Red and blue alien creatures hold hands on a planet next to a blue spaceship


Tue 20 - Sat 24 June 2023
Tickets All tickets: £16 *

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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.

The Smeds and The Smoos © Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler 2019, published by Scholastic

Running Time

Approximately 1 hour (without an interval)

Age Guidance



Tuesday: 4.30pm
Wednesday: 10.30am & 1pm
Thursday: 10.30am & 1pm
Friday: 10.30am & 1pm
Saturday: 10.30am, 1pm & 4.30pm

All tickets: £16 *

* All ticket prices include a £3 per ticket booking fee

Assisted Performances:

BSL Interpreted performance: Friday 23 June, 1:00pm
Relaxed Performances performance: Saturday 24 June, 10:30am

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  • An orange and a blue alien are stuck in the middle of two green aliens in one big group hug
  • Two purple aliens are mid-running stance, with their arms up over their knees
  • Two orange alients are sitting down, one has green tenticles on their head
  • An orange alien sits with their arms outstretched, they are grinning with happiness
  • A blue and an orange alien stand next to one another, the blue alien has their arm around the orange. They are singing.
  • A blue alien sits next to an orange alien, they both hold up coloured drawings of the other one



Vox Pops - Audience reactions

  • 'Perfect family viewing'

  • 'Magnificent... A tour-de-force family show'