Heatwave is a show about climate change and wetlands, performed by puppets and masked actors, and inspired by Commedia.
The sun feels hotter than usual this summer in the marshlands and waterways. Some unusual birds have appeared from the south, and tour-guide Karen is worried by the weather forecast. Meanwhile, Billy's too busy messing about in the mud to notice anything's wrong, until he makes an idle wish and finds himself flying on a spoonbill's back to a lake in Africa where the crocodiles are hungry.
But this was only the start of his adventures, which end with a mighty flood, a helicopter rescue, and water, water, everywhere...