Opportunities to join in or see a show

Tom Thumb” An exciting adventure for 4-9 year old children and their families. The very first folk story ever printed in English in 1621 mixes a legend set in the times of King Arthur with Celtic folklore. This epic tale of the smallest hero in the world is told with superb puppetry, music and fantastic design. T
Chicken Licken” – a tour-de-force one man show for three to six year olds (but everyone will love). A man is baking bread but events quickly unfold as a little chick hatches from the egg. Soon the stories of ‘Chicken Licken’, ‘The Little Red Hen’ and ‘The Fox and the Hen’ are played out in a witty display of dexterity and charm. Now touring the UK performed by original performer and DNA co-founder Adam Bennett
Cloud Child” – visual theatre for early years. It’s a windy day – perfect for hanging out the washing. But there’s a surprise on the clothes line – a child from the clouds is caught up with the sheets! How can we make friends when we’re from different worlds?

COMING UP

TOM THUMB – The Albany Theatre, Deptford, London Sunday March 5th 2017

CHICKEN LICKEN – The Garrick Theatre, Lichfield, Staffordshire Saturday March 11th 2017

TOM THUMB – The Lights, Andover Saturday April 1st 2017

TOM THUMB – Winchester Discovery Centre Sunday April 2nd 2017

CLOUD CHILD – Theater Propop, Belgium Sunday April 9th 2017

TOM THUMB – Salisbury Playhouse April 12th 2017

TOM THUMB – The Dukes, Lancaster April 15th 2017

TOM THUMB – The Roses, Tewksbury April 17th 2017

CHICKEN LICKEN – Polka Theatre London April 21-23 2017

PREVIOUSLY

Sunday Jan 24th 2016 – Tom Thumb premiere – The Lowry, Salford

Sunday Jan 31st 2016 – Tom Thumb – Warwick Arts Centre

Saturday Feb 6th 2016 – Tom Thumb – The Atkinson, Southport

Sunday Feb 7th 2016- Tom Thumb – Artsdepot, Finchley, London

Saturday Feb 13th 2016 – Tom Thumb – Norwich Puppet Theatre

Sunday Feb 14th 2016 – Tom Thumb – Blackpool Grand

Tuesday Feb 16th 2016- Tom Thumb – The Boo, Rossendale

Thursday Feb 18th 2016 – Tom Thumb – Salisbury Arts Centre

Friday Feb 19th 2016- Tom Thumb – The New Wolsey, Ipswich

Sunday Feb 21st 2016- Tom Thumb – Norden Farm Centre for the Arts

Saturday Feb 27th 2016 – Tom Thumb – Stantonbury Campus Theatre

Sunday Feb 28th 2016- Chicken Licken – Watermans, London

Saturday March 5th 2016- Tom Thumb – Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Saturday March 12th – Tom Thumb – Half Moon Theatre, London

Saturday March 19th – Chicken Licken – Shotton Village Hall

Wednesday March 23rd – Chicken Licken – Castle Eden

Thursday March 24th – Chicken Licken – Horden

Easter Friday March 25th – Chicken Licken – Greenhills

Easter Monday March 28th – Tom Thumb – Preston

Thursday April 7th – Chicken Licken – Trimdon Station

Saturday April 16th – Tom Thumb – Nottingham Playhouse

Saturday April 23rd – Tom Thumb – ARC Stockton

Sunday June 5th – Tom Thumb – Grand Pav Porthcawl

Saturday June 11th – Chicken Licken – Bridgend

June 23-26 – Tom Thumb  – Glastonbury Festival

June 29 – July 3 – Tom Thumb – Little Angel, London


Sunday February 15th 2015: Chicken Licken at the Lakeside Theatre, Colchester

Monday February 16th and Tuesday February 17th 2015: Chicken Licken at the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Saturday February 21st 2015: Chicken Licken at the Dukes Playhouse, Lancaster

