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"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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Latest News & Events

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 2018 our original adaptation of The Winter's Tale 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 about jealousy, love and forgiveness 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 : Saturdays 16th & 23rd June 2018
 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 The Merry Wives of Windsor on Saturdays & Sundays, 30th June, 1st, 7th & 8th July.

Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, 2018

Now in our 9th 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 Snow Maiden & Friends   (70 mins)
Four stories make up this collection of fairy Tales:
     Hansel & Gretel,  Lazy John, The Snow Maiden and Rumpelstiltskin
 Date: Sunday 1st April 2018
 Time: 2.30 pm
Box Office: Trinity Theatre 01892 578678 www.trinitytheatre.net


Performance: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland  (70 mins)
Date: Sunday 20th May 2018
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 Autumn.


Chobham Music Festival, September 2018

Cat's Grin is delighted to have been invited to perform at this prestigious annual event in the beautiful village of Chobham, Surrey.

Performance: The Wind in the Willows  (95 mins, including interval)
Date: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Venue: St Lawrence Church, Chobham
Time: 3.30 pm
Box Office: TBC


The Vera Fletcher Hall, Thames Ditton, October 2018

Performance: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland  (85 mins, including interval)
Date: Saturday 20th October 2018
Venue: Vera Fletcher Hall, Embercourt Road, Thames Ditton KT7 0LQ
Time: 2.30 pm
Box Office: TBC


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