Welcome to The Play House

The Play House provides exciting theatre and drama to stimulate the learning of children and young people.

We provide theatre-in-education tours, drama workshops, training and consultancy, with meaningful participation at the heart of everything we do.  click here if you want to find out more.

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From The Play House Blog


Spring Programme 2014

January 22nd, 2014

The new term has started and our programmes are beginning to out into schools. Malcolm is already touring with Little Red Hen, our ever popular KS1 programme that takes a fun look at numeracy ending with a loaf of lovely fresh bread. Juliet is rehearsing The Last Train with Lily that tells the story of […]

Simon T

Public Performances

January 9th, 2014

As part of the Birmingham Repertory Theatres First Stages programme, The Play House are adapting four popular Language Alive programmes for public performances. First Stages is the ideal way to introduce a new generation to the delights of theatre and features plays especially for nursery and primary school-aged children. Language Alive! First Stages – Spring/Summer 2014 […]

Gavin M


November 20th, 2013

Drawing on over 25 years of drama and theatre-in-education experience, we provide dynamic professional development in participatory drama in order to support teachers in practically acquiring and improving skills, knowledge and confidence in using drama as an exciting and effective learning medium. The Play House can offer whole school INSET over a day, half day […]

Latest Projects

Peep! SUMMER 2014: Creative play for Years 1 & 2
Pharaoh's Footsteps SUMMER 2014: Journey back to Ancient Egypt
Roll up! Roll up! SUMMER 2014: Nursery and reception go to the circus
Tapestry AUTUMN 2014: Exploring extremism with 13-18 year olds

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