Ugly Duckling

  • The Ugly Duckling

    The Ugly Duckling



Live Show

Children and Families

For ages 3+



  • Full price


  • Under 16s & groups 4+


Please note: there is a £1.50 transaction fee for booking up to 9 tickets online

The Ugly Duckling by Emma Reeves

Woodland trees transform from dark weathered branches, to silver sticks of frost, while hidden in brushwood, beside an ice-covered lake, a lost rejected duckling stares skyward at the migrating swans, yearning to belong and marvelling at their beauty....

Moving through all 4 seasons, tutti frutti and York Theatre Royal bring to life Hans Christian Andersen’s well known tale.

With a menagerie of mean farmyard animals, depicted through inventive physicality, and with live music that quacks and trills, this charming production plays with ideas of identity, a sense of belonging and the journey to discover inner beauty.


Tutti frutti enraptures its young audience with a wonderful and warm piece of theatre. The Stage

Duration: 1 hour no interval