It’s the third year we’ve worked in partnership with the incredibly talented lecturers and students in the Theatre Design team at Nottingham Trent University. Despite Covid-19 and all the restrictions that has imposed on university students and staff, we have had an amazing term so far. Working with Year 2 Theatre Design students, we are…

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Red Earth Theatre and Threaded Collective During Covid-19 the freelance artists Red Earth works with have been severely restricted in what they can create and where. Undaunted, Red Earth and Threaded Collective got together to try and find a safe way to make and tell stories for you. We came up with The Story Bench…

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Red Earth Theatre and Threaded Collective launch The Story Bench – Advent Calendar 1 – 24  December 2020 Each day bring a perfect parcel of festive fun. Rebecca Anne Withey tells us more about it. This video is in BSL with Captions.      

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Maya Angelou Writer, poet, performer, singer, civil rights activist, humanitarian We were in search of something to inspire us in these  difficult times. We have several shelves of books that we go back to, when we are looking for inspiration. Maya Angelou’s amazing poem, Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, jumped out at us and demanded to…

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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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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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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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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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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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