We are Tessa Bide Productions, a theatre company based in Bristol, UK. We make innovative theatre productions for family audiences that tell original stories – aimed at encouraging a dialogue between the generations.

We tour our productions all over the world as well as leading outreach work to all ages, from early years to degree students and professional practitioners.

Our first ever co-production with Soap Soup Theatre; an adaptation of The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde, will soon be off on a tour across the country until April 2019. Explore an unusual friendship, and how even the grumpiest giant’s heart can melt when Spring finally arrives. Dates and venues here.

We are also developing a brand new immersive, site specific show; The Anarchist’s Mobile Library. This special piece of theatre will explore your favourite children’s stories and bring them to life in a retro, 1970s, pop-up caravan called Sydney. Currently in development, touring from Autumn 2019. More info here.

Company Director Tessa Bide is also a children’s author and has self-published the book of the company’s acclaimed production, The Tap Dancing Mermaid. On sale on Amazon and in selected shops, the book is available now and Tessa is available for readings and book-signings. Have a look in the shop for more info on stockists.

On this jolly little website you can find information and footage of our work, reviews, workshops we offermerchandise to buy and ways to contact and connect with us.
Thank you for the perusal.


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