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Key Stage One +
Little Angel Puppet Theatre - The Little Fish
A curious little fish wants to explore the big, wide world outside of his fish bowl in a house in Cross Street. One brave leap from the window takes the little fish down into the gutter, along the Thames and beyond. As the little fish will learn, a big adventure is often what it takes to make us appreciate the familiarity of home.
This show has been created by Lyndie Wright, Sarah Wright and Mike Shepherd in association with Little Angel Theatre.
Bamboozle - Moonsong Lockdown Project
Bamboozle Theatre has created a host of engaging videos based around its recent production of Moon Song. The videos include songs for you to learn and join in with at home, as well as creative and crafty projects. Bamboozle Theatre specialise in creating amazing experiences for children with learning disabilities and those on the autistic spectrum, so this inclusive programme is perfect for all little ones, parents and carers to enjoy.
Disney Cruise Line - Tangled: The Musical
Best day ever! We're sharing a special presentation of Disney Cruise Line’s “Tangled: The Musical.” Plus, check out the blog for some crafty bonuses. Now, from our crew to yours, enjoy the show!
Disney Cruise Line - Frozen: a Musical Spectacular
Get ready for another fun family night hosted by Disney Cruise Line! This time we’re bringing the world of Arendelle into your homes with a virtual watch party of our Broadway-style stage production, “Frozen, A Musical Spectacular.”
Cirque du Soleil
At Cirque du Soleil, we offer an escape from everyday life through the delight and whimsy of our shows. Let us welcome you into our world where awe-inspiring show footage and fan favorite videos will transport you. Just for you, from us. Enjoy!
Key Stage Three +
Shakespeare's Globe - Romeo & Juliet
Romeo and Juliet (2019) YouTube Premiere is available until February half-term 2021.
A violent street brawl between their rival families is the prelude to Romeo’s first encounter with Juliet. Despite this, and the fact that Juliet has been promised to another man in marriage, they fall in love. But any plans for their future happiness are cruelly destroyed by renewed violence between the two families – and while the adults remain almost comically preoccupied with their own affairs, among their children a hidden tragedy begins to unfold.
First Encounter RSC- King Lear
This edited version of King Lear was created specifically for younger audiences and played in schools across England as well as at the Park Avenue Armory in New York, where this film was made.
Gate Theatre- The Unknown Island
The Unknown Island is a beautiful, inventive and rebellious adventure story about dreaming of the impossible and trying to cross the vast distances between ourselves and each other. Based on Nobel prize-winning novelist Jose Saramago’s short story, The Tale of the Unknown Island, adapted for the stage by Ellen McDougall and Clare Slater.
Key Stage Four +
Kneehigh Theatre - The Neon Shadow
A man in isolation waits at his window for a sign of life in the outside world. When he sees someone looking back, his heart skips a beat and a secret love begins to blossom. Not brave enough to speak his truth, the man turns to technology to help him transform into everything he wishes he could be. But technology has other ideas…
Boulevard Theatre- These Folk
These Folk is a fully improvised show, complete with folk-inspired improvised songs and music. Everything is discovered in the moment, using suggestions from the audience.
Gecko Theatre- The Time of your life
The Time of Your Life has an ordinary man at its heart. Desperate to feel different and to find a real human connection in a world consumed by social networks and mass advertising, the man embarks on a journey through rooms representing different milestones in his life. The rooms are transformed using powerful visual effects to create an increasingly vivid world for the viewer that disintegrates as quickly as it appears. This physical theatre piece is 30 minutes long.
Union Theatre- Girls like that, by Evan Placey
A naked photo of Scarlett goes viral. Rumours spread across smart phones like wildfire and her reputation becomes toxic, threatening to shatter the fragile unity of the girls she has grown up with. But how long can Scarlett remain silent? And why isn’t it the same for boys? 13+
Theatre Royal Haymarket- Cookies, by Emily Jenkins
Inspired by true stories, Cookies was commissioned as part of the Cyberscene Project; an inspirational theatre initiative which supports the health and well-being of young people affected by cyber bullying and other online issues.
Key Stage Five
Bush Theatre- Monday Monologues
Monday Monologues series brings you new work from the most exciting UK and Irish writers, including Travis Alabanza, Natasha Brown, Shaun Dunne, Sophie Ellerby and Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu. Written and recorded during the lockdown.
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