Pobby & Dingan

REVIEW – Pobby & Dingan at The Traverse Theatre


The power of imagination, childhood innocence and the closeness of family relationships are all themes explored by Pobby & Dingan, a play by the Catherine Wheels children’s theatre company. After a short run at their base of operations at The Brunton Theatre last week, the opening night of Rob Evans’ adaptation of Ben Rice’s story […]

PREVIEW – Pobby & Dingan, Brunton Theatre (25-27 Feb); Traverse (3-6 March)

Most children who have invisible friends grow out of it. 12 year-old Ashmol thinks that’s what’s happened when his younger sister Kellyanne complains that her playmates Pobby & Dingan have disappeared. But then Kellyanne becomes ill, worsening as Pobby & Dingan’s absence grows longer. From his family home in the Australian outback, Ashmol puts his […]