A line of troll-prints lead out of the door, across the lawn and into the dark, deep forest… Nikki’s goldfish, Great Bumbleduke the Third, needs rescuing!

This high energy, comedy show is a unique mix of performance and music presented by Dommy B from BBC Rhyme Rocket and previous shows at The Met; Spark The Goblin Wizard and The Dragon Who Hates Poetry and directed by prize-winning theatre maker Kevin Dyer (Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Best Play for Children and Young People).

“The stuff of golden childhood memories” – The Daily Telegraph

“From the moment he started to speak we were totally captivated. The incredible way he uses words, the expression and energy of the delivery and the subject matter made him irresistible.” – Manchester Evening News

When Trolls Try To Eat Your Goldfish was created in partnership with Action Transport Theatre, Big Imaginations and Grants for the Arts.

Ages 5+

Dates & Times

Last session: Wed 29 Oct 2014 at 11:00 AM - This event has now passed
Derby Hall

When Trolls Try to Eat your Goldfish

Related events

Kids -

Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday

The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in this brand-new stage show, featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies show.

Kids -


Perfect is the touching story of a boy meeting his disabled sister for the first time, with stunning puppetry, original live music and physical theatre from the award-winning Tessa Bide.

Kids - Last session: Sat 17 Mar 2018 at 1:00 PM - This event has now passed

Hoot Owl – Master of Disguise

Watch out! I am HOOT OWL. I am hungry. And here I come! For ages 4+.

Read more