About Moby Duck
MOBY DUCK performs stimulating, challenging and accessible stories for young people and adults that celebrate the common ground between cultures.
This, combined with original live eastern and western music, South Asian dance and mime, breathtaking animated projections and charismatic mask/puppets, creates a rich and exhilarating - and sometimes scary! - experience too rarely seen in theatres. The result is accessible and celebratory performances, immediately appealing to all.
The Freedom Bird
By Guy Hutchins
Touring from September 2013
A powerful true story for young people aged eight and over,their families and friends“Look, there ─ high up, against the sun. The Freedom Bird, flying west. Back to Africa. Home.”
The Freedom Bird pieces together an extraordinary true story of courage, determination, compassion and hope on a small tropical island.
Originally a Malagasy princess, Miali was kidnapped by her uncle and passed to the slave traders on the coast. Shipped to Mauritius in appalling conditions ─ sold to the cruellest of slave masters ─ she never lost her dignity or calm ─ to the point where her slave masters gave her a new name: Madame Françoise.