The Princess and the Pea by Mike Kenny
In this new fantastical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Princess and the Pea, Mike Kenny and the inventive tutti frutti team create a funny, original, beautiful retelling of this familiar tale.
Not for the faint hearted… fake Princesses… or those who have trouble sleeping at night!
The Boy Who Cried Wolf by Mike Kenny
A beautiful new wintery tale inspired by the famous Aesop fable adapted by Mike Kenny with a gifted ensemble of actor musicians who play the delightful characters, funny sheep and perhaps a scary wolf or two…
Hue Boy has a problem that everyone is talking about…..he is small and doesn’t seem to be growing “at all, at all”.
In celebration of our 21st birthday, we present Mike Kenny's Rapunzel. A story about a girl who is taken away from what she knows and protected from all the things that she loves.
Hare and Tortoise
Meet two competing friends in this fantastic adaptation of Aesop’s fable; a story about racing, opposites, time and friendship. The Hare and Tortoise in the greatest race on earth with a nail biting, seconds ticking, medal winning end…
Animal Tails was performed at York Theatre Royal from 22 – 25 June 2011.
“Can I go to the Moon?” asked Baby Bear.“No you can’t,” said Mrs Bear. “It’s bathtime. Anyway, you’d have to find a rocket first.” Undeterred, Baby Bear finds a rocket, packs a picnic and visits the moon, accompanied by a friendly owl he meets along the way.
When We Lived in Uncle’s Hat
It’s a play about how a family makes a house. And it doesn’t matter where you live – whether it’s an up house or a down house, or an outhouse or a townhouse – who you live with is the important bit.
Under the Parasol
Be transported to a Caribbean village through this heart-warming storytelling performance. tutti frutti’s most experienced performer Stewart Thomas will bring to life the Smarties prize winning book Hue Boy to children aged 4-7.
Reluctantly Little Jack has to stay with Grandad for a whole afternoon, so when, to Little Jack’s great surprise, Grandad reveals that he is not ALL that he appears a whole new adventure begins. There is more to Grandad than meets the eye and he holds a delightful secret that is not so gloomy after all!
If Only The Lonely Were Home
This fabulous new production, presented by the ever popular tutti frutti in collaboration with York Theatre Royal, told a story of loss, loneliness and love. With beautiful movement and live music tutti frutti yet again brought their unique style to this new piece.
Billy is a bit of a worrier.
He worries about hats…
He worries about shoes…
He worries so much he can’t sleep.
Luckily Grandma knows what he needs to help him overcome his fears…
Tutti frutti Productions takes the much-loved family favourite, Jack and the Beanstalk and other Jack stories from around the globe, to bring you a funny, fantastical, and sometimes scary, fable of a budding hero and a bad tempered big guy.
The Girl Who Lost Her Smile
When Jehan smiled by day, the sun shone brightly over the wondrous city of Baghdad, when she smiled by night, the stars glittered and sparkled. But one morning gloom falls over the city, Jehan had lost her smile. Based on the book by Karim Alrawi.
The story of a girl who should have know better! In association with The Lawrence Batley Theatre.
Owl and the Pussycat
Edward Lear’s nonsense poems has enchanted generations and is, without a doubt, ridiculous. With this in mind, tutti frutti have created a show that is good fun, engaging, occasionally mischievous and just a bit bonkers.
Along the way, we encounter a mysterious storyteller, a spirited Princess, a rather unusual Genie- and a double-crossing sorcerer, whose hunger for riches and power leads Aladdin into mortal peril. In association with The Lawrence Batley Theatre.
Will Cinderella get to go to the Royal Ball and dance with her Runaway Prince? Not if her stepmother has anything to do with it, and certainly not without the help of her devoted friend Tom- a rather unusual cat!
Humpty Goes Splatt!
Funny, engaging, occasionally wicked and slightly bonkers theatre for anyone over the age of 3.
Candy and Flopps
Devised by tutti frutti
Long, long ago, in a mythical Russian Kingdom, the wealthy Tsar Saltan lived with his son Ivan and daughter Katooshka. Ivan sets out on a perilous journey to capture the coveted Firebird and win back his father’s favour.
The Emperor’s New Clothes
Devised by tutti frutti
A shiny new bell is the perfect present… until its sound disappears. Wheels & chains, saddles and frames all come together to make… Bike!
Beauty and the Beast
A family falls from wealth to poverty and just as things start to look brighter, the simple request for nothing more than a rose, has us plummeting towards disaster! But all is not lost. In association with The Lawrence Batley Theatre.
Basket-Wallah weaves together dance, theatre, (…and baskets!), into a host of secrets, stories and SURPRISES!