Theatre

An eclectic mix of fantastical adventures for the young and young of heart! Classics and new writing!

All our productions come with a free worksheet! 

Productions: Around the World in 8 Plays

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Tarzan

Date:31 July
Time:3pm and 6pm
Venue:OPEN

A brand new adaptation of Edgar Rice-Burrough’s classic novel Tarzan! The kindly ape Kala finds an orphaned human baby in the jungle and names him Tarzan. She raises him as her son, but Tarzan has no idea about his origins until newcomers to the island, including young zoologist Jane Porter, bring his human heritage to light and present him with the hardest choice of his life. Join us on a wonderful adventure celebrating the humanity of mankind and beast alike!

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Night
on the Galactic Railroad

Date:28 August
Time:3pm and 6pm
Venue:OPEN

A brand new adaptation of Kenji Miyazawa’s classic novel Night on the Galactic Railroad! Giovanni is a young boy, whose father is away at sea, while his mother is ill at home. He is forced to work odd jobs, in order to buy food for his poor family. He has no time to study and his classmates make fun of him for being behind in his schoolwork. Only his friend Campanella is there for him. But one day Giovanni is whisked away on galactic train that takes him across the universe and beyond imagination itself! Join us for this wonderful adventure through the stars!

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The Dancing Elephant

Date:25 September
Time:3pm and 6pm
Venue:OPEN

Mashudu is a young boy who lives with his grandparents. They are very poor and do not have money for much food. One day Mashudu’s grandmother becomes ill and he has no choice but to undertake a perilous journey through the jungle, meeting a whole host of predatory creatures to find the fruit to make her better. But the harsh terrain and predators are far from his only problems! A greedy elephant lives near the trees and wants all their fruit for himself. Can Mashudu get the much-needed fruit to save his grandmother? Or will the elephant take it all for himself? And can he escape the dangers lurking in the jungle? Join us on this wonderful adventure through the jungle!

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The Sloven: The Train Monster

Date:30 October
Time:3pm and 6pm
Venue:OPEN

Stefan Grabinski’s train stories form the basis of this spooky play adapted especially for the whole family. Blazek Boron has been a train conductor for many, many years. He has become jaded with passengers making his life difficult. One night, while training a new conductor, Blazek notices an old familiar smell, like fennel. He knows this smell all too well. It signals the imminent arrival of the Sloven: the train monster made up of lost things left behind by passengers, and disaster always follows in its wake! Can Blazek convince his young recruit of the imminent danger before it is too late, and will the nervous passengers complicate matters further? What does the train monster want and can it be stopped in time? Join us for this wonderful adventure on the railway!

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Journey
to the Centre of the Earth

Date:27 November
Time:3pm and 6pm
Venue:OPEN

Jules Verne’s timeless classic, reimagined in a brand-new adaptation for all the family! After discovering a secret message in an ancient manuscript, Professor Hardwigg is convinced that the Earth contains a vast subterranean network of tunnels leading to the very centre the planet! Taking his young niece Harri, and the supercomputer H.A.N.S along for the journey. They set off for Iceland and begin their descent into the crater of an extinct volcano! What will the intrepid adventurers discover on their journey to the centre of the earth? What creatures dwell in the primordial caverns below? Dinosaurs? And will they ever make it back to the surface? Join us on this wonderful adventure to the centre of the earth!

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Christmas Wreath

a Christmas Carol

Date:18 December
Time:3pm and 6pm
Venue:OPEN

Charles dickens classic in a brand new adaptation! Ebenezer Scrooge is a grumpy fellow who has lost his way. He has no friends, shuns his family and only cares for money, but with the help of a spectral visit from his deceased old friend Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, it may not be too late! Can he chance his ways? Christmas is a time of hope and it is never too late to make amends and let love into your heart! Join us on this wonderful adventure through the the past present and future!

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Peter Pan: The True Story by Captain Jame Hook

Date:29 January
Time:3pm and 6pm
Venue:OPEN

We all know the beloved story of Peter Pan, by, but what if we saw the story through another perspective? Captain Hook and his pirates have kidnapped Wendy! Hook conceitedly boasts about his achievements and grandiose plans of future conquests, but Wendy convinces him to re-enact the “real” story, making him “begrudgingly” play the part of Peter Pan himself and giving him creative control. Will he get swept up in the play? Can Wendy outsmart him? Can she escape “Peter Pan: the True Story, by Captain James Hook”? Join us on this wonderful adventure to Neverland!

