Les Petits Theatre Company, of David Walliams’ The First Hippo on the Moon, is set to return to the high seas following their award-winning Captain Flinn and the Pirate.

The Magic Cutlass is the anticipated sequel based on the award-winning book by Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto, which had a swashbuckling run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016, apparently.

Watford Observer:

When Flinn, Pearl and Tom are in the middle of their school play their old nemesis, Mr T the T-Rex, appears and kidnaps the children forcing them to hunt for the secretive Magic Cutlass – a sword that grants the holder any wish.

The children are whisked away for another fantastic adventure to a world of devious dinosaurs, deep sea dangers and smelly sausages. It’s all aboard, me hearties, for a real-life pirate adventure.

Watford Observer:

Will fearless Flinn be able to outwit the pirate dinosaurs? Will Pirate Pearl be brave enough to battle the dangerous dinos and will terrified Tom be back in time for tea?

All aboard for a non-stop action packed theatrical experience with live music, puppetry and dastardly dinosaurs.

Adapter Oliver Lansley comments: “We’re delighted to be bringing back Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs 2: The Magic Cutlass - one of our favourite and most successful and critically acclaimed children’s shows.

“We believe it is so important to engage and excite children with their early experiences of the theatre and what could be more exciting than Pirates, Dinosaurs and a giant sausage machine?”

Watford Observer:

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs 2: The Magic Cutlass is brought to life by Les Petits, the children’s theatre company from the team behind internationally-acclaimed theatre company, Les Enfants Terribles (Alice’s Adventures Underground, The Terrible Infants, The Game’s Afoot).

Les Petits transport the Les Enfants Terribles’ aesthetic to their family-friendly shows to create a production which is enjoyed by adults and children.

The company is run by James Seager and Oliver Lansley and has become known for its design aesthetics, puppetry and immersive approach to storytelling.

Watford Palace Theatre, Clarendon Road, Watford WD17 1JZ, February 16 and 17. Details: 01923 225671