Michael Morpurgo's Toro! Toro! tours UK this autumn
Simon Reade's adaptation will tour the UK from next month
Directed and designed by Philip Wilson (who directed the 2010 production), it's recommended for children aged eight upwards.
The tour kicks off at Exeter Northcott Theatre from the 8 to 12 October 2013 before visiting:
21 & 22 October - the egg, Bath
28 & 29 October - Cast, Doncaster
30 October - Lighthouse, Poole
5 - 16 November - Tobacco Factory, Bristol
19 November - Swindon Arts Centre
21 & 22 November - The Lowry, Salford Quays
24 November - Lakeside Theatre, University of Essex
25 November - Buxton Opera House
27 & 26 November - Curve Theatre, Leicester
Performed by Gary Turner, the story is set against the backdrop of the Spanish civil war and centres on a young boy whose life on his parents' cattle farm in southern Spain is shattered when his favourite bull-calf is destined to fight in the bullring.
Adapter Simon Reade has previously dramatised Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice (recently seen at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre) and Michael Morpurgo's Twist of Gold, Private Peaceful and The Mozart Question.