British Youth Music Theatre presents

Angry Salmon

British Youth Music Theatre presents

Angry Salmon

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Angry Salmon

British Youth Music Theatre

Co-writer, Composer & Musical Director – Jordan Paul Clarke

Co-writer & Director – Ali James

Choreographer – Jocelyn Prah

Inspired by true stories from our oceans, this funny and imaginative new musical is ‘The Little Mermaid’ meets ‘Seaspiracy’ – bubbling with humour, big characters and adventurous songs, telling an important story about taking care of ourselves and our planet.

Every year, thousands of salmon escape from salmon-farms in their masses. Ill-fit for life back in the wild, they are unable to find food, unable to migrate efficiently, and unable to connect with their fellow wild salmon. The salmon are angry.

In a big, cartoonish underwater world, we meet the inhabitants of a thriving fish-farm, who work their fins to the bone in order to be the best. Once a month, the Sky Ceremony happens, and the Humans lower their net to select those who will go on to ‘paradise’… Leo (the mayor’s eldest daughter) is sick of their non-stop way of living, and when disaster strikes, she initiates a mass escape through a crack in the farm’s borders. Suddenly, they find themselves in the deep blue sea, with one aim: find their fellow salmon.

Brought to life by showstopper director Ali James and Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer Jordan Clarke. 

 

Important information

Running time:
1 hr 15 mins (approx.)

Age guideline:
5+