About the Show
Created by multi–award winning theatre company Catherine Wheels with text by Robert Alan Evans (The Voice Thief, Tiger Tale, Tiger), Lightning Ridge is a new one–woman show for families performed by Catherine Wheels Artistic Director, Gill Robertson (White, WhirlyGig).
Lightning Ridge is based on “Pobby and Dingan”, a short story by Ben Rice set in the Australian outback. It is about a boy called Ashmol who lives in Lightning Ridge, a small mining town, with his mum, dad and sister Kellyanne. Kellyanne has two imaginary friends, Pobby and Dingan. One day, Pobby & Dingan disappear, and Ashmol is happy that they are finally out of his life but Kellyanne becomes sick. As Kellyanne becomes sicker, Ashmol tr ... Read More