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Dr Zeiffal And The Hippo That Can Never Be Caught

Dr Zeiffal And The Hippo That Can Never Be Caught

Mouths of Lions

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Tickets €6

Some great entertainment for children with the madcap Dr Zeiffal and Dr Zeigal

Mouths of Lions bring their five star, award-winning, family favourite show, Dr. Zeiffal, Dr. Zeigal and the Hippo That Can Never Be Caught to Ireland! 

Expect belly laughs, belly flops, surreal slapstick and fantastical falling over in this interactive family comedy.

Special Archeological Hippo Expert Enthusiast Dr Zeiffal sets out to prove that the Wild Hippo of the United Kingdom of England still exists. With her trusty hippo instruments (including her invisible hippo blanket and hippo google goggles), and perhaps a little help from the audience, she sets off to catch and befriend the crafty hippo.

Real Hippo's did live in the UK , 113,000 years ago! This is what inspired us to make the show, ancient hippo bones have been discovered all over the UK from underneath Trafalgar Square to Brighton to Folkestone. We also knew we wanted to make a show that everyone could enjoy. Since it's first performance we've had 6 month olds and 90 year olds come away from our show beaming, - the puns and witty jokes are for the adults, the hippo is for everyone.  

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

Suitable for 4 – 11 year olds

‘This show has a big heart’

Families Edinburgh

‘Splendidly silly...this is a show which knows the importance of fun’

The List

‘a high-octane and hilarious hour of action-packed theatre’

Camden People's Theatre