A madcap musical adventure for everyone aged 6+

By Daniel Padden, co-produced with Catherine Wheels and Red Bridge Arts

Press Reviews

  • 'An impressive feat of perfect musical and comic timing' FOUR STARS
    The Scotsman
  • 'WhirlyGig has the atmospheric charm of a film by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and the craziness of Monty Python. Part circus, part concert, it is a wonderfully original piece of children’s musical theatre' FOUR STARS
    Sunday Herald
  • 'a wonderfully original piece of children’s musical theatre' FOUR STARS
    The List
  • 'WhirlyGig’s topsy-turvy vibrancy and playfulness with melody has the potential to capture young creative minds, and to rejuvenate a passion for a pure form of cobbled together music for anyone.' FOUR STARS
    The Skinny
  • 'an exuberant hour of mischief and music.' FOUR STARS
    The Herald
  • 'wonderfully original piece of children’s musical theatre.' FOUR STARS
    The National
  • 'Fifty minutes of pure entertainment' FOUR STARS
    Bouquets & Brickbats
  • 'an aural and visual treat for families.' FOUR STARS
    Edinburgh Guide
  • 'Celebrates the joyful challenge of creativity and ensemble.' FOUR STARS
  • Family fun in the heart of Aberdeen for True North Festival
    Buchan Observer
  • Whirly Gig spins into the Volunteer Hall
    Border Telegraph
  • Daniel Padden: 'I was interested in what happens when musicians are given absurd challenges they're not used to dealing with'
    The List

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