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Polka Theatre
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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Drama Genre - Kids Theatre
Child of the Divide
On from 05 May 2006 to 03 Jun 2006
Polka Theatre
by Sudha Bhuchar

Polka and Tamasha present a new emotionally charged play set during the partition of India about love, loss, friendship and belonging.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Visiting Adventures
On from 30 May 2006 to 24 Jun 2006
Polka Theatre
by Various

The Gardner, That's Mine & The Very Thirsty Giraffe each play on select dates through June.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Musical Genre - Classic Genre - Kids Theatre
The Little Mermaid
On from 07 Jun 2006 to 01 Jul 2006
Polka Theatre
by Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen's classic story is brought to life in a delightful adaptation by Mike Kenny, winner of the Arts Council Children's Award.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Gruffalo's Child
On from 05 Jul 2006 to 29 Jul 2006
Polka Theatre
by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should
Ever set foot in the deep dark wood...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Martin Waddell's Bear Stories
On from 29 Jun 2006 to 05 Aug 2006
Polka Theatre
by Martin Waddell

Returning due to over-whelming demand, Polka's hit adaptation of Martin Waddell's hugely popular tales of Big Bear and Little Bear.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Take Part Summer Festival
On from 31 Jul 2006 to 25 Aug 2006
Polka Theatre
by Various

Come join the gang at Polka and be a Performer, Poppet or Polkette with this new series of week-long summer workshops! There's something for everyone aged 7-16 from dancing to drama and even puppetry and clowning!

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Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - Drama
Stamping, Shouting and Singing Home
On from 06 Oct 2006 to 03 Nov 2006
Polka Theatre
by Lisa Evans

A moving and joyful celebration of the American Civil Rights Movement as seen through the eyes of a 12 year old girl.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Comedy Genre - Kids Theatre
The Gruffalo and Friends
On from 04 Nov 2006 to 04 Nov 2006
Polka Theatre
by Julia Donaldson

Be prepared to sing the gruffalo song, meet a few crazy characters including a friendly witch, a naughty princess and even a wicked Emperor!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - Musical Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
Visiting Adventures
On from 13 Oct 2006 to 09 Dec 2006
Polka Theatre
by Various

A wonderful season of great adventures. 10 Shows through December!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Comedy Genre - Drama Genre - Kids Theatre
Father Christmas and the Last Present
On from 17 Nov 2006 to 06 Jan 2007
Polka Theatre
by John Wright

Lucy is starting to think Father Christmas can't possibly exist. She didn't get a single present from him last year, and her Mum doesn't care. In fact, her Mum dosen't seem to care about much anymore. Miserable and lonely, Lucy writes a desperate letter, not expecting anyone to read it, and sends it to the North Pole...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Under One Roof
On from 13 Dec 2006 to 03 Mar 2007
Polka Theatre
by Lizzie Allen

Come and enter a magical world at Polka Theatre, and join two friends on an adventure to find their dream home.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Flat Stanley
On from 25 Jan 2007 to 17 Mar 2007
Polka Theatre
by Jeff Brown

Stanley Lambchop was just an ordinary boy, with an ordinary family and an ordinary life, until… SPLAT! Suddenly he can get through doors without opening them, fly high in the sky as a kite and send himself around the world with just the aid of a stamp and an envelope. Now Stanley is anything but ordinary, in fact, he’s flat!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Warrior Square
On from 27 Mar 2007 to 31 Mar 2007
Polka Theatre
by Nick Wood

This exciting story of a brother and sister’s escape to the United Kingdom powerfully explores and challenges stereotyped images of refugees and asylum seekers.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Heaven Eyes
On from 02 Apr 2007 to 07 Apr 2007
Polka Theatre
by David Almond

Erin and January often run away from children's home, Whitegates. But this time they're determined to never return and head downriver on a raft made of old doors.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Jason and the Argonauts
On from 11 Apr 2007 to 14 Apr 2007
Polka Theatre
by Visible Fictions

Jason’s uncle isn’t exactly lovable…he’s murdered his brother and stolen the crown but he better beware because Jason is BACK! Banished as a baby, our wannabe hero returns to shake things up and claim the throne.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Visiting Adventures
On from 10 Mar 2007 to 26 May 2007
Polka Theatre
by Various

Saturday treats from some of the best children’s theatre companies.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
We're Going on a Bear Hunt
On from 27 Apr 2007 to 30 Jun 2007
Polka Theatre
by Michael Rosen

We're going on a bear hunt. We're going to catch a big one. What a beautiful day! We're not scared...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The BFG
On from 09 Nov 2007 to 09 Feb 2008
Polka Theatre
by Roald Dahl (adpated by David Wood)

Polka Theatre marks the 25th anniversary of Roald Dahl's classic children's book by presenting the biggest friendliest gigantic show this Christmas- The BFG!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Princess and the Pea
On from 21 Nov 2007 to 23 Feb 2008
Polka Theatre
by Hans Christian Andersen

Join us for this playful and comic story of a clever queen, a girl who is not as she first appears a tower of mattresses and, of course, a tiny pea.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Tiddalick
On from 12 Apr 2008 to 12 Apr 2008
Polka Theatre
by Tam Tam Theatre

The story of the greedy frog who drinks up all the rivers and seas of the land...

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Kids Theatre
Jacqueline Wilson's Secrets
On from 16 Feb 2008 to 19 Apr 2008
Polka Theatre
by Jacqueline Wilson

The team behind the sell-out Bad Girls and Double Act bring another Jacqueline Wilson hit to life on stage.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Flyaway Katie
On from 26 Apr 2008 to 26 Apr 2008
Polka Theatre
by Longnose Puppets

Katie is all alone and feeling grey...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Monkey! A Tale from China
On from 04 Jun 2008 to 28 Apr 2008
Polka Theatre
by Adapted by Colin Teevan

Join us for a fast-paced hilarious adventure around Polka with the mischevious Monkey King!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Tales from Old Japan
On from 03 May 2008 to 03 May 2008
Polka Theatre
by 1000 Cranes

Enchanting, mysterious and hair-raising stories...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Fiddlesticks
On from 10 May 2008 to 10 May 2008
Polka Theatre
by Garlic Theatre

A musical fantasy with wonderful puppets created out of musical instruments.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Cinderella Ashputtel
On from 17 May 2008 to 17 May 2008
Polka Theatre
by Banyan Theatre

A stylish and playful reworking of the Cinderella story.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Ugly Duckling
On from 24 May 2008 to 24 May 2008
Polka Theatre
by Major Mustard

A spirited reworking of this popular tale.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Moussa's Castle
On from 27 May 2008 to 31 May 2008
Polka Theatre
by Complete Productions

A magical story of hope and determination with live music.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Charlie and Lola's Best Bestest Play
On from 26 Apr 2008 to 26 Jul 2008
Polka Theatre
by Based on the books by Lauren Child

A chance to see everyone's favourite brother and sister on stage for the first time ever!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Brilliant
On from 09 Jul 2008 to 16 Aug 2008
Polka Theatre
by Created by Fevered Sleep, devised and directed by David Harradine.

Imagine it's Bedtime...time to turn out the light. Imagine the moon outside and the stars, bright. Imagine the flickering of a thousand candles, or the sparkle of a grand chandelier. Imagine being in a place that is made of light. Imagine how brilliant that would be.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Little Hippo and his Magic Pen
On from 04 Oct 2008 to 11 Oct 2008
Polka Theatre
by Tam Tam Theatre

For his birthday, Little Hippo received lots of beautiful presents, but his favourite was the red pen that Daddy Hippo gave him.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12
The Word@Polka
On from 12 Oct 2008 to 12 Oct 2008
Polka Theatre
by Various

Always guaranteed to bring you the very best in children's literature. The Word is back and it's bigger and better than ever before!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Treasures of the Rainforest
On from 18 Oct 2008 to 18 Oct 2008
Polka Theatre
by Essequibo Music

Discover the uniqueness of the Guyanese rainforest!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Little Light
On from 21 Oct 2008 to 25 Oct 2008
Polka Theatre
by The Byre Theatre and Starcatchers

Little light high, little light low
Little light fast, little light slow

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Animal Tales
On from 27 Oct 2008 to 27 Oct 2008
Polka Theatre
by Major Mustard

A bewitching mixture of traditional stories of animals, birds and fish from around the world.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
On from 28 Oct 2008 to 29 Oct 2008
Polka Theatre
by Banyan Theatre

A gentle and imaginative retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Ghosts in the Gallery
On from 26 Sep 2008 to 01 Nov 2008
Polka Theatre
by Paul Sirett

500 years of British history comes to life in 90 minutes!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Cinderella Ashputtel
On from 30 Oct 2008 to 01 Nov 2008
Polka Theatre
by Banyan Theatre

A stylish and playful reworking of the Cinderella story.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Out of the Blue
On from 04 Nov 2008 to 05 Nov 2008
Polka Theatre
by Sarah Argent in association with Theatre lolo

An enchanting new performance for babies and toddlers full of captivating images and intriguing sounds!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Big Jump
On from 07 Nov 2008 to 08 Nov 2008
Polka Theatre
by Theatre de la Guimbarde

Intruiged but a little fearful, Daphne really wants to do some exploring!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Shoe Baby
On from 15 Nov 2008 to 15 Nov 2008
Polka Theatre
by Longnose Puppets

Come and meet a baby on a big adventure as he takes to the air, sea and zoo, all in a shoe! This magical puppet show bursting with music, colour and movement is adapted from the picture book by Joyce Dunbar.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Pinocchio
On from 14 Nov 2008 to 07 Feb 2009
Polka Theatre
by Michael Rosen

“A wittily choreographed musical show, with a laugh-out loud script and delightful songs...a gleeful gift for children” * * * * * Time Out

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
How to Catch a Star
On from 26 Nov 2008 to 28 Feb 2009
Polka Theatre
by Oliver Jeffers

Once there was a boy and the boy loved stars very much. Every night he watched stars from his bedroom window and wished he had one of his very own. But first he had to think of a plan.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Circles in the Sand
On from 17 Mar 2009 to 17 Mar 2009
Polka Theatre
by Tam Tam Theatre

An interactive performance for 1 – 3 year olds, exploring, discovering and playing in the sand!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Archaeology
On from 19 Mar 2009 to 21 Mar 2009
Polka Theatre
by Andy Manley & Rosie Gibson in association with Starcatchers

What happens when we dig down under the ground? What mysteries do we bring to the surface?

