Mole & Gecko: THE SHOW
An interactive rap musical about a Mole and a Gecko starring Simon Mole & Gecko
A rapper and a singer. A mole and a gecko.
A river. A boat with no name.
A quest for adventure.
A quest with a duck.
2020 TOUR DATES:
Sat 7 March | 11AM Wakefield Library, Leeds
Sun 8 March | 11AM & 1.30PM Leeds Central Library (Leeds Lit Fest)
Wed 18 March | 10.30AM Ealing Library | 1.30PM Kingsbury Library
Wed 15 April | 10.30AM Borehamwood Library, Herts | 2.30PM St Albans Library, Herts Library
Thurs 16 April | 10.30AM Cheshunt Library, Herts| 2.30PM Hoddesdon Library, Herts
Sat 18 April | 11AM The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury
Sat 23 May | 10.30AM, 12.15PM, 1.45PM Nottingham Playhouse
Tue 26 May | 11AM Central Library, Reading
Wed 27 May | 11AM Aylsham Library, Norfolk| 4PM Cromer Library, Norfolk
Thurs 28 May | 11AM North Walsham Library, Norfolk | 4PM Gaywood Library, Norfolk
Fri 13 June | 11AM Gap Festival, Reading
Wed 8 July | 1.30PM The Place Theatre, Bedford
A mole and a gecko are on a quest for adventure, a quest with a duck, and all that they need is you!
Gecko sings songs and lives at the edge of the water.
Mole likes rap and lives on the warm rock.
This unlikely pair are off on a journey down the river on a boat.
Mole and Gecko is an an adventure story that the audience (that’s you!) help create. There are live songs, rap stories, instant poems and a weasel with a serious biscuit problem.
#MoleGecko 5yrs+ 45mins running time
Written & Performed by Simon Mole & Gecko
Direction & Design by Peader Kirk
Set & Costume Making by Amanda Mascarenhas
Photography by Hugo Glendinning
PR Management by Alison Duguid
Project Management Rua Arts
Funded by Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grants
Supported by Apples and Snakes, the Albany, Arts Depot, Half Moon Theatre, Norden Farm and Roundhouse
In 2019 the show premiered and toured to:
Half Moon Theatre, London
Norden Farm, Maidenhead
Canada Water Theatre, Surrey Quays
The Albany, Deptford
Artsdepot, North Finchley
Spike Island Cafe, Bristol
Watermans Art Centre, Brentford
All Points East Festival, Victoria Park, London
Oldham Library, Oldham
Harris Museum Art Gallery & Library, Preston
Letchworth Library, Hitchin Library & Tring Library, Hertfordshire
Acle Library, Wymondham Library & Millenium Library, Norfolk
Finsbury Library, Islington
Creative Scene tour in West Yorkshire: Northorpe Hall, Mirfield| Batley Bulldogs RLFC | Thornhill Sports & Community Centre, Dewsbury | Healey Community centre, Batley | Birstall Community Centre