Who stole the bacon? And who bit the baby? If it wasn’t the Cats and it wasn’t the Dogs then it must have been those beatboxing Foxes…

Cats: You bark all night always looking for a fight
Dogs: You leave fur everywhere, act like you don’t care

The Cats and the Dogs are having a rap battle when the beatboxing Foxes appear. No-one can understand what they’re saying though. When Channel Paw News reports that some bacon’s been stolen and a baby’s been bitten, everyone accuses the Foxes. However, when the Dogs and Cats really listen to the Foxes, they realise that not only are they innocent but “a bit like us actually.”

15 June 2023

Music Hall, Aberdeen, presented by Aberdeen Performing Arts as part of Light The Blue Festival

27 May 2023

Nida, Lithuania, in partnership with "Agila" Nida Culture and Tourism Information Centre

11 July 2022

Playhouse Whitley Bay, in Partnership with North Tyneside Music Education Hub

24 May 2022

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, in Partnership with Edinburgh International Festival


4 July 2019

Wicksteed Park, Kettering, in Partnership with Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub

18 June 2018

Nevil Holt Opera, Market Harborough, in Partnership with Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub

28 March 2018

Saffron Hall, Essex, in partnership with Essex Music Education Hub

27 March 2018

St Anne’s, Limehouse, in partnership with Tower Hamlets Arts & Music Education Service

26 March 2018

Beechwood High School, Slough, in partnership with Slough Music Service

22 March 2018

Bridlington Spa, in partnership with David Ross Education Trust

22 March 2018

Robert Smyth Academy, Leicester, in partnership with Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub


Commissioned by Mahogany Opera Group and Essex Music Education Hub as part of Mahogany Opera’s Snappy Operas programme.


Arts Council England, The Austin & Hope Pilkington Trust, The Bernarr Rainbow Trust, Foyle Foundation, The Kobler Trust, Lucille Graham Trust, Peermusic UK, PRS Foundation (Talent Development Fund), and those who wish to remain anonymous

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