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The return of
King Arthur

Legend has it that King Arthur will return when Britain needs him the most. That time is now! Join King Arthur and the wizard Merlin as they return to the unfamiliar Britain of today, battling fearsome enemies like the steel monsters known as ‘cars’, explore the underground caves of ‘the tube’ and come face to face with the terrifying rail dragon that bears the name of the Flying Scotsman! But they soon find that this Britain is not entirely different. People still need a hero, and now Arthur must assemble his new ‘Knights of the round table’! Join us on this wonderful adventure!

Past Productions

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The Return of
King Arthur
 
June 2021

Legend has it that King Arthur will return when Britain needs him the most. That time is now! Join King Arthur and the wizard Merlin as they return to the unfamiliar Britain of today, battling fearsome enemies like the steel monsters known as ‘cars’, explore the underground caves of ‘the tube’ and come face to face with the terrifying rail dragon that bears the name of the Flying Scotsman! But they soon find that this Britain is not entirely different. People still need a hero, and now Arthur must assemble his new ‘Knights of the round table’!

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The Secret Garden

Summer and Autumn 2019

Mary Lennox is orphaned in India, and is relocated to a large country house in Yorkshire. Her formerly spoiled ways and grief are tempered by a beautiful and mysterious secret garden and the new friendships she forms. Together these friends begin healing, playing and laughing again and bask in the glory of the

English countryside.

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The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Christmas 2018

Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale of love, loss and redemption. A Grandfather starts telling his granddaughter the beloved tale when her imagination brings the story to life. This beauitful play clevely uses shadow puppetry and alternate endings enabling you to pick your

favourite version!

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Tales of Christmas Past

Christmas 2017

Three traditional Christmas stories! Old Father Christmas, The Night Before Christmas and A Kidnapped Santa Claus in one dramatic performance with beautiful storytelling, puppetry and Christmas cheer for

all the family!

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The Wind in the Willows

Socially Distanced

Immersive Walk

Summer 2020

A promenade production of Kenneth Grahame’s classic story in an energetic, playful and safe performance!  Showcasing the fun and adventure, as well as the mysterious, intangible beauty of this masterpiece!

 

Adhering to the latest government guidelines on managing the risks related to Covid-19.

The Wind in the Willows

2018 - 2019

Kenneth Grahame’s classic story in an energetic, playful and faithful production! Creative use of props and scenery, puppets and live actors showcase the fun and adventure, as well as the mysterious, intangible beauty of this masterpiece resulting in a performance in equal parts manic and moving!

A Christmas Tail

Christmas 2018

Nissa believes in the magic of Christmas, but her Dad doesn’t, because he remembers how his own father, was always away during the Yuletide celebrations. But Nissa’s Grandad gives her the gift of a very special fox from his workshop that will bring the family together in a joyous celebration of the holidays!

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Spectres of Poe

Halloween 2017

Three of Edgar Allan Poe’s most chilling tales! The Black Cat, The Fall of The House of Usher and The Raven have been woven into a dramatic performance with eerie storytelling, puppetry and gothic frights that will fill you “with fantastic terrors

never felt before”!

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Christmas 2019

This enchanting classic poem is read by many families on the night before Christmas and captures the special magic of the festive season. The poem has been crafted into a dramatic performance with beautiful storytelling, puppetry and Christmas cheer for all to hear!

Amelia Earhart at the Edge of the Stars

Amelia Earhart at the

Edge of the Stars

Summer 2019

This new play tells the story of what happened after Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan disappeared! They fly into a strange electrical storm and crash land on a mysterious island where they meet Laika and Pchyolka; two strange little creatures who help our heroes begin their greatest adventure

of all!

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Summer 2018

Frank L. Baum’s classic tale! The colourful world and gentle humanity of Baum’s vision brought to life in a supercharged yet faithful reimagining of the classic novel! Dorothy is whisked away by a tornado, and crash-lands in the land of Oz where she meets the Tin Man, Scarecrow and Cowardly Lion on a quest to meet the Wizard of Oz and gain their heart’s desires!

Audience review of The Wind in the Willows

Socially Distanced Immersive Walk:

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