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The Amazing Maurice

Cantilever Rights and Carrot Productions proudly present the animated feature film, “The Amazing Maurice” for live performance with orchestra. Receiving its premiere performances in April 2023 amidst the magnificence of Alexandra Palace Theatre, London, the Sky Original film is based on Terry Pratchett’s award-winning novel, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents.

"The way these talented musicians synchronise with the music is incredible!"
"Fantastic event especially with the live orchestra. Great movie too."

About The Amazing Maurice

The film tells the tale of Maurice, a large talking cat, who travels from town to town offering to solve their sudden rat problem. He unveils Keith, a young pipe-playing boy, who marches the rats out of town, to the relief of the townsfolk. Maurice (along with the money received from the grateful townspeople) suddenly disappears, reappearing a suitable distance away to count the money with Keith and the rats! 


But these are no ordinary rats – they talk, wear clothes and dream of an island paradise where rats and humans live together in peace. All goes well with their ‘rat scam’ until they reach the town of Bad Blintz, where they meet a book-obsessed girl, Malicia, who leads them on an adventure to solve the mystery of her town…


Hire this show

The Amazing Maurice and accompanying score is now available for venues and orchestras to hire worldwide.

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