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James and the Giant Peach

The magic of Roald Dahl. And Live theatre.

After almost 2 years of preparation, the giant peach is finally rolling in to towns all over Australia.


    Aleksa Kurbalija as James
    Blake Testro as the Centipede
    David Goldthorpe as the Earthworm
    Jacqueline Hoy as Miss Spider
    Laura Cooney as the Ladybird
    Michael Laity as the Grasshopper
    Lauren McKenna as Swing
    James Stafford as Aunt Spiker and everyone else!


When James Henry Trotter accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree, strange things start to happen.  A peach begins to grow at the top of the tree and before long it's as big as a house.  After years of feeling like an outsider in the house of his despicable Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, James finally has some excitement in his life.  Crowds gather to see the Giant Peach and reporters interview the audience on live feed TV!

James discovers a secret entranceway into the fruit and when he crawls inside, he meets a bunch of marvellous oversized friends — Old-Green-Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybird, Miss Spider and funny old Earthworm.  With a snip of the stem the peach starts rolling away, and the exciting adventure begins!

Touring all states except SA from April to July 2012, to find the nearest performance to you check out the Tour Dates on the Playing with Snails Theatre website.

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