Delve into our trunk of tremendous tales and join Really Big Pants Theatre Company on amazing adventures!

Presenting theatre with serious messages in a playful way
Our awesome shows use the primary curriculum (and some really big pants) to inspire, educate, and entertain children aged 3-11 in your school, arts centre or community venue

SUDDENLY…!: a fast, fun twist on traditional tales for KS1 and KS2 (ages 6-11)
PLUNDERED!: an environmental quest battling a dastardly litterbug pirate for Reception, KS1 and KS2 (ages 5-11)
WONKY: tackling bullying and self-esteem via rap (and wonky vegetables) for Y2-6 (ages 7-11)
CLARE AND CORY SHARE A (GLORIOUS) STORY: a, erm, glorious story about sharing, exploring, and daring for EYFS/KS1 (ages 3-7)
THE REALLY BIG LOVE BOOK DAY PLAY: a short show packed with puppets with live and online versions, tempting children to pick up a book for EYFS/KS1 (ages 3-7)
ISN’T SCIENCE AMAZING!: a highly visual online treat encouraging children to be curious about the world for EYFS/KS1 (ages 3-7)
THE RHYMES AND CRIMES OF NAUGHTY JACK: an online extravaganza using puppets and rhymes to support phonics and play for EYFS/KS1 (ages 3-7)
A GHOST STORY: a spooky short online show with a creative writing challenge for Y5-6 (ages 9-11)… if you’re brave enough…

ADVENTURERS ASSEMBLE!  We are v(&a) excited to be partnering with the Young V&A Museum for a story-making project!  Marking the 150th birthday of the V&A this summer, we’ll be visiting primary schools in Tower Hamlets with a time-travelling adventure, encouraging children to imagine and create stories inspired by objects from the fabulous collection, and visit the Young V&A when it reopens in June 2023!

We are thrilled to be part of the Bitesize Festival at the fabulous Riverside Studios in west London this summer!  Join us for our live show CLARE & CORY SHARE A (GLORIOUS) STORY for ages 3-7 at 11am or 2pm (or both!) on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July.  There’ll be fun activity sheets and stickers afterwards, and the opportunity to buy signed copies of the accompanying picture book.  The festival might be bite-sized, but our pants are really big… see you there!

Our show CLARE & CORY SHARE A (GLORIOUS) STORY is all about the joys of reading a book and then exploring the countryside, so it’s a real pleasure to be performing it in the wonderful town of books in the glorious countryside: Hay-on-Wye!  Join us for family fun at The Globe at Hay at 2.45pm on Sunday 24 July!

It’s our eighth birthday in July and to celebrate we are partnering with our friends at the lovely libraries in our local London borough to offer ALL primary schools in Hammersmith and Fulham a FREE viewing of our online show THE RHYMES & CRIMES OF NAUGHTY JACK for EYFS/KS1!  Simply email us at and we will send you the link, valid until the end of the summer term, and the accompanying resource sheet.  The show is packed full of phonics and puppets and, as well as being an ideal end-of-term treat, it’s perfect for encouraging children to sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge afterwards!  Hooray!  Watch the trailer here:

Looking for awesome affordable educational ONLINE entertainment?  Nothing beats the experience of live theatre but (despite technology not being our strong suit) we adapted to the challenges of these times and now have online shows (aka ‘sheer joy’) to share with schools far and wide on their smartboards and with home learners.  So pop open the popcorn and join us online for some amazing adventures on the really big screen (although if you’re watching on your phone, it will be a really small screen).  And watch this space too – we’re currently creating a fantastic festive offering, TIS THE SEASON.  Our very own Really Big Panto!

We’ve been sharing news about our really big pants on Twitter and Facebook for ages, but we’re now on Instagram too; have a look.  (Are we too old for TikTok…?)

And check out our YouTube channel – as well as all the trailers for our online shows, we’ve recorded some readings of our stories and poems and bits and bobs.   Watch a taste of our theatre shows below!  Stay safe, keep smiling, and keep sharing stories.  Love from Joe and Willow and our really big pants xx

  •  Thrilling theatre!  Stupendous stories!  Exciting education!

And some really big pants