the egg

Stick by Me

  • 17 - 19 May
Stick by Me

Event Information

Running time: 40 minutes

Performed from Fri 17 — Sun 19 May

When I wake up
You are there
Let’s run, play, hide
Follow me
Don’t get lost
I will stick by you
If you will Stick by me

Stick by Me is ‘a joyful and funny show’ (Guardian) about friendship and play and the importance of treasuring little things. It is created by Andy Manley and Ian Cameron, world renowned co-creators of international hit show White.

Watch the trailer here!

★★★★ “Manley has the target audience of 3 to 6 year olds in the palm of his hands….A wonderful production bolstered by a light-touch score.” Peter Callaghan Reviewsphere 

★★★★ “…full of excitement, energy and emphatic delight.”
Paul F. Cockburn, Broadway Baby 

★★★★ “…speaks directly to the experience of pre-school children, and makes its point, with the simplest of means.”
Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman 


Friday 10am & 1pm
Saturday 11.30am & 3pm
Sunday 11.30am & 3pm. Please note, the 11.30am production will be a Relaxed Performance.

The relaxed performance will benefit  audience members who may benefit from a more relaxed environment, including (but not limited to) those with autistic spectrum conditions, anyone with sensory and communication disorders or learning disabled people. Visual stories will be available and if you are booking specifically for the benefits of the relaxed performance please let us know by calling 01225 823409 and we will apply the access concession for you which will reduce the price of your tickets.

£9 Standard Price
£8 Children & Students
£6.50 | Plus 1 in 11 free Schools (only applicable Fri 17 May at 10am & 1pm)


A booking fee of 50p per ticket applies

  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The recommended age ranges are for your guide only. We suggest you stick as closely to them as possible for the benefit of other audience members.
  • Lap seats are available at £1.50 (including booking fee) for infants aged 0 – 6 months;  all patrons including infants must have a valid ticket. 
  • All bookings will incur a Booking Fee of 50p per ticket regardless of whether the booking is made in person at our Box Office, by post, by phone or online and applies to all payment types.

Andy Manley is a theatre artist based in the UK.

He creates performances largely through devising, though has worked on several written projects. He directs or performs depending on what feels right for the project. He started to make his own work in 2006. Before that he was an actor.

Andy works with a number of artists and collaborators to create his shows. Over the last few years he has specialised in creating performances for children and latterly work for the very young. Andy’s work tours extensively to UK and international venues and festivals.

  • the egg box office open 9am – 6pm Monday – Saturday (Sunday if there is a performance)
  • All plays are performed in English and take place in the egg auditorium unless otherwise stated.
  • Nearby parking space for Blue Badge Holders
  • Level access into building
  • Lift to all levels
  • Adapted toilets
  • Sennheiser Infra-Red Audio System in auditorium
  • Hearing & Guide Dogs allowed
  • Wheelchair spaces in the Stalls only (Accompanying persons pay discounted price)
  • Breast Feeding Friendly

Under 12s are not admitted to the egg theatre auditorium unsupervised.

PLEASE NOTE: Print At Home tickets are only valid as A4 printouts. We cannot currently accept tickets presented on phones/tablets.

Relaxed Performances – Open to everyone, but specifically adapted for children with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, individuals with sensory and communication disorders, those with learning disabilities and anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed environment.

Full terms and conditions of ticket bookings can be found here