An interest in books leads a local librarian to a primary school, where they discuss literature and favourite books and stories. The discovery of a strange mysterious locked book and a shared love of the book ‘How to Live Forever’ by Colin Thompson leads to the mysterious arrival of the Lost Lending Library.
Fran Moulds and Matthew Blake in The House Where Winter Lives.
Punchdrunk works to create the unforgettable theatrical experiences of the future.
The company has pioneered a game changing form of theatre in which roaming audiences experience epic storytelling inside sensory theatrical worlds.
Blending classic texts, physical performance, award-winning design installation and unexpected sites, the company’s infectious format rejects the passive obedience usually expected of audiences.
In 2008, Punchdrunk Enrichment began a groundbreaking experiment in reaching out to children, young people and the wider community with activities that focus on the innate creativity and imagination of the individual.
Fran has worked extensively with Punchdrunk, in particular co-creating and performing in many acclaimed Punchdrunk Enrichment shows.
Mr and Mrs Winter invite children to join them in their warm and welcoming cottage, as they are preparing for a winter feast. Unfortunately they’ve mislaid the key to their larder! The children join them on their journey through a secret forest to find the missing key.
A theatrical journey through Peter Grimes’ Aldeburgh. Lines between spaces, performer and spectator blur to create an unforgettable experience. This version sets the story somewhere between George Crabbe’s poem The Borough and Britten’s masterpiece, Peter Grimes. It takes audience members on individual theatrical journeys around Grimes’ town, following in his footsteps and hearing Britten’s score.
The Crash Of The Elysium was a live Doctor Who theatre adventure created especially for children and families and was conceived in close collaboration with Doctor Who’s creative team at the BBC, including Stephen Moffat and Tom McRae. The show has played to an audience of nearly 7,000 in Manchester and Ipswich.
Up, Up and Away brings to life the tale of Marianne Montgolfier, Vincent Lunardi and Bernard Blanchard. As story balloonists they travel the world, letting the wind carry them from place to place, collecting, gathering and telling stories.