How will you 'light up' your school hall this October? Read More
With Diwali on the horizon we’ve created a free teaching resource which you can read here or download to print off and use in your classroom.
Do you like Gobblefunk? We love it!
From Oompa-Loompas to Snozzcumbers the invented language of Roald Dahl (Gobblefunk) demonstrates the fun that can be had by playing around with words and letting language loose! Read More
Two years ago we were thrilled to be asked by a Primary School we had visited in Yately if we could provide PPA Cover for their KS2 classes.
We put together a programme called Star Partnerships, giving each class West End quality weekly drama sessions expanding on their current class topic. Read More
It’s no secret that most adaptations of fairytales work very hard to change, solve or gloss over some of the darker details. But it’s one thing to watch an established retelling of a classic story, and an entirely different thing to create your own. For this year’s title, Beauty and the Beast, our writers Andrew and Alex went back to the original tale before writing their version. But going to the core of the original story meant coming face to face with the story’s biggest challenges. Read More
How do you reimagine a beloved story? How do you take a tale (as old as time) and make it work for primary schools across the country, and fit into an hour’s pantomime performance in their school hall, and make it so magical that they will remember it for years to come? Read about the making of our new Beauty and the Beast pantomime here! Read More
We do shows, we do education, (and sometimes we do Birmingham too!) so we thought perhaps we should check out the Education Show at the NEC! Once we found out that dancer Darcey Bussell and Children’s Laureate, Michael Rosen were key speakers we booked our train tickets! Read More
When we visit a school it’s not just the children who have fun! We spoke to our lovely Daisy Maywood about her passion for Bringing Books to Life… Read More
There is no better feedback than spontaneous reactions from an honest audience! That’s one of the things we love about working with children... Read More
The main purpose of a pantomime is light-hearted entertainment. Good old fashioned fun in other words! That cornerstone of the genre has stood strong over hundreds of years of ‘panto’. But who is in the audience, and how they are entertained has changed beyond all measure... Read More
One of the world’s best storytellers - Roald Dahl - was born 100 years ago. Now is a great time to inspire yet another generation of children with the wonders of his work. Read More