Happy days for hippo-hunters

Mouths of Lions perform Dr Zeiffal, Dr Zeigal and the Hippo That Can Never Be Caught.
Mouths of Lions perform Dr Zeiffal, Dr Zeigal and the Hippo That Can Never Be Caught.

Calling all hippo expert enthusiasts! Join Dr Zeiffal and Dr Zeigal on the hunt for the wild hippo of England.

Expect belly laughs, belly flops, surreal slapstick and fantastical falling over in this new family comedy that will have kids storming the stage.

Bring your hippo catchers and goggles, because Dr Zeiffal has most likely lost hers....

Inspired by real-life discoveries of prehistoric hippopotamus bones in the UK, Dr Zeiffal, Dr Zeigal and the Hippo That Can Never Be Caught follows the madcap quest of two ‘special archaeological scientist hippo expert enthusiasts.

The show is suitable for children aged six to 12 years.

Produced by Mouths of Lions, this company of devisers, directors, performers and producers create their work in London and tour the UK.

This is their first visit to Buxton Fringe.

You can catch Dr Zeiffal, Dr Zeigal and the Hippo That Can Never Be Caught at Underground Venues, Buxton, on July 22 at 5.45pm and on July 23 at 1.30pm.

Tickets £8 and £7 (child and concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or visit www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk