Emil and the Detectives
by Erich Kästner
adapted for the stage by Nicki Bloom
Never underestimate the determination of a child! Young Emil catches a train to visit family in the big city. Something valuable is stolen. But the thief soon discovers Emil was not such an easy target. A group of quick-thinking and resourceful children rallies around. Can a bunch of kids work together to uncover and outsmart the true criminal?
Emil and the Detectives is an outstanding piece of children’s theatre which makes it an outstanding piece of theatre and an experience to be savoured by all.
InDaily – Greg Elliott (July 24, 2017)
For 10 years, Slingsby, under the meticulous direction of its founder Andy Packer, has been making captivating theatre for young audiences… Emil and the Detectives is no exception...The performances are pitch perfect… Watching these detectives is a theatrical delight.
The Australian – Murray Bramwell (July 25, 2017)