Tragic Scottish fairytale with a surprising twist

The Fisherman and the Seal, Scottish fairytale retold by , the Yugen Puppet Company.
The Fisherman and the Seal, Scottish fairytale retold by , the Yugen Puppet Company.
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As part of the annual Puppet Animation Festival, the Yugen Puppet Company bring The Fisherman and the Seal to Wauchope Hall, Yetholm.

Using charming hand-crafted puppets and striking shadow silhouettes, the Yugen Puppet Company tells the tragic-comic tale of how a fisherman who falls in love with a seal discovers that, in matters of love, things don’t always go according to plan. But sometimes true love can be found in the most unlikely of places, and with the most unlikely of soul mates!

Based on the myths and legends of the Scottish selkie and retold in the Yugen Puppet Company’s own unique style, this fairytale will delight and enchant all the family.

Catch this amusing show on March 25 at 2.30pm. Suitable for ages 5 - 16 years. Tickets are £6/£4 or £18 for family ticket from Yetholm village shop or contact Susan Stewart on 01573 420231. For more information visit www.liveborders.org.uk.