Leeds Children's Theatre is delighted to announce that their next production will be
THE AMAZING MAURICE AND HIS EDUCATED RODENTS
adapted by Stephen Briggs
16-19 November 2016
Carriageworks Theatre, Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 3AD
Maurice is no ordinary cat. He’s amazing. He can think, he can talk … and he has a perfect scam going. All he needs to pull it off is an army of intelligent rats and one stupid-looking kid. But when the gang enter Bad Blintz, the town they have decided to con next, they soon realise that all is not as it should be – and decide to investigate.
Three squads of rats spread out under the town, their mission to dismantle traps, bury poison, do some serious fiddling, and to find out exactly what those resident rat-catchers are up to...
Our "Amazing Maurice" website
The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents won Terry Pratchett the Carnegie Medal, children's literature's highest award, in 2001.
Set in Terry Pratchett's widely popular Discworld ... when one of the world's most acclaimed fantasy writers turns a classic fairy tale on its head, no one will ever look at the Pied Piper—or rats—the same way again!
FAO Leeds Children's Theatre members:
W/C 6 June 2016 - cancelled Sat Workshop, meeting & rehearsals. more details
Summer Showcase 2016 rehearsal schedule (provisional, 26 April 2016)
Saturday Workshop Showcase:
Saturday 2 July 2016, at the Carriageworks Theatre (studio). Further details about this Greenroom show now updated- flyer and reply slip for people taking part.
5 September 2015
Our success at the Leeds Civic Arts Guild Awards - more
"The aim of Leeds Children's Theatre is to produce plays suitable for children, the players to be either children or adults or both, as is necessary for the production". This was drawn into the constitution in April 1937 and it remains the aim of Leeds Children's Theatre today.