Derby Theatre

The rehearsals have started!

We have started rehearsals for ‘Rufus Longbottom and the Space Rabbit’. The show features characters dreamt up by our workshop…

At Last! Space Rabbit is coming!

She is here! Well almost, you can see her first landing on Planet earth by clicking here and dates for…

A film from our R&D

Hello everyone. Here are a couple of songs filmed during the R&D. Have a listen and tell us what you…

Read all about it!

A fantastic piece from Alix Hawley reporting on the effect of Space Rabbit’s crash landing in the middle of Central…

Stop Press from Kirk Hallam!

Stop Press! Here is a really well presented and imaginative news report by Dallimore reporter, Tiegan Haywood. Read why Space…

Lovely work from Dallimore school

Here is some exquisite extra terrestial work from the children at Dallimore school. Rockets, space rabbits and aliens – all…

R&D 2 and a trip to Oxfordshire and Derbyshire

We are really looking forward to sharing more of the story and characters developed during our week of R&D with…

Queen Victoria and the Spider

Here’s a picture of Queen Victoria looking  very chic! And it’s no surprise as she is having a party in…

Emily Cookson’s Adventure

This is a terrific story – you won’t guess what happens in it but there is a surprise appearance from…

Sazu, Bird of the Amazon

Another wonderful story from the pupils at Ladywood Primary School – all about some adventurers who meet a bird called…

Frankie and the Spider

I really hope you are able to read this story written by Connor at Ladywood Primary School, all about Frankie…

I’m Still Young for my Age

Well, it has been an incredibly busy week of R&D. We have some really interesting characters to work with, Rufus…

Rufus Longbottom and friends

Today we have been working with some of the characters we met during the workshops – Captain Amelia Hook, Rufus…

Filament R&D week 1

Today has been the first day with our wonderful performers, KM, Lula, Rebecca, Simon and David and our designer, Tina….

Two Dallimore Grooves

Here are two of the grooves which pupils from Dallimore composed lead by David and Fran. In the first they…

Dallimore Story Sketches

Fran and David  worked with children from years 3-6 at Dallimore Primary School this week. The children have written characters and…

And a Willowtree Groove

Captain Amilia Hook

This is Captain Amilia Hook and her good ship. Captain Amilia is searching for gold. She is scared of sharks…

The Fantastic Scorpion Detector

Yesterday, we took some photos of some rather cunning inventions made my pupils at Ladywood school, as well as a picture…

David Sinniman

Today we met a cowboy baker from South America, called David Sinniman. He was involved in an accident in which…

St Johns Derby – here’s a new character

We met some wonderful characters yesterday in our work with St Johns Primary school in Belper, including Rufus Longbottom who…

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