At a time when most of us can only dream of sailing away, Faceplant Theatre are back with their award-winning 2018 family show, One Duck Downa seafaring adventure of epic proportions, you can watch safely from the comfort of your own home.

In a true story that amused the world, changed scientist’s understanding of ocean currents forever, and even made it onto David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II, thousands of rubber ducks were accidentally released from a container ship in 1992. In reality, oceanographers are still finding them but, in our story, unlikely hero Billy of Pebbleton, England (Played and co-written by Owen Jenkins) sets out on a mission to round up 7,000 of them and win the heart of local sourpuss, Cecilia.

Billy might be seeking rubber ducks, but he finds much more. He comes across a duck caught in plastic netting alongside “strong independent gulls” Stella and Stacey, there’s a duck inside a whale – the poor short-sighted creature mistook the duck for a fish. and there are even ducks frozen into the polar ice caps, where he enlists the help of a rockin’ polar bear in his mission…

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Review: One Duck Down from Dazed New World Festival (Online)


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