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"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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Once Upon a Time (KS1)

Original adaptations of four enchanting tales.

Duration: 70 minutes 


Hansel & Gretel

A brother & sister get lost in the forest. A strange lady gives them food and shelter in her house which is covered from roof to floor in sweeties. Yum! But the lady is not what she seems and her tummy rumbles ominously.  What will Hansel & Gretel do?

Lazy John

The laziest boy in the village, John has never worked.  His Mum has had enough and sends him out to get a job.  John finds jobs quite easily, it's the keeping them that's hard. But will John learn from his mistakes?

The Snow Maiden

Ivan & Marousha have never had children. They sit at the window watching the snow fall in their garden.   The old couple decide to make a snowman….and then a miracle happens.


How do you spin straw into gold?  Eleanor is very bright, but even she can't do that. Then a peculiar visitor makes a deal with her. Now Eleanor is happily married to the king….until The Nameless Gnome demands his end of the bargain.


The Cat's Grin Theatre Company

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