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Frosty Windows
On from 28 Mar 2009 to 28 Mar 2009
Polka Theatre
by Hand to Mouth Theatre

On a dark winter’s morning, Su wakes up to create a magical fantasy world of light and shadow – all before breakfast.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Flea Pit
On from 07 Apr 2009 to 18 Apr 2009
Polka Theatre
by Cahoots NI

It’s not every day you see performing fleas but this unique show may, literally have you itching to see it!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Egg and Spoon
On from 25 Apr 2009 to 25 Apr 2009
Polka Theatre
by Lyngo Theatre

A multi-sensory, interactive journey through the seasons.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Circles in the Sand
On from 02 May 2009 to 02 May 2009
Polka Theatre
by Tam Tam Theatre

An interactive performance for 1 – 3 year olds, exploring, discovering and playing in the sand!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Jolly Postman
On from 14 Feb 2009 to 09 May 2009
Polka Theatre
by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

Once upon a bicycle,
so they say,
A Jolly Postman came one day
From over the hills
and far away...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Out of the Blue
On from 09 May 2009 to 09 May 2009
Polka Theatre
by Sarah Argent in association with Theatr Iolo

An enchanting performance full of captivating images and intriguing sounds – offering the chance to play too!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
A Fishy Tale
On from 16 May 2009 to 16 May 2009
Polka Theatre
by Hand to Mouth Theatre

Witty and whimsical… wet and windy!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Treasures of the Rainforest
On from 23 May 2009 to 23 May 2009
Polka Theatre
by Essequibo Music

Discover the uniqueness of the Guyanese rainforest.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
One Little Word
On from 26 May 2009 to 30 May 2009
Polka Theatre
by M6 Theatre

A beautiful, moving story of friendship, power struggles and creative play.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Old Mother Hubbard
On from 06 Jun 2009 to 06 Jun 2009
Polka Theatre
by Garlic Theatre

A dotty old woman takes you on a nursery rhyme journey as she clatters about in her kitchen and her dancing dog sniffs out trouble in the most unlikely places.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Under the Carpet
On from 09 Jun 2009 to 13 Jun 2009
Polka Theatre
by Theatr lolo

Nonno and Lol love finding stories together...but one day they can't find a story anywhere!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Finding Leaves for Soup
On from 20 Jun 2009 to 20 Jun 2009
Polka Theatre
by Theatr Iolo

Cardiff-based Theatr Iolo returns with a new show, inspired by children’s stories, from the Vale of Glamorgan.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Finding Leaves for Soup
On from 27 Jun 2009 to 27 Jun 2009
Polka Theatre
by Theatr Iolo

Cardiff-based Theatr Iolo returns with a new show, inspired by children’s stories, from the Vale of Glamorgan.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Monster under the Bed
On from 06 Jun 2009 to 25 Jul 2009
Polka Theatre
by Kevin Dyer

Ben has a big problemo. His best friend Vince has stolen his precious binoculars, his Dad is far, far away...oh, and there's a monster under his bed.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Wish Wash
On from 08 Jul 2009 to 15 Aug 2009
Polka Theatre
by Polka Theatre and Royal and Derngate Northampton

Everyone has wishes but when wishes lose their sparkle, it's time for a Wish Wash!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Ride of your Life
On from 25 Sep 2009 to 31 Oct 2009
Polka Theatre
by Mick Gordon

A rollercoaster ride through the history of life!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
James and the Giant Peach
On from 13 Nov 2009 to 13 Feb 2010
Polka Theatre
by Roald Dahl, adapted by David Wood

One dark night a mysterious man gives James Trotter an unexpected gift...a bag of glowing, wriggling lights, and a promise of magic. When the lights break free, something amazing happens – on the long-dead tree, a single peach begins to grow, and grow, and grow...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
On from 21 Oct 2009 to 20 Feb 2010
Polka Theatre
by Polka Theatre

Lost in the woods, tired and hungry, Goldilocks spies an empty cottage. There’s porridge to slurp, chairs to bounce on and beds to doze in....

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Charlie and Lola's Best Bestest Play
On from 17 Feb 2010 to 15 May 2010
Polka Theatre
by Polka Theatre and BBC Worldwide

I have this little sister Lola. She is small and very funny...

Everyone’s favourite brother and sister, Charlie and Lola, come home to Polka, for our 30th birthday year following the sold-out smash hit in 2008 and a national tour.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Hocus Pocus with Paul Kieve
On from 03 Jun 2010 to 05 Jun 2010
Polka Theatre
by Paul Kieve

Meet the man who taught Harry Potter magic!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Pirates!
On from 19 Jun 2010 to 07 Aug 2010
Polka Theatre
by Polka Theatre in association with Imagination Stage, USA

A swashbuckling summer adventure! Set sail on the hight seas in this in this thrilling new show by award-winning children's playwright Charles Way.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Skitterbang Island
On from 07 Jul 2010 to 21 Aug 2010
Polka Theatre
by Polka Theatre and Little Angel Theatre

A heart-warming tale of discovery and friendship drawing on expertise from the world of puppetry and opera, this is our summer treat with a difference for younger children.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Bug and the Butterfly
On from 02 Oct 2010 to 02 Oct 2010
Polka Theatre
by Peut-etre Theatre

Enter a world where a dewdrop is the size of a swimming pool and a flower is as tall as a skyscraper...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Mission to Mars
On from 01 Oct 2010 to 06 Nov 2010
Polka Theatre
by Clare Duffy, Jon Spooner & Chris Thorpe

Join us for the mission of a lifetime!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Little Red Robin Hood
On from 03 Feb 2011 to 03 Feb 2011
Polka Theatre
by Garlic Theatre

A merry mix up in the forest involving glove puppets, false teeth and a frying pan.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Snow Queen
On from 19 Nov 2010 to 05 Feb 2011
Polka Theatre
by Hans Christian Andersen, adapted by Mike Kenny

Enter the spellbinding world of the Snow Queen....

