Forest Fables is a magical filmed adaptation of a sell-out show performed on the Isle of Wight in December 2020 by Greengage Ventures and Naiads Foundry in partnership with the National Trust.
Embark on a journey of discovery through the enchanted rooms and corridors of the National Trust’s Mottistone Manor to uncover hidden stories found within nature. Chance upon captivating, clever and curious creatures ready to impart their tales in this fun and fabulous promenade performance. You will hear stories of majestic forests, ancient landscapes and the little creatures who serve them, inspiring each child to become a custodian of this precious land.
The original script, score and design draw on the beauty of the Manor under the watchful eye of the Neolithic Longstone and the sublime landscape that surrounds it.
Harking from across the creative and theatre sectors (Olivier, Golden Globe and Emmy nominations among them), the team includes:
Naiads Foundry is a company of makers, creators and doers harking from across the creative and theatre sectors who want to demonstrate that family theatre can still be crafted safely and beautifully in unconventional and thrilling ways. Their goal? To create a performance to help families dwell in play and imagination even when the world outside feels scary.