1 May - 4 Aug 2019 For everyone

New Shows For Schools

‘I ABSOLUTELY LOVE WHAT THE UNICORN DOES FOR OUR SCHOOL – IT IS ENGAGING, MOTIVATING AND INSPIRING IN EQUAL MEASURE!’ Headteacher

As the UK's leading theatre for young audiences we’re excited to announce all our new shows for primary and secondary schools. State schools are able to join our new Unicorn Schools Club for reductions up to £7 per ticket, and independent schools prices are at our subsidised rate of £10. 

For more information about how we work with schools, including our teacher CPD training, resources and workshops, visit the PRIMARY and SECONDARY pages of the website. If you have any questions contact us on schools@unicorntheatre.com.


2017 / 18 SEASON

5 - 29 Jun 2018 | For Nursery - Year 1
An astonishingly clever, sometimes melancholic and outrageously funny play, based on the iconic picture book by David McKee.
Free teacher resources

2018 / 19 SEASON ON SALE 15 MAY 2018

13 Sep - 6 Oct 2018 | For Year 12 and above
Combining vivid storytelling with reflections on sexuality, class and power, this new adaptation of Édouard Louis’ acclaimed autobiographical novel is filled with hope, love, lust and anger.
Free teacher resources, workshops & CPD. 

18 Sep - 27 Oct 2018 | For Years 4 - 6
An inspiring show about the creative potential inside all of us by Polarbear, one of the UK’s most respected spoken-word artists.
Free teacher resources available soon, workshops & CPD.

TRUTH OR DARE....
19 - 21 Oct 2018 | For Years 12 - 13
Lies Pauwels brings together seven young adults, three supermodels and a priest in a show that pushes the boundaries of truth, creating a world in which nothing is obvious, yet everything is recognisable.

13 Nov 2018 - 6 Jan 2019 | For Nursery - Year 1
During the long, cold winter, Mr Penguin carefully guards his egg. But he’s not feeling too confident about it… A heart-warming tale about a child and parent learning how to thrive in spite of the odds.
In-school family workshops available. 

13 Nov 2018 - 6 Jan 2019 | For Years 4 and above
This Christmas, meet a world of wicked witches, gallant princes and frightening forest creatures in these gleefully dark and much-loved tales.
Free resources available soon, workshops & CPD. 

READY STEADY COLOUR'S CHRISTMAS FEAST
15 - 27 Dec 2018 | For Years 1 - 4
Take a seat in our make-believe Christmas restaurant, choose your ‘food’ and colour it in.

26 Jan - 10 Mar 2019 | For Years 4 - 7
A bold, contemporary and playful take on the ancient myth.
Free teacher resources available soon, CPD & workshops. 

2 Feb - 10 Mar 2019 | For Nursery - Year 1
This surreal, funny and carefully crafted physical performance explores the weather and takes delight in discovering the world anew.
Free teacher resources available soon, in-school family workshops & CPD.

21 Mar - 28 Apr 2019 | For Years 2 - 5 
This absurdist masterpiece of hope, humour and failure, has been adored by critics and children for the last 12 years.  

THE POLAR BEARS GO, GO, GO!
26 Mar - 28 Apr 2019 | For Nursery - Year 1 
Join two very lovable but slightly hapless Polar Bears on their holiday adventures  in this smart, sharply observed and funny show.
Free teacher resources available soon, in-school family workshops.

11 May - 2 Jun 2019 | For Years 6 and above
The English National Opera and the Unicorn join forces to create a new production of Purcell’s powerful and emotional masterpiece.

16 Jun - 4 Aug 2019 | For Reception - Year 2 or Years 3 - 7 
Some of our favourite writers have rewritten their favourite fable for our Unicorn audience. This celebration of ancient and new is a tribute to how fresh, bold and vibrant the classics remain today.
Free resources available Autumn 2018 & CPD. 

SEE IT FIRST! - FREE TEACHER EVENT: TUES 20 NOV, 4PM

Join us for wine, cheese and a short talk about all our new productions and Schools’ Programme, before watching the show at 7pm. Free, booking required. Includes tickets to Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales press performance at 7pm.

PROJECTS AND TRAINING

TEACHER CPD TRAINING (FREE)
Our popular training days combine an active, creative exploration of the play with practical training in the use of drama, supporting you to feel confident exploring productions back at school.
Primary info / Secondary info

THE YEAR 7 PROJECT
- AUTUMN TERM
A transition project specifically for Year 7 students around Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales that develops confidence, communication, emotional literacy and builds positive relationships between peers.
More information coming soon!

COLLABORATE 
A year-long partnership that gives teachers and pupils unparalleled access to theatre and the opportunity to place a whole school focus on creative learning.
Primary info / Secondary info

HOW TO BOOK TICKETS

STANDARD TICKETS £10 PER PUPIL (one teacher free per 10 booked)  
Call the Box Office on 020 7645 0560 or use our online booking form. We're happy to provisionally reserve tickets for one week. 
 
UNICORN SCHOOLS CLUB (for state schools)
A new scheme offering cheaper tickets for schools who want to emphasise creative learning across all year groups. Tickets from £7. More information.

SUBSIDISED TICKETS
We are able to offer further subsidy for schools who face significant financial barriers. Contact us to find out more.   

Find us

The nearest tube is London Bridge, between a 5–10 minute walk away. Coach parking is available on Tooley Street. 

GET IN TOUCH

Have questions? Give us a call on 020 7645 0544 or email schools@unicorntheatre.com.   

USEFUL DOWNLOADS

VISIT THE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL PAGES.

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