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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

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. […]


Autumn 2014

September 9th, 2014

The new school year is well under way and we are all busy preparing the programme for this term. Malcolm is in rehearsal with Director Pete Wynne-Wilson and actor Julie Baker devising our new programme that marks the centenary of the start of WW1, Foreign Fields. Juliet is working with Arabic speaking actor Nadia Kemp-Sayfi […]

Latest Projects

A Tale to tell AUT 14 - Exploring the rich world of Arabic storytelling (Years 3 & 4)
Foreign Fields AUT 14 - Commemorating the centenary of World War 1 (KS2)
Rainforest Symphony AUT 14 - A musical journey into the rainforest for KS1
Tapestry AUT 14 - Exploring extremism with 13-18 year olds

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