Current Shows

The Magic Snow Globe

The Magic Snow Globe

Illustration by Delphine Jones

‘The Magic Snow Globe’ is at the very beginning of its development with an exciting team of Bristol-based creatives ready to tell the special story.

The Anarchist’s Mobile Library

The Anarchist’s Mobile Library

The Anarchist’s Mobile Library is set in a vintage 1970s pop-up caravan called Sydney. Sydney can pop up at your festival, school playground or council car park! The Anarchist’s Mobile Library exists to empower children to be masters of their own destinies, to be inspired by literature and to change the stories they see unfolding around them.

The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant

Inspired by the touching children’s story ‘The Selfish Giant’ by Oscar Wilde, Tessa Bide Productions and Soup Soup Theatre have combined forces to explore an unusual friendship, and how even the grumpiest giant’s heart can melt when Spring finally comes… Grinter is a giant. She lives happily alone in her huge cold house, surrounded by […]

Bob

Bob

‘Bob’ is our newest of new shows, in development for a premiere and tour in 2020. A 50 minute show performed by two Japanese movement artists, exploring bereavement and loss in a playful, accessible and truthful way for young people.

Perfect

Perfect

Perfect is an innovative, unforgettable adaptation of the illustrated book by Nicola Davies and Cathy Fisher featuring stunning animations, puppetry, physical theatre and original music. Touring Nationwide from Easter 2018.

A Strange New Space

A Strange New Space

A Strange New Space is our award-winning non-verbal, one-woman show. Touring internationally since April 2017, the show is going back out throughout 2019. 45 minutes, suitable for 4+.

Arnold’s Big Adventure

Arnold’s Big Adventure

An exciting and unique family show that tours indoors and outdoors to theatres, festivals and schools. An unusual double-hander, this intimate show takes place in a custom-built bell tent with a pond full of water to splash about in! Suitable for a range of venues/spaces for ages 3-8, running time: 40-45 minutes.

The Tap Dancing Mermaid

The Tap Dancing Mermaid

Our critically-acclaimed debut show for family audiences, The Tap Dancing Mermaid has been touring since 2013. The show was sold to Pigtails Productions in 2016 for 2 years, and toured the UK in 2017. The book of The Tap Dancing Mermaid was published in August 2015 and is available to purchase in my ‘shop’. Suitable for studio theatres, for ages 3+, running time: 45 minutes.

The Bed

The Bed

Liz Hart (Bric a Brac Productions), Tomasin Cuthbert (Soap Soup Theatre) and myself have joined forces to make a new company, Lady Strong’s Bonfire and this is our first production. A unique new show for adult audiences that follows the life of a woman seen from her bed. Funded by The Arts Council England. Read more about it, and see some photos, here.

The Melody Makers

The Melody Makers

The Festive Fable of The Melody Makers is a musical extravaganza with four actor-musicians telling a story perfect for the winter time. This show follows the story of Pip Christmas, her best friend Rupert the robin and their adventures finding the elusive Melody Makers. Suitable for studios and mid-scale theatres, running time: 1 hr, no interval.