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?

The Smeds and the Smoos

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

Dates & Times

Last session: Tue 15 Mar 2022 at 10:30 AM - This event has now passed
Derby Hall @ The Met
From £14 (inc fees)

Schools and party offer: Children £12 (inc fee). One free adult for every ten children. School and party bookers call 0161 761 2216.

Covid Safety at The Met

This will be a full-capacity event with a non-socially distanced audience; we will however still be utilising many Covid safety measures for your safety and the safety of our staff.

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“Perfect family viewing.”

Beyond the Curtain

“A magical blend of catchy songs, adept storytelling and audience participation that youngsters lap up.”

East Midlands Theatre

“An irresistibly funny and wise story.”

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