We are very proud to have commissioned new animations and stories as well as sourcing existing material for which our musical director, Daniel Whibley, has written original scores. These Carrot Creations have been made to perfectly complement the main features in our shows. They provide audiences with a full programme of high-quality storytelling – all on the big screen and with the magic of a live orchestra.
A Donkey's Tale
Set amidst the wild landscape of Connemara in the west of Ireland, it tells the heartwarming story of Dillon, an ordinary donkey with an extraordinary dream that takes him on a life changing journey.
This stunning animated film with original music by Daniel Whibley is a firm favourite for all ages.
The Bear and The Piano
David Lichfield’s beautifully-illustrated award-winning book was first brought to the big screen in 2017. A moving tale of exploration and belonging, friendship and music, it has proved a hit with all ages.
With original music by Daniel Whibley, and a narration recorded by superstar Joanna Lumley, this entrancing creation continues to delight audiences each year.
You can now download The Bear and The Piano in our store!
The Nutcracker Suite
Experience the wonder of this most Christmassy of seasonal pieces, by Tchaikovsky. Performances are brought to life by Tom Scott’s mesmerising animated film specially commissioned to accompany our live orchestra, allowing audiences to delve deeper into the music.
Carrot Productions’ adaptation of Cinderella is the result of a collaboration between three artists; a mesmerising score by Daniel Whibley, enchanting illustrations by Jacky Fleming, all interspersed with film featuring the acclaimed actor, Howard Chadwick. It premièred during the 2016 Snowman Tour.
This festive and fun creation tells the story of the orchestra travelling to the concert on a train. Disaster strikes as the conductor realises he has lost his ticket, frantically searching each carriage of the train and encountering all the sections of the orchestra along the way. It’s a fun an engaging introduction to the orchestra, suitable for all ages.