Saturday March 7th 2015: Chicken Licken at the Porthcawl Grand, Wales

Sunday March 15th: Chicken Licken at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead

Thursday March 19th 2015: Chicken Licken at Folly Farm, Pembrokeshire

Saturday March 28th 2015: Chicken Licken at Canada Water, London

Saturday April 4th 2015: Chicken Licken at Square Chapel, Halifax

Thursday April 9th 2015: Chicken Licken at the Lighthouse, Poole

Saturday April 11th 2015: Chicken Licken at Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Tuesday April 14th 2015: Chicken Licken at Lanark Memorial Hall, Scotland

Wednesday April 15th, 2015: Chicken Licken at Washington Arts Centre, Sunderland

Saturday April 18th 2015: Chicken Licken at Oxford Playhouse

Sunday May 10th 2015: Chicken Licken at The Lowry, Salford Quays

Tuesday May 12th 2015 9pm: Sue Buckmaster: The Puppet Whisperer – starring Adam Bennett – at BAC, London

June 24th-28th 2015: Chicken Licken, the Hoodies walkabout and making workshops at the Glastonbury festival of the Performing Arts, Pilton, Somerset

July 4th: Chicken Licken at Stanley Park Blackpool as part of Wordpool

July 11th and 12th 2015: Chicken Licken at the Mouth of the Tyne Festival, Tynemouth

July 18th 2015: Chicken Licken at the Courtyard Theatre, Hereford

July 25th 2015: Chicken Licken at The Old Fire Station Carlisle Cumbria

August 5th & 6th: Chicken Licken Edinburgh Festival preview shows at Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed & Thur August 5&6 2015 Chicken Licken at Summerhall, Edinburgh. Cairns Lecture Theatre 3:35pm

Saturday Aug 8 2:30pm Chicken Licken at The Atkinson, Southport

Mon Aug 10 – Sat Aug 29 3:35pm Chicken Licken at Summerhall, Edinburgh Cairns Lecture Theatre
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Sunday August 30 Chicken Licken at Bristol Festival of Puppetry

Saturday September 19th Chicken Licken at Hampton School London

Saturday September 26th Chicken Licken at The North Wall, Oxford

Sunday September 27th Chicken Licken at Lancashire Encounter Preston

Saturday October 10th – Cloud Child at the International Children’s Theatre Festival, Hamedan, Iran

Sunday October 18th – Chicken Licken at the Sundae Club, Komedia Brighton

Weekend of October 24th and 25th – Chicken Licken at the Blackpool Grand

Friday October 30th – Chicken Licken at the Electric Theatre, Guildford

Saturday  October 31st – Chicken Licken at The Dukes Playhouse, Lancaster

Thursday November 5th – Sue Buckmaster, The Puppet Whisperer at Little Angel Theatre, London (featuring Adam Bennett of DNA)

Sunday November 8th – Chicken Licken at The Mill, Rayligh, Essex

Earlier in 2015:

Adam Bennett conducted a training session: Performing and Devising using Puppetry

Saturday January 10th 2015: Chicken Licken at Half Moon Theatre, Limehouse, London

Sunday January 11th 2015: Chicken Licken at Jacksons Lane, Highgate, London

In 2014 Glastonbury Festival’s Kidz field hosted performances of ‘Chicken Licken’

In 2013, we toured the UK with a family classic, played Australia and Kazakhstan with a one-woman show about heart transplant recipients and toured the UK with ‘Cloud Child

Change of HeartChange of Heart – a one woman show by Rachel Riggs which was part of the World Puppet Festival Kazakhstan, and the Fremantle Festival Western Australia. See below for 2013 dates.

