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Deep in the vaults of an ancient Priory a creature awakens… a Cockatrice is born!
Brave knights flee in terror! Will the nuns of the Priory have to face the beast alone?

‘The Tale of the Cockatrice’ is a fun, fascinating journey into truth and legend; monster and myth! Two Players spin a yarn straight out of British folklore in this frantic fusion of puppetry, storytelling and live, original music. Inspired by folk tunes and fables, Peafrog Puppetry blends the old and the new in an exciting piece of original theatre for all the family.

“This is the tale of the tail of a snake
- attached to the end of a hen,
But it’s really about lots of things, like its wings, and its eyes which can petrify men.
This is no mere canary, it’s extraordinary!
And truly, a masterpiece.
Neither serpent nor bird,
(Or haven’t you heard?)
The Tale of the Cockatrice!”

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