a young Smed and Smoo fall in love and zoom off into space together, how will their families get them back?

Music, laughs and interplanetary adventures for everyone aged 3 and up, from Tall Stories – the company that brought you The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom live on stage.



★★★★★ 'Perfect family viewing.' - Beyond the Curtain

★★★★ 'A magical blend of catchy songs, adept storytelling and audience participation that youngsters lap up.' - East Midlands Theatre

'An irresistibly funny and wise story' - New Statesman


Event Details

Running time: 55mins
Age guidance: 3+
Please note, all children over the age of 18 months require their own ticket

Relaxed performance: Friday 7 April, 1pm
See the visual guide for The Smeds and the Smoos here
BSL interpreted performance: Saturday 15 April, 1:30pm