This is a faithful adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic story in which Boy and his Grandmother
defeat the Grand High Witch and her followers, who are holding a Conference in an English
seaside hotel. During the struggle, Boy gets turned into a mouse.
The Witches are nothing like the ones who wear pointed hats and fly on broomsticks – they look
very much like ordinary women, which helps their deception. The play offers many opportunities
for illusions and inventive puppetry. Humor is provided by the vulgar Jenkins family, whose son,
Bruno, also becomes a mouse.