Kenny Wax Family Entertainment’s hit musical production of Oi Frog & Friends! is currently playing at the Weston Studio, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff before touring the UK next year, following its critically acclaimed West End run.
Oi Frog & Friends! follows a new day at Sittingbottom school and FROG is looking for a place to sit, but CAT has other ideas and DOG is happy to play along. Little do any of them know that chaos is coming… who knew there were so many rhyming rules and what will happen when FROG is in charge?
Nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Family Show, Oi Frog & Friends! is created for the stage by Emma Earle, Zoe Squire, Luke Bateman and Richy Hughes, bringing together Kes Gray and Jim Field’s bestselling and award-winning series of picture books Oi Frog!, Oi Dog!, Oi Cat! and Oi Duck-Billed Platypus!, published by Hachette Children’s Group, into one fun-filled musical production.
The cast line-up for the 2021/22 UK tour is: Jake Addley as DOG (alternate CHEETAH), Rebecca Ayres as CAT (Understudy CHEETAH), Christopher Dobson as CHEETAH (alternate DOG), Emily Essery as FROG (Understudy CAT and ASM) and Sarah Palmer as FROG (Understudy CAT and ASM).
The 55-minute action-packed play features original songs, puppets, laughs and more rhyme than you can shake a chime at!
Illustrator Jim Field says, “Seeing the characters brought to life from our series of Oi books was both surreal and incredible. Oi Frog & Friends! bounces along with non-stop energy, amazing puppets, funny songs, shouty rhymes, and a squirty elephant trunk. It’s brilliantly bonkers!”
Oi Frog & Friends! is an ideal introduction to theatre and the perfect entertainment for schools, groups and families with children aged 3+.
Oi Frog & Friends! plays at the Weston Studio, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff until December 24. (COVID restrictions in Wales are now forcing this production to close early).