Red Balloon

Red Balloon

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Anthony Clark's award-winning adaptation of Albert Lamorisse's Fifties French film, The Red Balloon, follows the adventures of a lonely Parisian boy and a stray balloon which befriends him. It enjoyed a successful run at the National Theatre in 1996.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 128 x 208 x 8mm | 80g
  • Oberon Modern Plays
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1840020792
  • 9781840020793
  • 430,161

Review quote

" 'This is children's theatre at its best... Anthony Clark's adapation is both delightful and moving' Sunday Times 'Clark's adaptations have become justly regarded as unmissable seasonable entertainment... A wondrous children's musical guaranteed to crack the hardest of adult hearts... No neat moral yarn, but a humorous and haunting fable' Independent 'A skilful and enchanting stage version of a 1950s classic' The Times"
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About Albert Lamorisse

"Anthony Clark is Artistic Director at the Manchester Contact Theatre and has been Associate Director at the Birmingham Repertory. He is a well-known director and playwright in hi own right. His adaptations for children have been widely performed, and include The Snowman, The Little Prince, The Pied Piper, and Pinocchio. "
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Rating details

603 ratings
4.22 out of 5 stars
5 51% (310)
4 26% (159)
3 16% (99)
2 4% (27)
1 1% (8)
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