The Smeds and The Smoos

Based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne; 15 – 17 November

The acclaimed children’s theatre production team Tall Stories return to Eastbourne’s Devonshire Park Theatre this autumn with a brand-new adaptation of the Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler story The Smeds and The Smoos from 15 – 17 November.

Hold on tight, 3-2-1 we’re off on an out of the world adventure which will transport young theatre goers on a flight of imagination which will soar beyond the stars and stay in their memories for years to come!

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 The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom live to the stage. Soar into space with this exciting adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

This funny and wise story about friendship will entertain and engage audiences aged 3+ in a way which simply can’t be achieved via any other medium than live theatre. The enchanting tale will come to life from a creative team which includes Tall Stories Artistic Director and co-founder Toby Mitchell who Directs, DesignerBarney George (Kite Runner) and Puppet DesignerYvonne Stone(CBeebies Space Pirates).

Sixty minutes with no interval, this show is an ideal introduction to live theatre for youngsters and the Devonshire Park Theatre is a particularly delightful venue for the first theatre trip with welcoming staff, plenty of booster seats available, nappy changing facilities and level access to the stalls available from the side of the theatre.

Book now for The Smeds and The Smoos at the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne Monday 15 November 4.30pm, Tuesday 15 November 1.30pm and 4.30pm and Wednesday 17 November 1.30pm. Tickets priced at £13, to book call the box office on 01323 412000 or book online at