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
Roald Dahl Day is on 13th September and 2016 marks 100 years since his birth!
Now is a great time to inspire yet another generation of children with the wonders of Roald Dahl’s work. Our Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Enormous Crocodile dance workshops are currently ‘flying off the shelf’!
We asked a few of our performers to tell us how Dahl inspires them. Here's what they said...Read More
At the first read-through of Scroogical - our new pantomime for 2016 - we shared an enormous chocolate cake!Read More
“I really enjoyed the way they got through a important lesson to us by acting it out, making it fun and letting us join in! Using popular books and well known stories it was amazing for everyone.”
Cerys, Year 4, Archibald First School.Read More
Almost every school does the ‘character costumes for World Book Day’ thing. And we love it! But we also know of some other ways to showcase the brilliance of books in schools…Read More
Abi Finley, one of our regular West End in Schools performers, tells us about a typical day in her life…and a few more things besides!Read More
After our performance of Jack and the Beanstalk at Hotham Primary School many of the pupils decided to write to say thank you to our actors Tim and Natalie and to ask us some questions...Read More