INGO'S WAR

Ingo was a very nervous dog. He was always afraid of the dark, loud noises and did not like making new friends. Owned and cherished by a young girl living in the city of London, life for Ingo is as easy as pie. Yet as war looms once more and the Blitz becomes a very immediate danger, the girl and her dog are evacuated to the country. But when Ingo is left on the train, he is suddenly plunged into an adventure which tips his steady world upside down. He experiences the many angles of wartime. He is lost and found and lost again, as Ingo wonders what it means to be brave and discovers courage he never knew he had.

Using their unique style, an amalgamation of storytelling, puppetry and movement, combining fact with imaginative new writing from company members, Ditto Theatre Company tells this heart-warming tale of bravery, hope and finding courage where you thought you had none.

The Reviews Hub Beyond The Fringe Award 2017 Winners

☆☆☆☆

"Entertaining and evocative puppet drama about a lost dog

during WWII"

The List

☆☆☆☆ 1/2
"Perfect fare for theatre makers to learn from and aspire to"
Reviews Hub

☆☆☆☆☆ 
"A nuanced, delicately moving piece of storytelling... Talented

use of movement and physical theatre"
The Wee Review

Past Tour Dates

2017

Etcetera Theatre, Camden - 26th March

The Warren, Brighton Fringe - 26th - 27th & 29th May

Clifftown Theatre, Southend on Sea - 13th June

Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury - 21st July

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Fringe - 2nd - 20th August

Drayton Arms Theatre, South Kensington - 6th - 9th December

 

2018

the egg, Theatre Royal Bath - 25th - 27th March

The Garage, Norwich - 5th April

Nonsuch Studios, Nottingham - 7th April

Greenwich Theatre - 9th April

Plays in the Playground Schools tour, Shepton Mallet - 16th April

Xintiandi Festival, Shanghai - 13th - 15th June

The Quarry Theatre at St Luke's, Bedford - 26th - 27th June

Warminster School - 18th October

Plympton Library, Above and Beyond Festival, Plymouth - 22nd October

Barnwell Library, The Library Presents, Cambridgeshire - 23rd October

Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai International Mime Showcase - 9th - 11th November 

2019

Sticklebarn and the Langdales, National Trust - 25th May

Crossrail Place Roof Garden, Canary Wharf - 7th September

Photos by Polly Bycroft-Brown Photography and Xintiandi Festival

Devised by Ditto Theatre Company Limited

© January 2017

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