Cloud Child

It’s a windy day – perfect for hanging out the washing. But there’s a suprise on the clothes line – a child from the clouds is caught up with the sheets! How can we make friends when we’re from different worlds? Previewed in late January 2013, with a UK tour in April and May

Saturday January 26th 2013
Cloud Child at the New Continental
Preston, Lancashire

Sunday January 27th 3pm
Cloud Child at The Boo, Horse & Bamboo Centre – book here
Rossendale, Pennine Lancashire

February 2013
Change of Heart at the International Fringe Festival
Perth, Western Australia

Saturday April 6th
Chicken Licken at the Midlands Arts Centre
Birmingham, UK

Satuday April 6th 11am & 2pm
Cloud Child at the Nottingham Playhouse
Nottingham, UK

Sunday April 7th
Cloud Child at Watermans Arts Centre
Brentford, West London, UK

Sunday April 21st
Cloud Child at the Little Angel Theatre
Islington, London, UK

Saturday April 27th
Cloud Child at the Norden Farm Centre for the Arts
Maidenhead, UK

Sunday April 28th
Cloud Child at Square Chapel
Halifax, UK

Sunday May 5th
Cloud Child at the Lowry
Salford, UK

Wednesday May 8th
Cloud Child at the Place
Telford, UK
Previous shows in 2012
Sunday 22nd January 2012
Jacksons Lane, Highgate
London 3pm
Chicken Licken
please enquire for prices

Feb 23rd – 29th 2012
Perth International Arts Festival
Australia various times
Atishoo!
please enquire for times and prices

Saturday 10th March 2012
Norwich Puppet Theatre
Chicken Licken
please enquire for times and prices

Saturday 24th March 2012
New Wolsey Theatre
Ipswich
Chicken Licken
please enquire for times and prices

Saturday 24th March 2012
Nuffield Theatre, Southampton
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
please enquire for times and prices

PREVIOUS SHOWS IN 2011

Thursday 24th & Friday 25th February
Stockton Arts Centre 11:30am & 2:30pm
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
£6 / family ticket £20

Saturday 5th March
Waterside Arts Centre, Sale, Manchester 2:30pm
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
£6.50/£4.50

Thursday 24th March
Newcastle Theatre Royal, 6pm
Chicken Licken
Individuals £7 / Family ticket (4 people) £25

Thursday 7th April 2:30pm
Square Chapel Halifax
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
£7 01422 349422

Saturday 9th April
Tricycle Theatre, London, 11:30am & 2pm
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
£6/£5 in advance

Friday 15th April
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, 11am & 3pm
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
£6.50 / family £22.00

Wednesday 20th April
Settle Victoria Hall, 2pm
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
£5.00 / family £18

Thursday 21st April
The Mill, Banbury, Oxfordshire 2pm
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
£6/ family £21

Saturday 4th June
Cleethorpes Children’s Theatre Festival  £5 for children £3 for adults
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
01472 346251

Sunday 5th June
Artsdepot, Finchley, North London 3pm £7
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
020 8369 5454

Saturday June 18th
The Core, Corby 11am and 2pm £5
Chicken Licken
01536 470470

Saturday July 16th
The Lowry, Salford Quays, 12noon & 2pm £8.50
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
0843 208 6000

Wednesday July 27th
Buxton Puppet Festival
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
0845 127 2190

Tuesday August 23 11am
Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford, Essex
Chicken Licken
020 8553 4466

Saturday September 17th
Denmark, Western Australia
Thurtinkle’s Australia Telling Tales
http://www.denmarkarts.com.au/events

Sunday October 2nd 3pm
Watermans Arts Centre, Brentford, West London
Chicken Licken
020 8232 1010

Saturday October 8th
Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry
Chicken Licken
024 7652 4524

Saturday October 22nd 2:30pm
Farnham Maltings
Chicken Licken
01252 745444

Saturday November 12th 2:30pm
Farnham Maltings
The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales
01252 745444


One Response to Opportunities to join in or see a show

  1. Emma Gee says:

    Hello I’d like to talk about potential booking can you ring on 0161785 7006
    or email contact number to address above asap
    Cheers
    Emma

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