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5 Children & It

5 Children & It

Based on the novel by E.Nesbit, Anthea and her brothers and sister live in a sleepy small northern town. She’s longing for a bit of adventure, but there’s nothing to do! Until one day, they make a strange discovery on Scarborough beach…

Join Anthea, as she tells her magical story through music, story-telling and puppetry. Sometimes the best adventure’s can happen on your own doorstep.

Developed with support from Arts Council England, York Theatre Royal, & in association with Explore, 5 Children & It is ready to tour to venues & theatres now, with their first performances being at Sheffield Theatres as part of their Together Season earlier this year.

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Writer/Performer – Anna Soden

Director – Kate Veysey

Music and Lyrics – Jim Harbourne