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Mandragora and Arcus Sponsorship

Mandragora Arcus logos and Arcus Pumpalot

We are delighted announce that the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe production of our BRAND NEW show, Princess Pumpalot: The Radio Show - Live on Stage!, is to be sponsored by Mandragora Productions and Arcus Animation Studios.

The Story So Far

Writer/Producer of Princess Pumpalot: The Farting Princess, Robin Mitchell, explains how the Princess came about.

While on holiday in Ireland in August 2011, the children's character Princess Pumpalot: The Farting Princess was born. I was staying with family in Dublin and on one particular rainy day, the idea for a farting princess was hatched.

Seasonal Greetings From Wiffyville

Full Cast Photo 2015 Fringe

Seasonal Greetings from all the Wiffyville Royal Household (and Guffy).

2015 was quite a year for us with a variety of interesting projects including the Italian premiere of Princess Pumpalot: The Farting Princess and another very successful run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. A BIG thank you to everyone who is coming along to our shows.

2016 will be equally exciting with further development of the animation project before we turn our attention to the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and a brand NEW show (more to follow).

Wishing everyone a fartingly good 2016.

From #Fart2015 to #Fart2016

As one Fringe Festival curtain closes another Fringe Festival door opens. Plans are already well advanced for our new Princess Pumpalot show for the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Writer Robin Mitchell is presently penning ideas for the new stage show - The Princess Pumpalot Radio Show (Live On Stage). A version of this show was tested to a receptive audience at the Leith Festival in June 2015 and the response was so positive we decided to base the 2016 Fringe show on this new quest.

Fun At The Fringe

Cast at Sweet Venues

We're having a lot of fun this year at our new Edinburgh Festival Fringe venue.

We've been stationed at Sweet Venues in a space called (International 1). Sweet Venues is located at the Apex International Hotel, 31 - 35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS.

Top Kids Shows Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015

cast group photo in colour

We are pleased to be included in this list of Top Kids Shows at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

This is what they said:

"She’s a princess and she farts…what more do you need to know?

Based on the hugely popular children’s book, this show is set to leave little ones giggling away as they watch Princess Pumpalot try her best to protect Wiffyville Castle from Low-Flying Gnomes. It’s been a huge success in previous years so make sure you get your tickets early!

The Making Of Wiffyville

props for the show

The Production Designer on Princess Pumpalot: The Farting Princess show is Andrew T. Henderson.

For our stage show, Andrew has constructed a 9-foot giraffe puppet, a full-sized magic bean cabinet, two Royal thrones, a Low-Flying Gnome flying pack and made a number of smaller props including Royal smartphones and Royal crowns.

It's Fringe Time (Well Almost)

Arron in Lady Stairs Close

With our Leith Festival production done and dusted and the Italian Premiere of Princess Pumpalot securely under our belt it's time to turn our attention to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

It's our third year at the Edinburgh Fringe and we're thrilled to be performing with our new friends at Sweet Venues, Apex International Hotel, 31 - 35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS.

The World Premiere

Arron Lindsey and Stephen

The world premiere of our brand new show, The Princess Pumpalot Radio Show (Live On Stage), took place on Sunday 14th June 2015  at the Malmaison Hotel as part of the Leith Festival.

The stars of The Princess Pumpalot Radio Show  Arron Usher, Lindsey Lee Wilson and Stephen Humpage received a standing ovation on their first outing as Wiffyville's finest.

We have a further two shows to come at the Malmaison Hotel on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st June at 2pm. Tickets are £6+bf (online), or £9 on the door on the day.

The Princess Pumpalot Radio Show (Live On Stage)

This article relates to the following productions of Princess Pumpalot
2015 Leith Festival
Princess Pumpalot drawing by Harley Stewart

To celebrate the premiere of our brand new show, The Princess Pumpalot Radio Show (Live On Stage), and to mark the Farting Princess's Leith Festival debut, we are delighted to reveal our brilliant new poster image, drawn by the incredibly talented Harley Stewart.

The Princess Pumpalot Radio Show stars Lindsey Lee Wilson as Princess Pumpalot, marks the return of Arron Usher as Guffy, and introduces Stephen Humpage to the world of Wiffyville.

See it at Malmaison Hotel, Leith, 14, 20, 21 June at 2pm.


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