Category Archives: Storytelling

Circus of Thieves and the Raffle of Doom by William Sutcliffe

Circus of Thieves and the Raffle of Doom by William Sutcliffe

Roll up, roll up for a review of Circus of Thieves and the Raffle of Doom by William Sutcliffe. Packed with ‘sneaky characters’ this novel is about a travelling circus which is really run by a bunch of thieves. Rider excellently summed … Continue reading

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Splats Robot and the Meanies of Doom Computer Science Show for children

Splats Computer Science show – ideal for Key Stages 1, 2 and 3. Fun, innovative approach to teaching computer science to schools. Theatre show booking now. Splats Robot and the Meanies of Doom Computer Science Show for children Booking now … Continue reading

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Katie and the mona lisa

Katie and the Mona Lisa Here is James Mayhews very first, preliminary set design/ sketch for a scene featuring a reimagining of Botticelli’s Primavera! See our theatre page for more details and here is where you can book your tickets … Continue reading

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Just so science Kipling stories

Just so stories science

  Here’s a great little series from the BBC I found whilst researching our Jungle Book show Vivienne Parry presents the science behind some of Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories Including: 1. How the Whale Got His Throat 2. How … Continue reading

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Storytelling and our reponsibility

Just reading Bernard Cribbins talk about children’s TV being too fast and noisy made me think of a very thought provoking article written by the late, great Oliver Postgate of Bagpuss fame. In this article entitled DOES CHILDREN’S TELEVISION MATTER? … Continue reading

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