An unlikely friendship grows down on the allotment…

With Frank’s family so far away, he passes the time on his beloved allotment. When the plot next door becomes vacant, he really looks forward to meeting his new neighbour. Until she arrives that is!

Isabella and her cheeky chickens soon disrupt Frank’s peaceful routine. Things come to a head when Frank discovers Isabella in his shed, but he misunderstands the reason why.

Featuring a gentle mix of humour, music and storytelling, this charming tale about a lonely old man and an Eastern European girl shows us that true friendship can grow in the most unlikely conditions.

Book tickets

Derby Hall @ The Met
£10 (inc fees)

Ages 4+.

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“A living picture book.”

BBC Scotland

“Crammed with magical moments, truly captivating design, emotional territory so delicately and convincingly explored.”

The Herald Scotland

“Spellbinding tale of friendship and growth.”

The Stage

Sunflowers and Sheds

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