The Giant Jam Sandwich

2nd Aug 2017 - 28th Aug 2017

Pleasance Above - Pleasance Courtyard


Suitable for all ages


One hot summer's day, four million wasps invade the quiet village of Itching Down. Noisy, nasty and worst of all, they don't mind who they sting! That is until the baker has an ingenious idea... Jack McNamara's inventive new adaptation brings one of the most loved picture books to life on stage, complete with a jam-tastic soundtrack by James Atherton.

Described as ‘the best kind of children's theatre’ (Stage), this fun-packed family feast is set to get a new generation buzzing.

Suitable for ages 3 - 12


Nurseries, Holiday Clubs and Schools Offer:
We have a great offer for nurseries holiday clubs and schools:
There's a 10% offer on all groups of 10+ and we're giving a FREE teacher/accompanying adult ticket for every 5 tickets booked

To book, please call our box office on 0131 556 6550 and quote 'PLEASANCE KIDS OFFER' Please note this offer is subject to availability and is not valid on Preview, Weekend or 2 for 1 performances.

For bookings of 20 or more, many of our shows are offering a meet and greet after the show in the Kidzone on The Green together with a free show related arts and crafts activity.  For further details, and to book, please email
Subject to availability T&Cs apply

Open/closeReviews and Quotations

Perfect theatrical adaptation brought to stage in a full-fruit version with added bite...Bursting with songs, humour and clever references for the grown-ups, perfect for fans and newbies alike.
5 stars
The List
Simple, engaging and interactive production that makes for the best kind of children's theatre
4 stars
The Stage

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