Saturday, 9 March 2013

The Opera Group Presents The Firework Maker's Daughter By Philip Pullman


An explosive musical adventure based on the story by Philip Pullman 

Lila desperately wants to be a Firework-Maker like her father. But when he refuses to teach her, Lila runs away from home to discover the three gifts of firework making for herself. With the help of her friends, Chulak and Hamlet, the love-sick elephant, Lila faces pirates, tigers and the terrifying Fire-Fiend on her perilous quest. Will Lila find out what the three gifts really mean?

The Firework Maker's Daughter is a new opera by award-winning composer David Bruce and librettist Glyn Maxwell - based on the fairy-tale adventure by acclaimed children's author Philip Pullman. The show is on tour around the UK from 23 March - 1 June. 

Hull Truck - 23-26 March, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield - 30 March 

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Special offer! 
Random House are offering a 25% discount on copies of The Firework Maker's Daughter from 1st March until 30th June. This includes FREE postage and packaging within the UK! To buy your copy click Here . Use the promotional code OPERAGROUP2013 to claim your discount.

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