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Resources and Shows

If you are bringing a student group to see a performance at the Playhouse, why not enhance the experience with workshops, production notes, education packs and more. Have a look below for resources and education information linked to our current shows - or click the links on the right to download general theatre resources.

WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD

Tuesday 3 July at 1pm
Wednesday 4 - Friday 6 July at 10.30am & 1pm
Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 July at 11am & 1.30pm

Tickets: £11.50/ £8.50 schools (weekdays only)/ £8.50 groupd 10+ (max. group size 20)
Running time: 55 minutes straight
Age: Nursery+

Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer's fine prize cow. But they reckon without the tiniest, quietest creature of all: the Ladybird has a plan of her own!

www.whattheladybirdheardlive.co.uk

 

Scamp Theatre presents

PRIVATE PEACEFUL

Tuesday 18 - Friday 21 September at 10.30am
Wednesday 19 - Thursday 20 September at 7pm

Tickets: £12/ £10 concessions/ £8.50 students and student groups
Running time: 80 minutes straight
Age: Year 4+

Direct from London's West End. Commemorating the centenary of the First World War Armistice,

this beautiful and tragic story is based on the award-winning novel Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo (author of Warhorse).

www.scamptheatre.com/production/private-peaceful

 

201 Dance presents

SKIN: a boy's intimate journey of gender transition to discover a body that feels like home

Friday 5 October at 8pm

Student tickets: £8.50
Running time: 60 minutes straight
Age: Year 8+

Fusing urban and contemporary styles with an original score, choreographer Andrea Walker directs a cast of seven dancers in a fast-paced, emotionally driven story of family, identity and belonging.

www.201dancecompany.com/skin

 

Blackeyed Theatre presents

SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE SIGN OF FOUR

Monday 8 & Tuesday 9 October at 7.30pm
Tuesday 9 October          matinee at 1pm
Wednesday 10 October   matinee at 10.30am

Student tickets: £9
Running time: 2 hours including interval
Age:  Year 8+

Original live music, stylish staging and magical story-telling combine for an unforgettable theatre experience. The game's afoot.

Education Extra - Teachers' resource notes available from early June from the Blackeyed Theatre website

www.blackeyedtheatre.co.uk

 

KW/Tall Stories present

THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD

Monday 15 at 1pm
Tuesday 16 at 10.30am & 1pm
Wednesday 17 at 10.30am & 1pm
Friday 19 at 11 am
Saturday & Sunday at 11am & 1.30pm

Schools tickets Mon-Fri: £8.50  Sat-Sun: £11.50/£9 groups
Running time: 55 minutes straight
Age: Nursery +

www.gruffaloschildlive.com

 

Norwich Science Festival @ The Playhouse
Alice Roberts, Benedict Allen, Rob Newman &
Helen Arney: "Did the Victorians Ruin the World"

19 - 27 October
Dates and ticket prices now at www.norwichplayhouse.co.uk

Nine days of sensational events, hands-on science and inspirational exhibitions. For details of all events in the Norwich Science Festival, go to www.norwichsciencefestival.co.uk.  

 

Selladoor Family presents

GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU

Saturday 27 October at 1.30pm & 3.30pm
Sunday 28 October 11am & 1.30pm

Tickets: £11.50/ £9 groups of 10+
Running time: 50 minutes straight
Age: Nursery+

A playful story of love and nature, unfolding on stage through puppets, live music and interactive play for children aged 3 years and up.

www.guesslive.co.uk

 

Tall Stories presents

THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE

Friday 23 November at 10.30am & 1pm
Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 November at 11am & 1.30pm
Tuesday 27, Thursday 29 & Friday 30 November at 10.30am & 1pm
Wednesday 28 November at 10.30am & 4.30pm* (*relaxed performance)
Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 December at 11am & 1.30pm

Tickets: £11.50/ £8.50 groups of 10+/ £8.50 schools
Running time: 55 minutes straight
Age: Reception+

Storytelling, live music and lots of laughs for everyone aged 4 and up, from the Olivier Award nominated company that brought you The Gruffalo and Room On The Broom.

www.tallstories.org.uk

 

Threshold Theatre Company presents

ELF

Wednesday 12 - Saturday 15 December at 7.30pm
Tuesday 18  - Saturday 22 December  at 7.30pm (captioned performance on Tuesday 18)
Saturday 15 & Saturday 22 December at 2.30pm

Tickets: £20/ £17 concessions/ £65 family (2 full, 2 concessions)
Running time: ca 2 hours 30 minutes including interval
Age: Year 1+

The perfect Christmas treat, based on the cinema hit! Threshold is the critically-acclaimed award-winning company who brought the hit shows Hairspray and Avenue Q to the Playhouse.

 

Rambert presents

RAMBERT2

Thursday 31 January & Friday 1 February at 7.30pm
Friday 1 February at 1pm

Tickets: £17/ £14 concessions/ £8.50 students/ Matinee: £12 all seats
Running time: 1 hour and 45 minutes including interval
Age: Year 7+

Rambert2 is a new group of the world's best young dancers, coming together to showcase just how intense, exhilarating and fierce contemporary dance can be.

www.rambert.org.uk