Why the Whales Came (2001 & 2003)

Based on the book by Michael Morpurgo.

"You keep away from the Birdman", warned Gracie's father. But Gracie and her friend Daniel discover that the Birdman isn't mad or dangerous like everyone says. It's the Birdman who warns them to stay away from Samson Island – he says it's cursed. So when Daniel and Gracie are stranded on Samson by fog they have to unravel the island's haunting secrets...

Why the Whales Came was commissioned with support from SAINSBURY'S CHECKOUT THEATRE and was a co-production with Theatre Royal Plymouth

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