Art & Culture

The Latest Wallace And Gromit Animation Will Be Screened At The Lowry With A Live Orchestra

By Laura O'Neill

Ticket holders will be treated to a screening of Musical Marvels and the all-time classic Aardman animation, The Wrong Trousers, with live orchestral accompaniment.

Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels tour will head to The Lowry Theatre on May 26The show will feature live orchestral accompaniment from a professional orchestra drawn from members of the Hallé and BBC Philharmonic orchestras, among others.

Ticket holders will be treated to new music to accompany Musical Marvels, which was first screened at the BBC Proms in 2012, along with interactive escapades and enthusiastic entertainment by presenter Matthew Sharp and the Picture House Orchestra.

Producers say it will be a fantastic opportunity for young audiences to experience live classical music for the first time, in an accessible, fun way.

And parents will have the chance to relive their youth, with a screening in the second half of the all-time classic Aardman animation, The Wrong Trousers, again with live orchestral accompaniment – a world first.

Carrot Production’s Managing Director, Rachel Whibley, said:


“With six years’ experience behind us of presenting The Snowman to thousands of satisfied audience members across the country, we are well placed to deliver this wonderful Wallace and Gromit programme. It will be a pleasure to present such a high-quality show in partnership with the inspirational team at Aardman, providing huge fun for audiences of all ages”.

Sean Clarke, Head of Rights and Brand Development, Aardman said:

“Carrot Productions have produced a fantastic show, featuring live orchestral music for one of Aardman’s best-loved shorts, The Wrong Trousers, and we look forward to audiences across the UK having the opportunity to enjoy this unique musical experience.”

Tickets are available with an exclusive Fever discount and are priced at £15 for adults instead of £18 and £14 for children/students. Click here to get yours.

Also published on Medium.