Scamp Theatre present

The Scarecrows' Wedding

20 Jul 2019 - 29 Dec 2019

The team behind Stick Man present the best wedding ever, the best wedding yet…

Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay are excellent scarecrows. Their wedding plans are all coming together until Harry leaves Betty’s side and the devilishly smooth Reginald Rake tries to take Harry’s place. Will Harry make it back in time to save their special day? 

This heart-warming and award-winning adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s bestselling book is bursting at the seams with Scamp Theatre’s inimitable style. 

This epic love story promises wit, drama and wedding bells! Packed with live music and laughter, this is one hour’s magic that you and your children will never forget!

Based on the bestselling book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

"Enchanting and hilarious. Bags of sheer family fun"The Stage
"Charming and cheerful. These scarecrows will make every child smile"Daily Mail

Dates, Venue & Booking details


July 2019

20 - 1 Sep LONDON Leicester Square Theatre

September 2019

20 - 22 NORTH FINCHLEY artsdepot
26 - 25 REDBRIDGE Drama Centre
28 - 29 LUTON Library Theatre

October 2019

1 - 2 HENLEY ON THAMES Kenton Theatre
3 - 4 COVENTRY The Albany Theatre
5 - 6 WINCHESTER Theatre Royal
20 - 21 BRIDGWATER McMillan Theatre
22 - 23 GREENWICH Theatre
24 - 25 SWANSEA Grand Theatre
28 - 29 WATFORD Palace Theatre
30 - 31 SHOREHAM BY SEA Ropetackle Arts Centre

November 2019

1 - 2 SOLIHULL The Core
11 - 12 STAMFORD Corn Exchange
15 - 16 LETCHWORTH Broadway Theatre
19 - 24 NORWICH Playhouse
27 - 29 BROMLEY Churchill Theatre

December 2019

2 - 3 BARRY Memo Arts Centre
5 - 7 BRECON Theatr Brycheiniog
11 - 14 MANCHESTER Z Arts
17 - 29 MILTON KEYNES The Stables





"Enchanting and hilarious. Bags of sheer family fun"The Stage
"Charming and cheerful. These scarecrows will make every child smile"Daily Mail
"Scamp Theatre is the production company any parent of small children needs to know"The List


  • Creatives

    Eva Sampson Director
    James Button Designer
    Darren Clark Composer and Lyricist
    Elanor Higgins Lighting Designer

  • Cast

    Katy Ellis 
    Katy is a graduate of the Actor-Musician course at Guildford School of Acting. Her experience whilst training includes Musik and First Lady Suite. Their production of Daisy Pulls It Off, in which she played Trixie Martin, transferred to the Charing Cross Theatre in the West End. Since graduating, Katy has played Sister/Gregor in Metamorphosis with Collide Theatre at Tristan Bates Theatre, recorded Read the Room -a play for BBC Radio 4 - and been part of several commerical campaigns. 

    Patrick Orkney
    Patrick studied Actor Musicianship at Rose Bruford College. Since graduating, he has been working in Theatre Education; The Selfish Giant (Image Musical Theatre), and #YOLO (Performance in Education). Patrick is thrilled to be part of The Scarecrows' Wedding! 

    Michael Palmer
    Michael is delighted to be re-joining The Scarecrows' Wedding. He trained at Webber Douglas Academy, London and has toured with musicals such as Footloose, The Wedding Singer and Singalong Abba. He has also done theatre for young people with both Friend of Foe and The Butterfly Lion (Bill Kenwright Prod), both based on Michael Morpurgo stories, as well as The Lost Toys' Big Christmas Adventure in Eastbourne. Also toured nationally with All Creatures Great and Small (Bill Kenwright). He as acted arounnd twenty Shakespeare plays in the UK and the US. Recent roles include Claudius in Hamlet (Changeling TC) and Macbeth (Actors from the London Stage). TV credits: Bear Behaving Badly, Casualty, Waking the Dead, plus many commercials. Michael also teaches drama at the Sylvia Young Theatre School, London.