Working Theatre Wolverhampton




Working Theatre Wolverhampton

Working Theatre
Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley Street, Wolverhampton WV1 4AN
07445 272 478

Working Theatre is a company limited by guarantee (8723713)
registered at the above address

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Working Theatre brings you the best of touring performances.

A professional team with many years of experience.

High quality touring pantomimes at a very competitive price.

Motivational theatre and workshops with qualified group leaders.

Issue-based drama and workshops: child sexual exploitation, racism, arson awareness and other burning issues.

The members of Working Theatre are a team formed from

some of the core professionals who spent many years

with Zip Theatre in Wolverhampton until closure in 2013.

Artistic Director Jon Lingard-Lane

is joined by other key members of Zip’s old team,

as well as a younger group of vibrant newcomers.

Red Riding Hood

Brand New Show for 2018

is on tour for December 2018 and January  2019

To make a booking enquiry click here to email Working Theatre

or ring: 07445 272478

Working Theatre's touring pantomimes are a special treat for children of all ages. Traditional stories are given

a humorous and contemporary treatment

which delights young and family audiences everywhere,

as enthusiastic responses from our audiences demonstrate.

Combining the magical elements of traditional modern panto - bright and sparkly costumes, colourful expressive scenery,

popular sing along and dance routines

and plenty of jokes and comedy

- all coupled with professional enthusiasm that

never fails to engage young people.

Jon Lingard

The Promise

Independent Advice & Guidance for Schools

"This production is a first rate piece of musical theatre

which fuses popular culture, music and comedy. It is an excellent

and thought-provoking show, pitched perfectly to address issues

that young people face. Working Theatre always present in a

magnificently professional and enthusiastic manner.

Thoroughly recommended"

Paul Bellamy, Director, Wider Learning

The Promise is an engaging, motivational programme

aimed at students in Years 8, 9 & 10 which

explores options, doubts and new opportunities

in an entertaining and accessible format.

With fantastic characters, live music,

plenty of action and high quality drama delivered by

an experienced professional team, The Promise

is an experience that students will not forget

when making choices about their future options.

“The Promise is fantastic! From the moment the show starts until

the rapturous applause at the end, the performers hold the audience's attention with popular characters from film, amazing sound and light

and endless gags and humour. The messages about progression routes, opportunities and challenges come through clearly as well.”

Sue Blakemore, Aimhigher Newcastle-on-Tyne

The Promise is fun but it has a serious message.

The play includes popular music and colourful characters

and the intention is that young people will be encouraged

to consider their post 16 options.

The Promise successfully provides students with

necessary advice and guidance about post-16

options and career pathways

in an effective and accessible format.

The Promise by Lesley Beaumont The Promise by Lesley Beaumont

Motivational Workshops

As well as performances of accurate, informative,

professionally superb plays, Working Theatre is expert at

producing specially tailored workshops across the whole

range of the National Curriculum.

If you're looking for an innovative way to engage, inform

and educate, contact Working Theatre

today and we'll work with you to develop ideas!

Previous successful issue-based workshops from Working

Theatre have focussed on team building,

child sexual exploitation, racism, bullying,

arson awareness, health education, as well as

arts-based teaching of language skills and

development of performance arts skills.

Workshops are delivered in a safe, structured framework and participants of all ages have fun while they learn.

Sparx - raising awareness of dangers of arson Motivational Workshops Pantomime!

To Book a Performance of

Red Riding Hood


or ring Working Theatre on:

07445 272478

Zip Theatre was formed in Wolverhampton in 1980.

The company pioneered theatre, music and community arts in Wolverhampton

and beyond and worked successfully for 33 years until closure in 2013

Some of Zip Theatre’s achievements are outlined in the following web pages: