Welcome to The Play House

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

We are best known for our Language Alive! touring programmes that stimulate the learning of children and young people. Since our inception in 1986, we have built a reputation for delivering high quality, engaging work supported by comprehensive and practical resources for teachers.

We provide theatre-in-education tours, drama workshops, training and consultancy, with meaningful participation at the heart of everything we do.

Find out about the latest news & projects below or contact us if you’ve got any specific questions or would like to book a programme.



From The Play House Blog

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Drama offer for new KS1 programme

March 12th, 2015

In preparation for our Autumn 2015 schools tour, we have a limited number of pilot sessions available in June of our brand new KS1 drama programme Rummage. The pilot sessions are priced at just £100. Rummage is an exciting new programme for KS1, using creative storytelling and puppetry to explore the imaginative possibilities of the […]

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Spring 2015 Tours

January 29th, 2015

January started with a very busy and energetic rehearsal period in preparation for this term’s projects, a great way to burn off all that goose fat consumed over the holidays! This week, Malcolm has started the tour of Bag of Beans, our Key Stage 1 programme set in the world of the traditional tale of […]


Under the Stars – Public Performances

November 4th, 2014

Following the success of our regular appearances in The Door as part of The REP’s First Stages programme of theatre for children, we’re presenting something a bit special in the run up to Christmas. Under the Stars is a magical adventure into the world of the Arabian Nights for children aged 5 – 8, taking […]

Latest Projects

About Language Alive Further information & booking
Little Red SUMMER 2015 - An interactive retelling of Little Red Riding Hood for KS2
Out of the Box SUMMER 2015 - Greek Myths & legends (KS1)

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