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What do rats wear onstage? Sneak-peek at Bumblescratch  costumes

Designer Gabriella Slade previously worked with Robert J Sherman and Stewart Nicholls on Love Birds, a hit at the Edinburgh Festival, when she received critical acclaim for bringing that musical’s array of vaudevillian parrots and penguins to colourful, fine-feathered life.

For BUMBLESCRATCH, she goes grubbier to conjure the plague rats of 17th-century London. Scroll through the galleries below for a sneak-peek at her costume designs and fabric samples. Can you imagine Darren Day, Jessica Martin, Michael Xavier and the rest of the cast wearing these?

Gabriella’s sketches

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Fabric samples

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