Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

Town Hall Theatre

An Australian Chamber Orchestra production

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

Based on the book by Mem Fox & Julie Vivas
Adapted for the stage by Sandra Eldridge with original music by Paul Stanhope


There was once a small boy called Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge and his house was next door to an old people’s home. He knew all the people who lived there, but his favourite person of all was Miss Nancy Alison Delacourt Cooper. When Wilfrid finds out that Nancy has lost her memory, he sets out to find out what a memory is…

This delightful production, based on the poignant picture book by Mem Fox and Julie Vivas, adapted and directed by Sandra Eldridge, weaves together captivating storytelling with mesmerising music in an immersive theatrical performance. Featuring a new score by award-winning composer Paul Stanhope performed by a string quartet from the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge is the perfect introduction to live classical music, guaranteed to enchant audiences both young and old.


Based on the book by Mem Fox & Julie Vivas

Script & Direction by Sandra Eldridge

Original Music by Paul Stanhope

Original Production Design by Kelsey Lee

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May 30 2023


Town Hall Theatre - paranaple arts centre
Admit 1: $15.00
School Groups 10+ $12.00
Friends of the Theatre Member: $12.00
Warning: Theatrical haze