A new puppet adaptation of a classic children's book is set to visit Theatre Royal Winchester.

The venue's Auditorium will host Julia Donaldson's Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book from Tuesday, April 2.

The show shares the story of Charlie, an avid reader enchanted by pirate tales, and his attempts to convince his disinterested sister of the joys of reading.

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Directed by Little Angel Theatre in partnership with The Lowry Arts Centre and Rose Theatre, the rendition features puppets and captivating songs by Barb Jungr, famously known for 'We’re Going on A Bear Hunt' and 'Michael Rosen’s Chocolate Cake.'

The performance helps the audience rediscover the world within the pages of books.

Little Angel Theatre has been famed for creating memorable tales using puppets, and has performed worldwide.

Performances will run at 1.30pm and 3.30pm on Tuesday, April 2, and 10.30am and 1.30pm on Wednesday, April 3.

The show, which runs for one hour, is suitable for children between the ages of three and eight.

Tickets are available from £10.

For more details and ticket bookings, call 01962 840 440 or visit theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.