Adam Bassett developing THE DETECTIVE DOG with Tessa Bide Productions

December 5, 2022

The accessible and imaginative adaptation of Julia Donaldson’s award winning book, The Detective Dog, will feature puppetry, song and magical scent technology, bringing the story alive on stage for audiences of all ages.

Whether it’s finding a lost shoe or discovering who did a poo on the new gravel path, Nell’s ever-sniffing nose is always hard at work. So when the books at her owner Peter’s school have disappeared one morning, Detective Dog Nell is ready to sniff out the culprit!  (Suitable for ages 3-7)

Written by Julia Donaldson and Illustrated by Sara Ogilvie
Adapted and Produced by Tessa Bide Productions
Directed by Peta Maurice
Designed by Katie Sykes & Ruby Brown
Composed by Jack Drewry
BSL Consultancy by Jonny Cotsen
Video Design by Ben Glover
Puppet Design by Jess Jones
R&D Performers: Adam Bassett, Tessa Bide & Anna Rathbone