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There are so many great theatre shows to help enhance your PSHE classes, ranging from Matilda The Musical, Wicked, Witness For The Prosecution and I, Daniel Blake.

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The House With Chicken Legs (Touring)

Marinka dreams of a normal life, where she can stay somewhere long enough to make friends; but there’s one problem – her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning.

Based on Sophie Anderson’s much-loved novel, the story is brought to life with puppets, projection and live music in this co-production from critically acclaimed theatre company Les Enfants Terribles and HOME Theatre, Manchester.

Support your visit with an in-school educational workshop from Les Enfants Terribles’ expert facilitators. Suitable for KS2-5, these interactive sessions work hand-in-hand with classroom-ready resources that you can download for free here.

Enquire today to not miss out on the exclusive schools discount and give your students the opportunity to experience Sophie Anderson’s story live on stage.

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Disney’s Frozen (London)

Prepare to fall in love with Disney’s FROZEN all over again with a brand-new theatrical experience at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Incredible special effects, stunning costumes and jaw-dropping scenery bring Elsa and Anna’s journey to life in a whole new way.

Enhance your students’ visit with resources about the inspiration for Disney’s Frozen and its transformation from screen to stage with free Enrichment Resources. For primary schools, accompanying teaching resources focused on wellbeing are now also available. Devised with teachers, they include classroom-based activities on themes of uniqueness, trust, relationships and emotional wellbeing.

Performance based workshops are also available, which can be booked to enhance your groups’ theatre visit.

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I, Daniel Blake (Liverpool)

Dan is a carpenter. A Geordie through and through. Just on the mend after a heart attack.

Katie has just arrived from London. Finally got a council house for her and the kids. A fresh start.

I, Daniel Blake is one of the most important stories of a generation. A glimpse behind the headlines and the stark reality of what happens when the political system is stacked against you. With 14.5 million* people living in poverty in the UK, this is not fiction. It is reality.

A touching and vital story of how people come together in the face of adversity and how sometimes creating a family to support you just isn’t enough. The show is adapted for stage by Dave Johns who played Daniel Blake in the award winning 2016 film.

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Witness For The Prosecution (London)


Step inside the magnificent surroundings of London County Hall and experience the intensity and drama of Agatha Christie’s gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique courtroom setting.

Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth. The stakes are high – will Leonard survive the shocking witness testimony, will he be able to convince the jury, and you of his innocence and escape the hangman’s noose?

Don’t miss this landmark stage production on London’s Southbank.


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Disney’s The Lion King (London)

Disney’s The Lion King offer their Grand Circle seats for just £22.50 per student.

Watch in awe as giraffes strut, gazelles leap and birds swoop bringing the Serengeti, and the story of Simba, to life all around you… Ingenious puppetry, stunning effects and enchanting music will transport your class to the heart of the African Pridelands.

Over one million students have already experienced THE LION KING through its award-winning EDUCATION PROGRAMME. Developed by teachers, for teachers, curriculum-linked resources are available for free online to use as part of your trip.

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RSC’S Matilda The Musical (London)

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.

With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim MinchinMatilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Winner of over 100 international awards, including 24 for Best Musical, Matilda has been playing at the Cambridge Theatre in London’s West End for over a decade, where it continues to delight audiences of all ages.

As well as offering great rates for schools, the Royal Shakespeare Company have created a free online resource to give schools insights into the process of staging this award-winning musical at matildaschoolresources.com.

These include teacher notes full of ideas for how to prepare your students for seeing the production, and a programme of work which aims to give young people the inspiration, confidence and skills to develop their own writing.

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Tina – The Tina Turner Musical (London)

Tina Turner was one of the greatest musical artists the world has ever seen. From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her triumphant transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them!

Set to the pulse-pounding soundtrack of her much-loved hits, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is an exhilarating celebration of the artist we know and love. Now celebrating five years in the West End and presented in association with Tina Turner herself, this smash hit musical is written by Olivier Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Katori Hall and directed by the internationally acclaimed Phyllida Lloyd.

During her incredible life, Tina Turner won 12 Grammy Awards and her live shows were seen by millions, selling more concert tickets than any other solo performer in music history.

Presented in association with Tina Turner.

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Wicked (London)

Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire and twice voted ‘Best Theatre Production for Schools’ at the School Travel Awards, Wicked explores themes of self-esteem, identity, prejudice, fake news, and friendship.

Wicked Active Learning, the acclaimed production’s new education resource, connects teachers directly with the in-house sales team and provides web-hosted classroom resources (including free Anti-Bullying and Diversity, Inclusion + Wellbeing lesson plans and an interview with composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, discussing his musical themes and inspiration behind many of the show’s iconic songs, including ‘Defying Gravity’, which is a set work for Pearson Edexcel GCSE Music).

In support of learning outside the classroom and the delivery of cultural capital and personal development, Wicked provides more than 60% savings on tickets, free teacher ratios (with extra tickets purchasable) and a free 20-page guide to planning an education trip, including information to support a school’s risk assessment.

When booking tickets for Wicked, you can additionally request a 25-minute post-show Q&A following Wednesday 2.30pm performances. Q&As feature members of the cast and production team, subject to availability.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (London)

Inspire and challenge your students with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s specially crafted free education resource pack. The pack offers you and your students a range of classroom and education based activities before and after seeing the production, further information on how the production was staged, writing tasks, key themes and so much more.

A message to teachers from the producers Sonia Friedman & Colin Callender:
It is part of our ongoing mission to ensure that theatre is accessible to a new generation of audiences, and we want to give your students the opportunity to be transported into the Wizarding World through the magic of storytelling, imagination and stagecraft, in a production that only Harry Potter and the Cursed Child can offer.

We know your pupils will have a magical and unforgettable experience at the Palace Theatre as you leave the classroom and enter the world of Harry Potter on stage.

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The Play That Goes Wrong (London)

This hilarious production features an extraordinary range of theatrical techniques that are sure to energise your group’s studies. Showcasing the fundamentals of comedy, the truly original premise promises to inspire performers and playwrights of the future.

You all know the classic whodunnit story, there has been a murder at a country manor and an inspector is set on the case to find who the culprit is. However, when this plot is given to the accident-prone thespians, The Cornley Drama Society, everything that can go wrong… does!

The actors and crew battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences! Do you ever find out who murdered Charles Haversham? You’ll have to see for yourself!

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