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Based on the novel by E.Nesbit.

 

Anthea and her brothers and sister live in a sleepy small northern town. She's longing for a bit of adventure, but there's nothing to do!

 

Until one day, they make a strange discovery on Scarborough beach..

 

Join Anthea, as she tells her magical story through music, story-telling and puppetry.  Sometimes the best adventure's can happen on your own doorstep.

Written and performed by Anna Soden

Directed by Kate Veysey

Music and Lyrics by Jim Harbourne

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-UK TOUR CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR 2022- CHECK BACK SOON FOR UPDATES-
 

Performance Dates

For up to date performance news, please follow our social media- @aStrawberryLion

2021 April 7th- 14th: Streaming on York Explore's Youtube

2021 May 27th: Clifton Green Primary School, York

2021 May 29th: Sheffield Crucible, Main Stage

Tickets - https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/events/five-children-and-it

2021 May 30th: At The Mill, Stillington

Tickets- https://www.tickettailor.com/events/atthemill/516330

2021 July 24th: Latitude Festival

Tickets- https://www.latitudefestival.com/tickets/

2021 July 25th: Latitude Festival

Tickets- https://www.latitudefestival.com/tickets/

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Production Shots

R&D Rehearsal Photos

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Anna Soden, Writer and Performer

If could wish for anything it would be...

to eat as much as I want and never be full!

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Kate Veysey, Director

If I could wish for anything, it would be...

being a (fully trained) fire fighter for the day.

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Jim Harbourne, Composer

If I could wish for anything, it would be...

an outdoor pizza oven.

 
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ARCADE, Consultant Producers for R&D stage

(Sophie Drury-Bradey and Rach Drew)

If could wish for anything it would be...

Scarborough to have Barbados weather!

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Joe Feeney, Voice Actor

If I could wish for anything, it would be...

to be able to talk to dogs, and them to talk back.

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Stan Gaskell, Film and Promotional Material

If I could wish for anything, it would be...

to travel the world for free- and give my mates a hug!

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Donna Taylor, Puppet Maker

If I could wish for anything, it would be...

a trip to Madagascar!

 

Partnerships for original R&D

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