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An extraordinary adventure about water, dripping with fun! Come with Maya as she finds out more about the beauty, fun and challenges of water in an age of plastic and climate change.

Maya LOVES water! Swimming in the sea, splashing in her paddling pool. But one summer’s day, she gets sucked up the bathroom tap – SQUOOSH! – and along the water pipes! WHOOAAHHHH!

Arriving in a strange new land, Maya goes on an exciting journey, plunging into rivers, discovering oceans, battling unexpected villains! And you get to join in, making the show’s soundtrack with live beatboxing and watery sound effects! Watch out for the water pistol fight – don’t get squirted!

Gulp! is a moving, magical story dripping with fun, unexpected twists and turns, and watery surprises about how to care for the world and its precious resources.

Suitable for all families and children age 7+

Accessible to d/Deaf, hearing and non-English speaking audiences

Gulp! was performed 43 times in 26 places across the UK, including 12 performances in community settings. We started development of the production through a residency at artsdepot, London, and worked with many partners and organisations, including Professor David Hannah, Severn Trent Water, the Environment Agency and ecobirmingham.

“Amazing, loved the show, concept and the interaction with the audience. My grandchildren loved it – can’t wait for your next production”

“Engaging and educational, fun and memorable”

“We WILL be recommending to EVERYONE we know with children of a similar age”

More information and resources can be found on the Performance and Environment website