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Gaspard’s Foxtrot

The Marlowe, Canterbury

Gaspard's Foxtrot illustration


Holly Mathieson – conductor
Zeb Soanes – author/narrator
James Mayhew – live illustration


Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf Listen

Jonathan Dove Gaspard's Foxtrot

This half term, join beloved children’s character Gaspard the Fox for the musical adventure of a lifetime.

In this brand new story from author Zeb Soanes, follow Gaspard as he accidentally boards a bus to Hyde Park – what will happen to our favourite fox?

See the tale unfold with a piece specially written by renowned composer Jonathan Dove, alongside live illustration by artist James Mayhew and narration from the author himself.

But first, the magical world of Peter and the Wolf, Prokofiev’s timeless classic, is brought to life like never before through Soanes’s narration and Mayhew’s live artwork.

Need to know

Prices & Discounts

£12 – £19

Multi-buy discounts available; 18 and under discounts available

Running time

1 hour, no interval

Recommended age

This performance is devised for ages 5+, but audiences of all ages are very welcome to attend

Box office

The Marlowe box office: 01227 787787


Jonathan Dove’s music for Gaspard’s Foxtrot was commissioned by the Philharmonia Orchestra, Three Choirs Festival Association, Docklands Sinfonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Royal Scottish National Orchestra.


The Marlowe, Canterbury

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