Taking Flight

Performed by: ZikkaZimba Productions

No director listed

No playwright listed

Human beans, come to the theatre and allow your imagination to take flight! Follow Roald Dahl as a young boy and journey with him through Mrs Pratchett’s sweet shop, his early school years and meet his favourite teacher. Plunge into scrumdiddlyumtious worlds of dirty beasts; filthsome creatures, crocky-wocks and vitches. Get ready to take a leap, a jump, and fly with us through Dahl’s magical worlds.


50 minutes
Recommended Age:
7 years – 12 years
Recommended Grade:
No min or max grade set
English (first language) No second language listed.
Curriculum Connection:
Creative Arts, Home/Additional Language, Life Orientation/Life Skills
Themes Covered:
Creativity, Family dynamics, Imagination, Literacy, Relationships

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Audience Comments

“The magic still hovers above you even after the show, as children grab colourful paper planes from the stage, encouraging their imaginations to linger in the endless possibilities of the performance.” – Megs Kelly for Cue Media (July 5 2017)

“Excellent use of light and energy, the planes were a brilliant touch!” Audience member (aged 16-20) from National Arts Festival 2018

“I loved the creativity of Taking Flight. My kids loved the Rohald Dahl. Well done” Audience member (aged 31-50) from National Arts Festival 2018


Festivals attended: South African National Arts Festival 2018