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"beautifully presented and perfectly pitched"

"characters were believable even with just a hat change"

"very witty script"

"humour for all ages"

"children were mesmerised"

"the best show I have seen in 20 years of teaching!"

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The latest news from the Cats Grin Theatre Co.

Scenes from Shakespeare presented in the beautiful grounds of Polesden Lacey, the National Trust property set in the Surrey Hills. In June 2019 our original adaptation of a selected Shakespearean play will play out on the South Terrace with the magnificent house at Polesden Lacey as our backdrop. This 20 minute junior version of Shakespeare's play will be presented by three performers with a multitude of hats, some funky disco dancing AND audience participation. Plus we will pop up in the glorious gardens with scenes from two more Shakespeare plays – all done in our very particular way. Fun for the whole family IS assured.

We are delighted to be back at Polesden Lacey for a sixth successive year of Pop Up, with live musical accompaniment provided by the traditional sounds of Perdix.

 Dates : TBC - June 2019
 Times : Pop Up begins at 1.30 pm & will be repeated through each afternoon
 Price : FREE with your entrance to the grounds


Pop Up Shakespeare is presented in association with Polesden Lacey Shakespeare Ltd, the charitable trust that, for over 50 years, has performed a full Shakespeare production on the open air stage at Polesden.  This Summer, PLS presents Love's Labour's Lost on Saturdays & Sundays, 29th & 30th June, 6th & 7th July.


Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking 

 Performance:  Goldilocks & Friends; 'Goldilocks & the Three Bears', 'Little Red Riding Hood' and 'The Three Little Pigs'
 Date: Thursday 21st February, 2019
 Time: 11:30 and 2:30
Box Office: Denbies 01306 876 616 / https://www.denbies.co.uk/


Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, February 2019

Now in our 10th year of bringing Cat's Grin productions to this delightful converted church in Tunbridge Well, we are very excited to be presenting our original adaptations of classic children's stories at our favourite public venue. Suffused with our customary audience participation, colourful characters and witty wordplay, these productions are suitable for human beings aged for 4 years and over.

 Performance:  'The Little Red Hen' and 'Lazy John Gets a Job'
 Date: Saturday 14th April, 2019
 Time: 2.30 pm
Box Office: Trinity Theatre 01892 578678 /  www.trinitytheatre.net

Keep an eye out for more Cat's Grin performances at Trinity Theatre this year.



The Vera Fletcher Hall, Thames Ditton, April 2019

Performance: The Wind in the Willows
Date: Saturday 27th April, 2019
Venue: Vera Fletcher Hall, Embercourt Road, Thames Ditton KT7 0LQ
Time: 2.30 pm
Box Office: https://verafletcherhall.co.uk/events/the-wind-in-the-willows/



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