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Tuna Girl

By Orlaine McDonald

Year staged: 2000

Opening night: 14/10/2000

Theatre Company: London; Half Moon Theatre

Staged in: Half Moon Theatre, White Horse Road (1990 -)

Cast Size: 3


Marlene has moved to the seaside with her Dad. She misses the city and her friends and the life she left behind. But Marlene’s problems are just beginning… Marlene loves eating tuna fish and much to her Dad’s frustration will eat nothing else. When her precious doll is washed out to sea Marlene embarks on a sea adventure to rescue the doll. A fishy tale with fishy consequences! Tuna Girl is an exciting visual and thought provoking play for 3 – 7 year olds, exploring the fears and feelings of a young child who has moved home and is displaced.

Original Cast

Amit Sharma

Dad / Crab

Natalie Davis


Paula Kingsworth

Ellie / Fisherperson

Production Team

Chris Elwell


Alison Cartledge


Patrick Nelson

Stage Manager

Sally J Davies


Will Davies


Additional Materials

Link to Playscript


Ref: MPS/9293

British Library

Link to Stages of Half Moon (Half Moon Theatre Archive)

Stages of Half Moon (Half Moon Theatre Archive)

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