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From Tiny Acorns

The Red Tree by Shaun Tan Whilst Soonchild has been on the road, touring across the country, the directors of Red Earth Theatre have been researching our next show.  The Red Tree, an adaptation of the book by award winning, writer and illustrator, Shaun Tan. This is the second year we’ve been privileged to work with…

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Thoughtful and Inspiring Soonchild Review by ‘Folk Phenomena’

The wonderful ‘folk’ of Sheffield based website ‘Folk Phenomena’ shared their thoughts on our recent performance of Soonchild at the Montgomery Theatre, (Sheffield). From the Review… “Soonchild  is a rousing, spiritual and, at times, bizarre story (like all great works based on mythology). The tale is kept fresh for children and adults alike through its…

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All new technology!

Over the last couple of years Red Earth Theatre has been working with colleagues from the University of Nottingham, to improve the immersion of captions within theatre performance. We are now delighted to be able to premiere some of the wonderful new techniques developed as part of our Autumn / Winter 2019 tour of Soonchild.…

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SOONCHILD TOUR 2019: EXTRA DATE ADDED TO LAKESIDE DIARY!

We are delighted to announce that the Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham has scheduled an additional performance of our show Soonchild on Saturday 23rd November 2019 at 6pm. The decision was made after the staggering success of sales for the performances scheduled on Sunday 24th November 2019. If you haven’t managed to get your tickets yet,…

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Soonchild – Now Touring

So BIG-HEARTED, this show will melt an ICEBERG Midlands What’s On **** “Simply astounding.” “A breathtaking journey.” An inspiration to adults and children alike: a must-see for families “Beautifully mesmerising.” Audience Feedback – all ages: “An absolutely wonderful show; will recommend to all my friends.” Fantastic, awesome, intelligent, excellent – T Aged 6 “Brilliant show.…

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Some Like it Hot

This week the Red Earth team have been at the University of Nottingham with our partners from the Mixed Reality Lab, English (Drama and Performance) and Languages departments. We’ve been playing with creative captions on the newly made (and still to be completed) set for Soonchild, designed by Laura McEwen and built by Tim Brierley.…

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Help Threaded bring the Soonchild score to CD!

Midlands based folk fusion band Threaded (“super talented” Bright Young Folk) have composed the score for Red Earth Theatre’s up coming Autumn / Winter 2019 show Soonchild and will tour as cast members. Threaded are… Rosie Bott (clarinet / vocals) Ning- ning Li (violin / vocals) Jamie Rutherford (guitar / lead vocals) The acoustic trio…

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Soonchild : Autumn 2019 – Meet The Team

Brandon Plummer Brandon can’t wait to join the team and help tell Russell Hoban’s epic adventure story and play some of the gorgeous folk music with Threaded. Brandon trained on the Actor Musicianship course at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance. He has a keen interest for music and loves playing with other people…

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