Everyone’s favourite cat might be forgetful, but she certainly has a lot of adventures, and she loves her family very much!
Based on Judith Kerr’s beloved and iconic stories for the stage, this lively and enchanting production features songs, live music and a menagerie of creatures little and large.
These timeless tales of family and friendship are brought to life to allow a new generation of children to fall in love with Mog.
Mog The Forgetful Cat runs at the Old Vic Theatre from 11 – 29 July 2023.
What is the story of Mog The Forgetful Cat?
Mog is a very forgetful cat. She forgets that she has a cat flap, she forgets that she’s already eaten her supper, and she forgets that cats don’t have eggs for breakfast every day. Bother that cat! But Mog’s forgetfulness can come in handy.
Join Mog and the Thomas family, on a journey through one year in the life of a really remarkable cat, as she catches a burglar, gatecrashes a cat show, goes to the V.E.T. and gets to eat lots and lots of eggs.
Who are the creators of Mog The Forgetful Cat?
This stage adaptation is based on Judith Kerr’s much-loved picture books for children.
The show is co-directed by Helena Middleton and Jesse Jones, with musical direction by Joey Hickman, design by Laura McEwen, sound design by Beth Duke, lighting design by Rajiv Pattani and movement direction by Catriona Giles.
Mog the Forgetful Cat is devised by Tom England, Joey Hickman, Jesse Jones, Helena Middleton, Hanora Kamen, Kerry Lovell, Jesse Meadows, Robyn Sinclair and Ben Vardy, with additional devising by Tom Brennan, Emily Greenslade and James Newton.
Reviews of Mog The Forgetful Cat★★★★ "Theatrical catnip. Judith Kerr’s warm-hearted children’s book is faithfully realised with a vivid and gently ingenious tale of family life" The Guardian
Venue InformationThe Old Vic, Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8NB
Nearest Tube or Train: Waterloo (Jubilee line, Northern line, Bakerloo line)
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