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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


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 […]

Kimberley Allsopp

On tour with Rainforest Symphony

October 21st, 2014

I’ve been touring with Simon, playing the role of Hourani in Rainforest Symphony. We have completed 2 weeks of this tour, visiting several different schools around Birmingham, two libraries and day of public performances in The Door at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. It is wonderful to see children’s reactions as they find their school hall […]


First Stages at The REP

September 19th, 2014

We’re really pleased to be presenting our work again as part of the Birmingham REP’s First Stages theatre for children programme in The Door. We’re best known for our Language Alive touring theatre in education work in primary schools, working with children all over Birmingham and the West Midlands in over 500 performances each year. […]

Latest Projects

Bag of Beans SPRING 2015 - Jack & the Beanstalk, Key Stage 1
By the River Bank SPRING 2015 - Early Years programme inspired by Wind in the Willows
The Romans SPRING 2015 - Britain and the Romans for Key Stage 2
Tapestry SPRING 2015 - Exploring extremism with 13-18 year olds

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