First Performance 10/12/2003
Closing 07/01/2004

“You keep away from the Birdman”, warned Gracie’s father. But Gracie and her friend Daniel discover that the Birdman isn’t mad or dangerous like everyone says. It’s the Birdman who warns them to stay away from Samson Island – he says it ’s cursed. So when Daniel and Gracie are stranded on Samson by fog they have to unravel the island’s haunting secrets…  
Set in the Isles of Scilly, and based on the book by best-selling children’s writer Michael Morpurgo, Why the Whales Came is a gripping adventure story for 8-13 year-olds and their families.

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