by Linda Walton & Sam Chaplin

Linda Walton has been a member of the Librettist group since its inception and wrote the book for Butterfly Hero which played the Lyric Hammersmith in 2012.


Freddie, a Monarch butterfly rarely seen in the UK, arrives in Kew Gardens on the breath of the wind. But nobody, not even he, knows why he is there. What will he do when he learns that it is only by his death that the other butterflies can escape the danger of the predatory birds…




Supported by Mercury Musical Developments


Supported by the PRS for Music Foundation


Supported by the Noel Coward Foundation


supported by the Binks Trust


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