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Past Event

Perth International Arts Festival presents

The Great Escape (A Borrower's Tale)

Can you help find the Borrowers?

United Kingdom

Geography Building, UWA

Tickets $12.50

  • Family
  • Theatre


Calling all explorers! A secret agency needs your help for an important mission. Use your super sleuth skills to uncover evidence that Borrowers exist. Journey through interactive installations, storytelling and a concert performed on miniature handmade instruments to discover the clues and help Borrower Bob escape the evil clutches of the KBD movement (Keep Borrower’s Down).

The Great Escape (A Borrower’s Tale) is a magical theatrical adventure for ages 6–11 inspired by Mary Norton’s much-loved children’s novel, The Borrowers

This is a children only event.

Awards & Reviews

‘Your children are likely to remember it for years.’

Cast & Crew / Artists

Kazuko Hohki

Conceived & Created by

Kazuko Hohki and Andy Cox

Written and Designed by

Show Date & Times

Geography Building, UWA 1.00pm*, 10.00am#, 9.30am+

  1. Feb T 18 + *
  2. F 19 #


Education Resources

Recommended for ages 6+

This is a children only event. One teacher per 10 students will be admitted as supervision. Please contact the Info Centre if you have any access requirements.


Excursion Plan


Geography Building, UWA

35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Show in Google Maps ›
08 6488 2691
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