Title_Shows (2)
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  • Now booking
    26 January 2018
    Mirror Mirror
    Suitable ages 5+ When Snow White is offered a juicy red apple, by a kind old lady, she is sorely tempted. On the other hand, how does she know it’s not poisoned? She’s nearly been poisoned twice this ...
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    4 March 2018
    Mirror Mirror
  • next touring show
    1 June 2017
    Red Earth's Next Touring Show
    We’re going to build on our reputation for adapting classic fairy tales and ‘under the radar’ children’s books. We’re getting into mythology from around the world. We also have a growing library of bo...
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    20 December 2017
    Red Earth's Next Touring Show

  • current project
    25 May 2017
    Hand on Heart
    Hand on Heart celebrates British Sign Language (BSL) with evenings of true stories told live in sign and visual vernacular, with voice over. Red Earth is looking for 10 budding BSL storytellers. We’r...
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    31 December 2017
    Hand on Heart
  • Past show
    14 February 2016
    The Remarkable Tale of Oliver Twist
    Everyone has heard of the small boy who dares to ask for more, but do you know the original story of Oliver Twist? Packed full of surprises for a modern audience, Red Earth’s adaptation of Charles Dic...
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    27 March 2016
    The Remarkable Tale of Oliver Twist
  • Past Community Show
    5 December 2015
    Cinderella’s Last Ball
    Cinderella is one of the best-loved stories in the world. In the proud tradition of Deaf Pantomime, we’ve kept all the ingredients that make the story so special: a wise and beautiful girl who i...
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    6 December 2015
    Cinderella’s Last Ball
  • Past Show
    27 October 2014
    Hansel & Gretel
    Hansel & Gretel is one of the best known of the Grimms’ Tale, the most important and influential Western collection of folk tales ever published. In our retelling we have honoured the original but...
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    28 December 2014
    Hansel & Gretel
  • Past Show
    18 April 2014
    Pirate and Parrot
    Pirate and Parrot – a co-production with A Little Commitment and mac Birmingham. Set on the pirating high seas, a perfectly capable, yet diminutive Pirate (the world’s smallest) and a dowd...
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    31 October 2014
    Pirate and Parrot
  • past commission
    3 February 2014
    Price Tag
    Price Tag – a 40 minute powerhouse of a show for teenage audiences. Price Tag takes a satirical swipe at the corporate world of fast food and touches on themes of health, exercise, protest, demo...
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    28 February 2014
    Price Tag
  • Past Show
    15 September 2013
    Emil & The Detectives
    An action packed adventure for the whole family. Emil and the Detectives has been adapted by Red Earth from the Classic children’s novel by Erich Kastner. The story of how a boy and his friends track ...
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    30 November 2013
    Emil & The Detectives
  • past show
    1 September 2012
    Five
    FIVE characters FIVE stories FIVE lives overlapping Once upon a time there were FIVE girls whose glorious technicolor dreams were of adventure and romance. As the years passed, their dreams faded and ...
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    31 October 2012
    Five
  • Past Show
    3 December 2011
    The Lost Happy Endings
    Jub’s job is important and she’s very proud of it. She collects and sends out the Happy Endings from all the stories in the world in time for everybody’s bedtime. But one night she is caught by a wick...
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    7 January 2012
    The Lost Happy Endings
  • Past Show
    13 December 2008
    Cinderella's Sisters
    Red Earth Theatre and Derby LIVE Special Story Spell Take: 1 sweet girl 1 wicked stepmother 1 handsome prince Add a royal invitation a fairy godmother a golden slipper Stir it all up and hey presto….W...
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    31 December 2008
    Cinderella's Sisters
  • past show
    9 March 2008
    The Crane
    Based on the children’s book by Reiner Zimnik Red Earth Theatre in collaboration with Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham & Assembly Rooms Derby The Crane was originally commissioned by Hands Up So w...
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    12 April 2008
    The Crane
  • past Show
    12 December 2007
    Hansel and Gretel
    Red Earth Theatre & The Assembly Rooms & Guildhall Theatre “Come in, come in, you’ve nothing to fear, “ says the gentle old woman with kindly eyes. There’s no fooling us. It’s a trick of cours...
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    23 December 2007
    Hansel and Gretel
  • past show
    6 June 2007
    The Last Balloon
    Everything in Jink’s world is about to change and he is dreading it. But there’s no getting round this. His number’s up, his ticket’s booked, his seat’s reserved on the last balloon out. Wise-cracking...
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    15 June 2007
    The Last Balloon
  • Past Show
    1 October 2005
    A Joshua Tree
    A Joshua tree can live to be 5000 years old but the first 5 years of its life are the most crucial to its survival Joshua lives on a farm. His mum and dad know how to look after animals but are cluele...
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    5 November 2005
    A Joshua Tree
  • past show
    8 November 2004
    Double Take
    Red Earth Theatre & Nottingham Playhouse – Roundabout T.I.E Double Take is inspired by the lives of African-Caribbean twins June and Jennifer Gibbon, who grew up in rural Wales in the 1970’s. Thei...
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    3 December 2004
    Double Take