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)
Looking for awesome affordable educational online entertainment? Nothing beats the experience of live theatre but (despite technology not being our strong suit) we have adapted to the challenges of these times and now have THREE online shows to share with schools on their smartboards and with home learners.
We’ve created a brand new show for EYFS/KS1 classes and families called THE REALLY BIG LOVE BOOK DAY PLAY. Described as “sheer joy” by Putnoe Primary, it’s a highly visual 20 minute treat especially for online viewing to encourage young children to pick up a book.
It’s Book Day and Joe wants to read. But Willow wants to play.
That pesky book! She’ll try anything to tempt Joe away (even really big pants).
But what does she find in the toy basket to make her change her mind?
It’s a great way to celebrate reading all year round and is only £30. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make your booking and we will send you the link. You can play it to different classes at different times over a week and share it with home learners. For an extra £20 we’d be delighted to have an online Q&A session with your children too. You can also order any of our books featured in the show through us at a discount for your school library or any home packs you are sending out, which makes for happy reading (and happy playing)!
“Such an endearing show which combines the value of reading and playing with a wonderful sense of fun” Assistant head, Cheapside Primary
“Our children were completely engrossed… brilliant” Reception team, St Richard’s Primary
“I really enjoyed it because it was funny” 4yo, Whitefield Primary
Plus we have our hour-long storytelling show and anti-bullying show online for just £60 each! Head straight to SUDDENLY…! or WONKY to find out all about them, and the accompanying resource packs, pre-show activities and illustrated books!
We are so excited to be bringing our beloved shows to the really big screen (although if you watch them on your phone, it will be a really small screen), so pop open the popcorn and join us online for some amazing adventures!
And for just £20 more, we’d be delighted to have a Zoom/Teams Q&A session with your children.
“The kids absolutely adored the show. It was so immersive and interactive despite being on the IWB. They went home laughing their socks off. I just wanted you to know that you brought some well deserved and much needed joy to the kids – big and small!” Y4 teacher, Old Oak Primary
“Thank you so much for your amazing Q&A session. The children were buzzing for the rest of the day and loved creating their own interpretation of the genie!” Y3 teacher, Linton Heights Junior School
Our 2020 diary was jam-packed full of bookings, and we are crossing our fingers we will be back live on stage in theatres, arts centres, in bookshops, libraries, museums, at literary festivals – you name it – very soon. Our first rebooking is for our show, CLARE & CORY SHARE A (GLORIOUS) STORY, at The Cockpit Theatre in London in September, and we cannot wait! Plus come the warmer weather, this show can also be performed outdoors. There are only two of us, and we adhere to the government guidelines of work practice. And we are very alert.
During the first lockdown, we wrote a brand new adventure for Grandma and Red, beloved heroines from our storytelling show, SUDDENLY…!, and shared a page daily on Twitter and Facebook. Not only that but our very own voice artist extraordinaire, Willow Nash, narrated an audio version of each page which we shared too. And you can get acquainted with Grandma and Red by downloading the original audiobook for FREE on the Cloudaloud app.
So, hooray for EVEN SUDDENLIER…! – read the whole story here!
PS We named the baddie Mr Covid. His daughter is called Corona. She’s 19. They WILL be vanquished. Especially when Grandma introduces her old friend Bevan Enaitchess.
And if you’re really missing us – behold our video… get a little taste of our shows! A REALLY BIG THANK YOU to the marvellous Maya McAllister Demangeat for editing it for us so beautifully. Stay safe, keep smiling, and keep sharing stories. We can’t wait to see you again soon. Love from Joe and Willow and our really big pants xx
- Thrilling theatre! Stupendous stories! Exciting education!
And some really big pants