Preview: Dragons and Mythical Beasts, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Preview: Dragons and Mythical Beasts, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Dragons and Mythical Beasts, the award-winning family show that brings mythical creatures to life on stage using spectacular puppetry, will be at Mayflower Theatre on Saturday 1 July.

Enter into a magical world of myths and legends as Dragons and Mythical Beasts unveils a myriad of dark secrets.

Come face-to-face with some of the most fantastical creatures and terrifying beasts ever to walk the earth and meet the colossal Stone Troll, the mysterious Indrik and Japanese Baku, the Tooth Fairy (not as sweet as you’d think), an adorable Unicorn and majestic Griffin.

Take your place among legendary heroes, just don’t wake the Dragon.

This entertaining and educational show offers an adventurous live theatre experience for all the family, ages 3 and above.

The production won the 2022 ‘Entertainment Now’ Award for Best Show for Kids at the Edinburgh Festival last year and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Family Entertainment following its summer season at Regent’s Park Open-Air Theatre, London in 2021.

Written and co-directed by Derek Bond, Dragons and Mythical Beasts reunites the creative team behind Nicoll’s international smash hit, Dinosaur World Live.

The new cast includes Christopher Dobson (Dave the Hero Trainer), Dan Armstrong (Puppeteer / Understudy Host), Richard Booth (Puppeteer / Puppet Captain / Puppet Technician), Emily Cooper (Puppeteer), Gary Mitchinson (Puppeteer), Aiysha Nugent-Robinson (Puppeteer) and Amber-Rose Perry (Puppeteer).

Tickets for Dragons and Mythical Beasts (Saturday1 July 2023) are on sale at or 02380 711811.

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