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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 in this one woman show suitable for all the family.  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

Duration- 40 mins
Suitable for ages 4+

 

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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/

2022

 

2022 January 15th: The Dukes, Lancaster

Tickets-https://dukeslancaster.org/whats-on/theatre/five-children-it

2022 May 30th: Theatre@41, York

Tickets-https://tickets.41monkgate.co.uk/seasons/9cd0b8ed-3a49-4d76-aeb2-97d067bdfde2

2022 May 31st: Stephen Jospeh Theatre, Scarborough

Tickets-https://www.sjt.uk.com/event/1371/five_children_and_it

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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.

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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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