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Treasures of the Rainforest
On from 14 May 2011 to 10 Feb 2011
Polka Theatre
by Essequibo Music

A participatory fusion of music and storytelling to engage and ignite the imagination

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Lost and Found
On from 13 Oct 2010 to 12 Feb 2011
Polka Theatre
by Oliver Jeffers

Once there was a boy and one day he found a penguin at his door...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Animal Tales
On from 19 Feb 2011 to 19 Feb 2011
Polka Theatre
by Major Mustard

This bewitching mixture of well-loved and less-well-known traditional stories of animals, birds and fish from around the world will fascinate and enthral.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Fabulous Flutterbys
On from 22 Feb 2011 to 26 Feb 2011
Polka Theatre
by Barb Junger

Join in the adventures of two very different caterpillars who eat their way to success!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Remember the Umbrella
On from 09 Mar 2012 to 10 Mar 2011
Polka Theatre
by Hand to Mouth Theatre

A gentle and fascinating shadow show

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Storm in a Teacup
On from 12 Mar 2011 to 12 Mar 2011
Polka Theatre
by Horse & Bamboo

Follow the story of a nervous lighthouse keeper and his quest to build friendships in the most unlikely circumstances

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Genre - Kids Theatre
From Here to There
On from 15 Mar 2011 to 19 Mar 2011
Polka Theatre
by Tell Tale Hearts

Using rhythm and vocal play, shoe boxes, card and the world of imagination, two individuals discover ways to play together and reach each other

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Drum
On from 29 Mar 2011 to 01 Apr 2011
Polka Theatre
by Oily Cart

A new multi-sensory and interactive show for very young children

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Tom Thumb
On from 02 Apr 2011 to 02 Apr 2011
Polka Theatre
by Lyngo Theatre

A bold and inventive production of this classic tale for brave 5 year-olds and older children

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Machine Gunners
On from 11 Feb 2011 to 09 Apr 2011
Polka Theatre
by Robert Westall, adapted by Ali Taylor

It’s 1940, and Britain is at war.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Tales From Old Japan
On from 09 Apr 2011 to 09 Apr 2011
Polka Theatre
by A Thousand Cranes

These delightful traditional Japanese tales are brought to life through inventive storytelling, puppetry and music

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Little Elephant
On from 13 Apr 2011 to 23 Apr 2011
Polka Theatre
by Bruno Cappagli

Discover how an extremely curious little elephant with a very small nose became the first elephant ever to have a trunk, and just how useful that was!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
On-Off
On from 12 Apr 2011 to 23 Apr 2011
Polka Theatre
by La Baracca - Teatro Testoni Regazze

A joyfully choreographed exploration of light, On-Off is a tribute to children’s amazement at the behaviour of light and their interest towards controlling it!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Paper Washi Wish
On from 30 Apr 2011 to 30 Apr 2011
Polka Theatre
by A Thousand Cranes in association with artsdepot

A charming, vibrant show for younger audiences

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Scarecrow
On from 26 Apr 2011 to 07 May 2011
Polka Theatre
by Mike Kenny

A story full of music, movement, puppetry and fun

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Rip, Fold, Scrunch
On from 03 May 2011 to 07 May 2011
Polka Theatre
by Half Moon Theatre

Inspired by the imagination and play of children, this enchanting show fuses theatre, Kathak dance and music within a paper world...

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Egg and Spoon
On from 21 May 2011 to 21 May 2011
Polka Theatre
by Lyngo Theatre

A multi-sensory, interactive journey through the seasons in the delightful setting of Percy and April’s garden

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Three Billy Goats Gruff
On from 28 May 2011 to 28 May 2011
Polka Theatre
by Garlic Theatre

A charming show featuring beautifully crafted puppets, live music and bags of comedy

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Who's Been Sitting In My Chair?
On from 31 May 2011 to 04 Jun 2011
Polka Theatre
by Freehand Theatre

With original music, this play is for everyone who can count to three!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Emperor's New Clothes
On from 11 Jun 2011 to 11 Jun 2011
Polka Theatre
by Hand to Mouth Theatre

Delusions of grandeur are burst like bubbles in this classic tale told with a washing machine and a clothes line, bubbles, illusion and puppetry

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Videk's Shirt
On from 18 Jun 2011 to 18 Jun 2011
Polka Theatre
by The Puppetellers

An intimate interactive storytelling piece involving puppetry, song, live music and lots and lots of joining in!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Ruby Red Tells Tales
On from 25 Jun 2011 to 25 Jun 2011
Polka Theatre
by Theatre Iolo

A delightful, musical tale of feasting and fibbing (and a bit of fighting) based on young children’s retellings of favourite fairy stories

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Genre - Kids Theatre
All Join In and Other Stories
On from 13 May 2011 to 06 Aug 2011
Polka Theatre
by Quentin Blake, music and additional lyrics by Ben Glasstone

A musical extravaganza!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Archaeology A Worm's Story
On from 06 Jul 2011 to 20 Aug 2011
Polka Theatre
by Andy Manley and Rosie Gibson

Follow the wiggly worm in this unique performance specifically created to ignite the imaginations of the very young

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
On from 24 Sep 2011 to 24 Sep 2011
Polka Theatre
by Banyan Theatre Company

A charming and gentle adaptation of the traditional tale by Hans Christian Andersen

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Thumbelina
On from 01 Oct 2011 to 01 Oct 2011
Polka Theatre
by Banyan Theatre Company present Norwich Puppet Theatre’s production

An animated mix of shadow play and storytelling

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
'I Have a Dream...'
On from 23 Sep 2011 to 29 Oct 2011
Polka Theatre
by Levi David Addai

Take a leap into the past in this time-travelling adventure

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Charlotte's Web
On from 11 Nov 2011 to 04 Feb 2012
Polka Theatre
by E.B.White, adapted by Joseph Robinette

Come and meet the award-winning pig!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Ugly Duckling
On from 19 Oct 2011 to 18 Feb 2012
Polka Theatre
by Hans Chirstian Andersen, adapted by Jonathan Lloyd

It’s summertime and there’s one egg left to hatch. Crack! Peep! Quack!?? What’s this...?

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Potato Needs a Bath
On from 21 Feb 2012 to 25 Feb 2012
Polka Theatre
by Shonna Reppe Puppets

A light-hearted, gentle and highly visual treat featuring fruit, veg and original music.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Circles in the Sand
On from 16 Mar 2012 to 17 Mar 2012
Polka Theatre
by Tam Tam Theatre

An interactive performance for 1 – 3 year olds, exploring, discovering and playing in the sand!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Twist of Gold
On from 16 Feb 2012 to 21 Apr 2012
Polka Theatre
by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Simon Reade

Join us for an epic adventure as Polka brings to life a classic novel by the masterful storyteller and author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Musical Genre - Kids Theatre
Run! A Sports Day Musical
On from 01 Jun 2012 to 30 Jun 2012
Polka Theatre
by Lisa Evans

Ella is late. Again. And on today of all days: Sports Day 2012...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Comedy Genre - Musical Genre - Kids Theatre
Kid Carpet and the Noisy Animals
On from 07 Jul 2012 to 07 Jul 2012
Polka Theatre
by Kid Carpet and Theatre Bristol

A new rock and roll musical for kids!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The William Stories
On from 17 Jul 2012 to 17 Jul 2012
Polka Theatre
by The Flanagan Collective

William loves books and Polly has a secret world in the attic...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Charlie and Lola's Best Bestest Play
On from 18 Jul 2012 to 18 Aug 2012
Polka Theatre
by Based on the books by Lauren Chilld, Adapted by Jonathan Lloyd

I have this little sister Lola. She is small and very funny...

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Inside Out
On from 04 Jul 2012 to 25 Aug 2012
Polka Theatre
by Polka Theatre & Abbey Children's Centre

Take a peek into the unknown and join us for an adventure....

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Little Sunshine, Little Rainfall
On from 29 Sep 2012 to 05 Oct 2012
Polka Theatre
by A Thousand Cranes and artsdepot

A funny and fantastic adventure of the minds...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
Sticks & Stones
On from 29 Sep 2012 to 27 Oct 2012
Polka Theatre
by Ali Taylor

August 2011. Riots are spreading. It’s summer, it’s hot and the entire country is holding its breath...

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Red Riding Hood
On from 30 Oct 2012 to 10 Nov 2012
Polka Theatre
by Mike Kenny

A fantastical fairytale not to be missed!

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Too Many Penguins?
On from 17 Oct 2012 to 16 Feb 2013
Polka Theatre
by macrobert and Frozen Charlotte

How many penguins are too many penguins? Polar bear thinks one is more than enough, thank you very much!

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The Wind in the Willows
On from 23 Nov 2012 to 16 Feb 2013
Polka Theatre
by Toby Hulse

“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about on boats”

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Why the Lion Danced
On from 20 Feb 2013 to 02 Mar 2013
Polka Theatre
by Carey English

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Yellow Earth!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Grimm Tales
On from 05 Mar 2013 to 23 Mar 2013
Polka Theatre
by Theatr Iolo

Playful, mischievous and deliciously scary fairy tales...

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Kid Carpet and the Noisy Animals
On from 29 Mar 2013 to 29 Mar 2013
Polka Theatre
by Kid carpet and Theatre Bristol Present

A rock & roll musical for kids – back by popular demand!

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Egg
On from 03 Apr 2013 to 13 Apr 2013
Polka Theatre
by Cahoots NI present

Magic, music and... an egg!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Lullaby
On from 03 May 2012 to 25 May 2013
Polka Theatre
by Devised and composed by Natalie Raybould

Explore, discover and play, lull, dream and be at peace with your baby

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Treasure Island
On from 04 Jul 2013 to 04 Jul 2013
Polka Theatre
by By Mike Kenney

Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic story of young Jim Hawkins and Long John Silver, retold by acclaimed children’s writer Mike Kenny – with a twist.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Charlie and Lola's Extremely New Play
On from 27 Apr 2013 to 17 Aug 2013
Polka Theatre
by Based on the BBC characters created by Lauren Child, adapted by Jonathan Lloyd

Everyone's favourite brother and sister are back! Based on the BBC series, created from the characters by Lauren Child and adapted by Jonathan Lloyd

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Three Colours
On from 26 Jun 2013 to 17 Aug 2013
Polka Theatre
by Norwich Puppet Theatre presents

Bask in a world of colour in this interactive performance which explores vibrant sensory worlds.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Kids Theatre
The Planet and Stuff
On from 27 Sep 2013 to 26 Oct 2013
Polka Theatre
by Simon Daw, Joel Horwood and Lucy Kerbel

Part live science demo, part hyperactive game show, The Planet and Stuff is the straight-talking climate change event with all the answers.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Tea Time
On from 30 Oct 2013 to 02 Nov 2013
Polka Theatre
by Created and directed by Toby Hulse

A wonderfully silly celebration of meal times in words, song, music and dance, inspired by the games we all play around the kitchen table!

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Kids Theatre
Minotaur
On from 14 Feb 2014 to 14 Feb 2014
Polka Theatre
by Kevin Dyer

Myth meets modern day in a boy’s heroic quest to save his dad.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Gorilla
On from 16 Oct 2014 to 15 Feb 2014
Polka Theatre
by By Anthony Browne, Adapted by Rachel Barnett

When Hannah’s toy gorilla comes to life, dressed in her father’s coat and hat, they embark on a thrilling, moonlit adventure.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
On from 22 Nov 2013 to 15 Feb 2014
Polka Theatre
by By Simon Reade, based on the Lewis Carroll novel

Based on the much-loved children’s classic, Lewis Carroll’s charming characters spring to life in an enchanting show full of music, madness and mystery.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Momo
On from 12 Mar 2014 to 22 Mar 2014
Polka Theatre
by Michael Ende

A breathtaking musical fantasy based on the novel by Michael Ende, author of The Neverending Story.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
I, Peaseblossom
On from 28 May 2014 to 31 May 2014
Polka Theatre
by Tim Crouch

A magical introduction to Shakespeare!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
I, Caliban
On from 28 May 2014 to 31 May 2014
Polka Theatre
by Tim Crouch

A magical introduction to Shakespeare!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Moominsummer Madness
On from 11 Jun 2014 to 16 Aug 2014
Polka Theatre
by Tive Jansson

Meet the Moomins on a summer adventure!

Breathtaking puppetry, live music and humour bring Tove Jansson’s much-loved Moomins to life on stage.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Skitterbang Island
On from 25 Jun 2014 to 16 Aug 2014
Polka Theatre
by Phil Porter and Martin Ward

Storm! Shipwreck! Adventure! Lost on an island in the very north of the world, a brave little girl meets a shy, curious creature... Not only does he look very odd, he sounds different too!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Big Red Bath
On from 26 Jan 2015 to 26 Jan 2015
Polka Theatre
by Adapted from the book by Julia Jarman and Adrian Reynolds

A barmy bath time adventure!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket
On from 26 Jan 2015 to 26 Jan 2015
Polka Theatre
by Sarah Argent

A day in the life of two friends who live in a world of discarded objects.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Yeh Shen
On from 18 Feb 2015 to 08 Mar 2015
Polka Theatre
by Vicky Ireland

The world’s first Cinderella story from China.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
I Believe in Unicorns
On from 12 Mar 2015 to 15 Mar 2015
Polka Theatre
by Based on the book by Michael Morpurgo, Adapted by Daniel Jamieson

Michael Morpurgo's spellbinding story.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Kids Theatre
My Father and Other Superheroes
On from 19 Mar 2015 to 22 Mar 2015
Polka Theatre
by Nick Makoha

A powerful journey from childhood to fatherhood.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Error 404
On from 04 Mar 2015 to 29 Mar 2015
Polka Theatre
by Daniel Bye

Look again at everything you thought you knew.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Kids Theatre
Operation Magic Carpet
On from 03 Apr 2015 to 24 May 2015
Polka Theatre
by Samantha Ellis

An action-packed adventure from London to Baghdad.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Cosmic Dancer
On from 27 May 2015 to 31 May 2015
Polka Theatre
by Linda Ferri

For half term, we are delighted to welcome La Baracca from Italy, with this stunning performance. Inspired by the picture book "La Ballerina Cosmica" by Linda Ferri.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Casa... Home
On from 27 May 2015 to 31 May 2015
Polka Theatre
by La Barraca - Teatro Testoni Ragazzi

Casa. Home. A place where I am just who I am…

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Puss in Boots
On from 17 Jun 2015 to 28 Jun 2015
Polka Theatre
by Marcello Chiarenza

Meet the moggy who transforms his master from a pauper to a prince!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
SATIk
On from 01 Jul 2015 to 05 Jul 2015
Polka Theatre
by Action Transport Theatre

Rebellious radios, secret sweets and accidental adventures.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Not Now, Bernard
On from 12 Feb 2016 to 21 Feb 2016
Polka Theatre
by David McKee

It sometimes feels as though everyone’s just too busy to listen to little Bernard, but when he finds a big purple monster in the gardent hings rapidly go from bad to worse.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Tiger's Bones and Other Tales
On from 25 Feb 2016 to 28 Feb 2016
Polka Theatre
by Ted Hughes

A dazzling new production of stories approached from deliciously unexpected angles by former Poet Laureate Ted Hughes.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
On from 02 Mar 2016 to 06 Mar 2016
Polka Theatre
by Anna Kemp

Join Ballet Black for a magical performance full of fun, magic and one very special dog!

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Kids Theatre
Kite
On from 10 Mar 2016 to 13 Mar 2016
Polka Theatre
by Rachael Canning

Inspired by the world of indoor kite flying and stories such as The Red Balloon, Kite comes alive with original music, dance, puppetry and of course kites.

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Nipt
On from 18 Mar 2016 to 20 Mar 2016
Polka Theatre
by A Laika Production

Exploring the daily routines of two people living in a VERY confined space, Nipt (Narrow) is a funny and insightful play, as much for adults as it is for children.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Nipt
On from 18 Mar 2016 to 20 Mar 2016
Polka Theatre
by A Laika Production

Exploring the daily routines of two people living in a VERY confined space, Nipt (Narrow) is a funny and insightful play, as much for adults as it is for children.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Snow White
On from 23 Mar 2016 to 10 Apr 2016
Polka Theatre
by Mike Kenny

Life’s never easy for the royal servants downstairs at the palace. And why does the Queen keep asking for more apples?

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Emperor's New Clothes
On from 16 Apr 2016 to 17 Apr 2016
Polka Theatre
by Martin Bridle

Illusions of grandeur are burst like soap bubbles as the well-known story of vanity is recounted with a washing machine, a clothes line, puppets and song.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Stand Up
Rumpelstiltskin
On from 22 Apr 2016 to 24 Apr 2016
Polka Theatre
by Ripstop Theatre and Norwich Puppet Theatre

A fairytale favourite spun before your eyes in this woolly wonderland of a show with weaving, puppetry and music.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12
Bed Time
On from 27 Apr 2016 to 01 May 2016
Polka Theatre
by Oxford Playhouse

t's bed time, but it’s not quite time to go to sleep…

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Frogs and Snails
On from 06 May 2016 to 08 May 2016
Polka Theatre
by Freehand Theatre

t’s bear’s birthday tomorrow. His head is full of excitement. How will he ever get to sleep?

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Flights of Fancy
On from 14 May 2016 to 15 May 2016
Polka Theatre
by Hand to Mouth Theatre

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to fly? That’s what the newly-hatched baby Glovebird thinks too...

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Box of Photographs
On from 22 Apr 2016 to 15 May 2016
Polka Theatre
by Daniel Jamieson

Every picture tells a story…

When Chelsea moves into a new flat with her mum, she finds a box of intriguing old photographs underneath her bed. The mysterious lady who lived there before must have left them just for her…

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
A Real Mermaid's Tale
On from 21 May 2016 to 22 May 2016
Polka Theatre
by Ripstop Theatre

An exciting adventure on the high seas with pirates, monstrous sea creatures and mermaid treasure.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Meadow
On from 28 May 2016 to 29 May 2016
Polka Theatre
by Old Saw

Meet the animals and insects that lived in the meadow, and see their stories come to life.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
I Pack My Bag
On from 01 Jun 2016 to 05 Jun 2016
Polka Theatre
by Theatre Nuu

A playful perfor­mance about fantasy, imagination and…

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Boxy and Sticky
On from 10 Jun 2016 to 12 Jun 2016
Polka Theatre
by Sarah Argent

Welcome to the gloriously imaginative world of two characters revelling in the games familiar to all children.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Bright Sparks
On from 10 Aug 2016 to 10 Aug 2016
Polka Theatre
by Brain Waves Festival

Links and Rex are like light and dark, left and right. Links is logical whilst Rex is a daydreamer. Watch these two opposites get their noodles in a muddle as they strive to find ways to work and play together.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
We're Going on a Bear Hunt
On from 10 Aug 2016 to 10 Aug 2016
Polka Theatre
by Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen’s thrilling and funny adventure jumps from the page with puppetry and songs in this entrancing show.

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A Square World
On from 10 Aug 2016 to 10 Aug 2016
Polka Theatre
by Daryl Beeton

When the daily routine of three friends suddenly changes, they discover with a little fun and mayhem how to adapt their world to keep playing together.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
James and the Giant Peach
On from 27 May 2016 to 14 Aug 2016
Polka Theatre
by Roald Dahl

Join James and his new-found insect friends as they embark on an extraordinary adventure.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Chester Tuffnut
On from 22 Jun 2016 to 14 Aug 2016
Polka Theatre
by A Gomito and Polka Theatre co-production

This is a story about discovering new places, making friends and inspiring everyone to have at least one adventure a day.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Kids Theatre
Depths of My Mind
On from 23 Sep 2016 to 02 Oct 2016
Polka Theatre
by Brain Waves Festival

A breathtaking show combining aerial skills, visual theatre, a pulsating soundtrack and stunning projections.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - Stand Up
Comedy Club 4 Kids
On from 08 Oct 2016 to 08 Oct 2016
Polka Theatre
by Comedy Club 4 Kids

Comedy Club 4 Kids get the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the comedy circuit to do their thing for an audience of children and their families…

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Shake, Rattle and Roll
On from 21 Sep 2016 to 16 Oct 2016
Polka Theatre
by Sarah Argent

Babies are funny, but what makes them giggle?
Toddlers love to dance, but what music gets them grooving?

