Posts tagged ‘theatre’


A few weeks ago we announced the Little Angel Theatre’s production of The Tear Thief in London. This live-staging of Carol Ann Duffy’s book uses exquisite wooden puppets designed by Jan Zalud. These carefully crafted marionettes are based on Nicoletta Ceccoli’s dreamy illustrations and bring the characters to life onstage. The show opened with some very positive reviews.


Thank you to everyone who left a comment and entered the contest, we loved hearing from you! Congratulations to Stacia Keogh, our winner. This contest is now closed, please stay tuned for more!

This week’s podcast is from Shakespeare’s Storybook and is the folktale behind Shakespeare’s famous play The Merchant of Venice. In “A Bargain is a Bargain,” two very different brothers inherit their father’s fortune. The older brother invests his share and soon becomes successful, while the younger brother spends his portion and must find a way to marry the duke’s daughter to help settle one of his debts. Tune in to find out the fate of the younger brother and read on for a chance to win!


Thank you to everyone who left a comment and entered the contest, we loved hearing from you! Congratulations to Ants Mommie, our winner. This contest is now closed, please stay tuned for more!

This week’s podcast comes from Shakespeare’s Storybook and was the inspiration for the play As You Like It. In ‘Snowdrop,’ Princess Snowdrop learns that the king plans to kill her and manages to escape into the forest, where she befriends a band of kindhearted robbers. Be sure to tune in to see what happens to Princess Snowdrop, and read on for a chance to win!


Every now and again someone comes along wanting to turn one of our stories into a theatre production. This is always an exciting process, as a whole new set of creative skills is required to lift a story from the page and bring it to life in a theatre setting.