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Lamphouse Theatre's production of Wild Boy at Crowland Abbey

The end of British Summer Time 2019 was a fitting moment to let imaginations run wild at Crowland Abbey on Sunday.

Wild Boy, the true story of how a child found in the woods of northern Germany ended up in a king's palace, was energetically put to mime, music and, at times, mayhem by Peterborough-based Lamphouse Theatre.

Seemingly taking their cue from the children's TV series Horrible Histories, actors Lydia Bakelmun, Abey Bradbury and Richard Parnwell took a potentially tragic story and gave it character, colour and culture.

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