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Around the World in 80 Days
On from 13 Oct 2016 to 30 Oct 2016
Polka Theatre
by A New International Encounter

4 continents, 5 trains, 6 ships and just 80 days to get back home! Join Phileas Fogg in his audacious plan to navigate the globe in just 80 days.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Babe, the Sheep-Pig VIP Performance
On from 10 Dec 2016 to 10 Dec 2016
Polka Theatre
by Dick King-Smith

You and your family are invited to join us for our extra-special VIP performance of Polka’s amazing new production of Babe, the Sheep-Pig, followed by one of our legendary themed After Show parties.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Babe, the Sheep-Pig
On from 25 Nov 2016 to 05 Feb 2017
Polka Theatre
by Dick King-Smith

Meet the little pig with big dreams this winter, in a heart-warming tale of friendship, adventure and bravery.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - Musical
How to Hide a Lion for Toddlers
On from 12 Nov 2016 to 14 Feb 2017
Polka Theatre
by Helen Stephens

Helen Stephen's rip-roaring story about hiding a lion and finding a friend.When a lion is chased out of town, a young girl helps him find somewhere to hide. It’s not easy – lions are too big, too fluffy and too heavy!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Party
On from 14 Feb 2017 to 14 Feb 2017
Polka Theatre
by A Nearly There Yet Production

An endlessly entertaining acrobatic circus show with clowning, juggling, cycling and tumbling… there’s even pass the parcel.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - Musical
How to Hide a Lion
On from 26 Oct 2016 to 26 Feb 2017
Polka Theatre
by Helen Stephens

Helen Stephen's rip-roaring story about hiding a lion and finding a friend.When a lion is chased out of town, a young girl helps him find somewhere to hide. It’s not easy – lions are too big, too fluffy and too heavy!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Giant Jam Sandwich
On from 23 Feb 2017 to 26 Feb 2017
Polka Theatre
by John Vernon Lord

What a to do! One hot summer day, when 4 million wasps invade the village of Itching Down, everything changes. A family favourite for 45 years, New Perspectives return to Polka to enthrall a new generation with one of the most loved picture books.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Mavis Sparkle
On from 03 Mar 2017 to 05 Mar 2017
Polka Theatre
by M6 Theatre Company

Mavis Sparkle mixes magic, animation and laughter inspiring us to dust away our doubts, follow our dreams and reach for the stars!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Princess and the Pea
On from 15 Mar 2017 to 19 Mar 2017
Polka Theatre
by Hans Christian Andersen

Become part of this playful and comic story of a prince in search of a real princess, a clever queen, a tower of mattresses and of course a tiny pea.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
WOW! Said the Owl
On from 24 Mar 2017 to 26 Mar 2017
Polka Theatre
by Tim Hopgood

Based on the acclaimed children’s book by award-winning author Tim Hopgood, explore the wow-world of colours with this curious owl who is determined to stay awake to see what day light brings.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
To Dream Again
On from 10 Mar 2017 to 02 Apr 2017
Polka Theatre
by A Polka Theatre and Theatr Clwyd co-production

Dreams meet reality in an enchanting new play inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
To Dream Again
On from 10 Mar 2017 to 02 Apr 2017
Polka Theatre
by Toby Hulse

Dreams meet reality in an enchanting new play inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Happy Harry's Cafe
On from 19 Mar 2016 to 15 Apr 2017
Polka Theatre
by Michael Rosen

Weaving together music, words and physical theatre to craft a playful world of singing, dancing and soup!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Under the Rainbow
On from 04 May 2017 to 28 May 2017
Polka Theatre
by Polka Theatre

Over the sea to land of possibility...

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Borrowers
On from 16 Jun 2017 to 20 Aug 2017
Polka Theatre
by Mary Norton

The timeless classic bursts onto Polka’s Main Stage this summer with dazzling puppetry, original music, stunning design and plenty of suspense.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Hatch
On from 07 Jul 2017 to 27 Aug 2017
Polka Theatre
by Polka Theatre and Royal Opera

Come into a vibrant, sensory, musical world…

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Musical Genre - Kids Theatre
Handa's Surprise
On from 30 Sep 2017 to 01 Oct 2017
Polka Theatre
by Little Angel Theatre

Physical performance, puppetry, live music and song combine to create an intimate production with audience participation

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
In a Nutshell
On from 06 Oct 2017 to 08 Oct 2017
Polka Theatre
by A Puppetship Production

A warm and touching story of beginnings and endings, goodbyes and hellos, told with puppets, music, and bits and pieces.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - Drama
Child of the Divide (2017)
On from 29 Sep 2017 to 15 Oct 2017
Polka Theatre
by Sudha Bhuchar

A remarkable story of family, identity and belonging for ages 7-14

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Friends for All
On from 20 Oct 2017 to 22 Oct 2017
Polka Theatre
by Half Moon presents a Simon Mole production

When being a little different can be a good thing after all…A humorous and moving performance with rapping, dancing and far-out video projections.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Little Red Riding Hood
On from 25 Oct 2017 to 29 Oct 2017
Polka Theatre
by La Baracca Theatre Co.

Join two performers as they retrace Red Riding Hood’s path in the shadowy woods, constantly swapping characters – as if playing a game. But of course, they are really vying to be The Wolf!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Why The Whales Came
On from 02 Nov 2017 to 05 Nov 2017
Polka Theatre
by By Michael Morpurgo

Multi-award-winning performer Danyah Miller vividly brings to life this enchanting tale by Michael Morpurgo.

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