Meet Oona the elephant and win tickets to see her in the jungle

By Adele Forrest | 28/02/2017

Meet Oona the elephant and win tickets to see her in the jungle

ELEPHANTS, tigers and orang-utans will be stampeding into the Lyceum Theatre to bring an epic production to life.

Running Wild is described as “a show like no other” about a young girl called Lilly who travels to Indonesia with her mum – but this isn’t just another holiday.

The adventure, which is adapted from Michael Morpurgo’s novel of the same name, is a new start for the family and a chance for Lilly to ride an elephant called Oona. 

But then things take a dramatic turn as a tsunami hits and Oona charges into the jungle, with Lilly desperately clinging on.

Using puppetry and an ensemble cast, the world of the Indonesian jungle is brought to life in this story exploring love, loss, loyalty and living for the moment.

The show, which is suitable for children aged six and over, is at the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield from March 7 to 11.

The Rotherham Advertiser is offering you the chance to win a family ticket to the show – see this week’s Clipper Club page for how to enter.

The Advertiser is out now.

Children also have the chance to meet Oona the elephant tomorrow (Wednesday) at 12.15pm in Meadowhall.

Oona will be near Boots and WH Smith with her puppeteers to meet shoppers. 
 


India Brown as Lilly with Oona by Dan Tsantilis

 


The fact you are here means you are interested in what goes on in your town.

We want to continue holding local authorities to account, attending court and council meetings, as well as providing breaking news, competitions and offers – but it costs money. Online advertising does not cover costs, therefore we feel the need to ask for your help in ensuring we can provide the best possible coverage, online and in our printed products.
For as little as £1, you can support the Rotherham Advertiser – and it only takes a minute.
Click here to support local news.


Spotted something we should know about?

Call our Newsdesk on 01709 768146
Or email newsdesk@rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk
Message us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheRotherhamAdvertiser/