Red Earth Shows
  • Performed Live : Streamed Live - January 2022
    The Red Tree
    The Red Tree based on the multi-award winning book by Shaun Tan For children aged 7+, families and schools (Target age group for schools: Transition – primary 5+6 – secondary 7+8) Performed Live...
    25 -28 January 2022
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    The Red Tree
  • The Inspector Flushman Mysteries
    The Inspector Flushman Mysteries - New Series!
    The Inspector Flushman Mysteries In association with Red Earth Theatre Inspector Stanley Flushman fights crime all over the world. But when a virus pandemic hits, he is left stranded on a small islan...
    2 April 2021 - 18 April 2021
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    The Inspector Flushman Mysteries - New Series!
  • Current Project
    Life Doesn't Frighten Me by Maya Angelou
    It’s the third year we’ve worked in partnership with the incredibly talented lecturers, staff and students in the Theatre Design and live Performance team at Nottingham Trent University....
    1 November 2020 - 1 April 2021
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    Life Doesn't Frighten Me by Maya Angelou
  • Current Production
    Pirate and Parrot Online
    Pirate and Parrot A Pirate so small and a Parrot so tall, it’s a wonder they ever met.   Performers and comedians, Gareth Berliner and Kiruna Stamell are fed up in isolation, so they take to th...
    12 June 2020 - 30 June 2020
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    Pirate and Parrot Online
  • Virtual Tour 2020
    Calm and Creative in a time of Crisis
    Red Earth Theatre is on Virtual Tour, and your place is our next venue. We’ll be coming to you directly with a live streamed and recorded programme of family-friendly, theatre-based events each week....
    14 April 2020 - 11 June 2020
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    Calm and Creative in a time of Crisis
  • Virtual Tour 2020
    Calm and Creative for D/deaf Families
    In this period of stress, you and your family and school need some special YOU time. There’s lots of Mindfulness stuff available online but not accessible for D/deaf families and people. Rebecca-Anne...
    12 April 2020 - 10 June 2020
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    Calm and Creative for D/deaf Families
  • All Episodes Available
    The Curious Case of the Vanishing Toilet Rolls
     Red Earth Theatre Presents The Inspector Flushman Mysteries Series 1: The Curious Case of the Vanishing Toilet Rolls Inspector Stanley Flushman fights crime all over the world. But when a virus pand...
    1 April 2020 - 17 April 2020
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    The Curious Case of the Vanishing Toilet Rolls
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    Recent Production
    Soonchild
    Red Earth Theatre in association with Arena Theatre Wolverhampton and Derby Theatre present Soonchild – Now Touring! Adapted from the book by Russell Hoban & Illustrated by Alexis Deacon Mid...
    4 October 2019 - 31 December 2019
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    Soonchild
  • Past Show
    Mirror Mirror
    For Children and Families When Snow White is offered a juicy red apple, by a kind old lady, she is sorely tempted. On the other hand, how can she be sure it’s not poisoned? She’s been nearly poisoned ...
    14 February 2019 - 17 March 2019
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    Mirror Mirror
  • 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...
    25 May 2017 - 31 December 2017
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    Hand on Heart
  • Past show
    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...
    14 February 2016 - 27 March 2016
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    The Remarkable Tale of Oliver Twist
  • Past Community Show
    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...
    5 December 2015 - 6 December 2015
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    Cinderella’s Last Ball
  • Past Show
    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...
    27 October 2014 - 28 December 2014
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    Hansel & Gretel
  • Past Show
    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...
    18 April 2014 - 31 October 2014
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    Pirate and Parrot
  • past commission
    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...
    3 February 2014 - 28 February 2014
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    Price Tag
  • Past Show
    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 ...
    15 September 2013 - 30 November 2013
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    Emil & The Detectives
  • past show
    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 ...
    1 September 2012 - 31 October 2012
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    Five
  • Past Show
    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...
    3 December 2011 - 7 January 2012
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    The Lost Happy Endings
  • Past Show
    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...
    13 December 2008 - 31 December 2008
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    Cinderella's Sisters
  • past show
    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...
    9 March 2008 - 12 April 2008
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    The Crane
  • past Show
    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...
    12 December 2007 - 23 December 2007
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    Hansel and Gretel
  • past show
    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...
    6 June 2007 - 15 June 2007
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    The Last Balloon
  • Past Show
    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...
    1 October 2005 - 5 November 2005
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    A Joshua Tree
  • past show
    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...
    8 November 2004 - 3 December 2004
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    Double Take