Aimed at ages 5-11
Step inside Geppetto’s workshop and hear the tale of a puppet that wants to be a real boy, and a puppet maker who wants to be a real father. Watch as Pinocchio is carved on stage, paint brushes come to life as foxes and the shadow of two saws transform into a giant fish.
An element of improvisation adds to the magic, as no two performances are exactly the same.
Puppetry, shadows, illusion and original music combine to create a show that is inventive, witty and has a big heart.
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Pinocchio is aimed at ages 5 – 11. Children at the younger end of the range can enjoy the adventures of a naughty puppet and the participation and visual aspects of the show. Older audience members can enjoy the improvisation and slapstick humour. There is mild threat from a circus owner and a scary shadow scene with a large fish just before the happy ending.
Tickets for school groups are £6.50 per person (weekdays before 3 pm, during Islington term time only).
Please note maximum schools capacity for shows at our Theatre is 115 per show.
Our Educational Pack will be available shortly.
Saturday 25 June 2022, 11 am
No online booking – please call 020 7226 1787
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Written by Carlo Collodi
Adapted by Louise Warren
Performed by and additional material by Steve Tiplady
Directed by Alex Martin and Sally Todd
Puppet direction by Sue Buckmaster
Music by Hannah Marshall
Puppets made by Peter O’Rourke and Michael Fowkes
Despite changing government restrictions, we will still have additional measures in place to keep our staff, performers and families safe.
Please note: we strongly encourage taking lateral flow tests prior to attending. While masks are no longer mandatory, we highly recommend wearing one when visiting our venues.