1 Sep - 4 Aug 2019 For everyone

New Shows For Schools 2018/19

‘I absolutely love what the Unicorn does for our school - it is engaging, motivating and inspiring in equal measure!' - Headteacher
Welcome to our 18-19 season for primary and secondary school age pupils. Tickets are just £10 per pupil and further subsidy can be sought by state schools through our Early Bird Offer or Unicorn Schools Club.

Around many of our shows we offer free teacher CPD training, free downloadable resources and in-school workshops from £120. Visit our Primary and Secondary webpages for full details.

Sign up to our teacher mailing list to stay in the loop about our offer. If you'd like a chat about any aspect of our programme, or make a booking, contact schools@unicorntheatre.com.

2018 / 19 SEASON


13 Sep - 6 Oct 2018 | For School Years 11 & above

An adaptation of Édouard Louis’ acclaimed autobiographical novel reflecting on sexuality, class and power. Here following premiere at Edinburgh International Festival.
Free teacher resources, free CPD and in-school workshops from £120

18 Sep - 27 Oct 2018 | For School 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, free CPD and in-school workshops from £120

Truth or Dare...
19 - 21 Oct 2018 | For School Years 12 and above
Seven young adults, three supermodels and a priest in a show that pushes the boundaries of truth. By renowned company Hetpalais (Belgium). 

13 Nov 2018 - 6 Jan 2019 | For Nursery - Year 1

A heart-warming tale about a father penguin and baby penguin learning how to thrive in spite of the odds.

13 Nov 2018 - 6 Jan 2019 | For  School Years 4 & above

This Christmas, meet a world of wicked witches, gallant princes and frightening forest creatures.
Free teacher resources (primary and Year 7 Project versions), free CPD and in-school workshops from £120

Christmas Feast
15 - 27 Dec 2018 | For School Years 1 - 3
Take a seat in our make-believe Christmas restaurant, choose your ‘food’ and colour it in.


26 Jan - 10 Mar 2019 | For School Years 4 - 7

A bold, contemporary and playful take on the ancient myth.
Free teacher resources available, free CPD and in-school workshops from £120

2 Feb - 10 Mar 2019 | For Nursery - School Year 1

This surreal, funny and carefully crafted physical performance explores the weather in all its forms.
Free teacher resources available & free CPD

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

The Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!

26 Mar - 28 Apr 2019 | For Nursery - School Year 1 

Join two very lovable but slightly hapless Polar Bears on their holiday adventures. A smart and gently funny show.
Free teacher resources available


11 May - 2 Jun 2019 | For School Years 7 & above

The English National Opera and the Unicorn join forces to create a new production of Purcell’s powerful masterpiece. 

Free teacher resources available.

16 Jun - 4 Aug 2019
For Reception - School Year 2 / School Years 3 - 7 
A celebration of ancient and new. A tribute to how fresh, bold and vibrant these classics remain today.
Free teacher resources available & free CPD

Plan your season
Download our schools season planner

TUE 20 NOV, 5.15pm

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 Grimm Tales press performance at 7pm. 



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

In-School Workshops
Workshops are bookable for The End of Eddy, Mouth Open, Grimm Tales and Icarus. They cost £120 for state schools and £220 for independent schools.

The Year 7 Project 
- Autumn Term
A transition project specifically for Year 7 students around Grimm Tales that develops confidence, communication, emotional literacy and builds positive relationships between peers.

£7.50 per student for state schools / £10 per student for independent schools (with one teacher free per 10 tickets booked). Includes show tickets, places on the teacher CPD session, access to the scheme of work and support from the Unicorn Learning team. More information


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)
Our scheme offering cheaper tickets for schools who want to put a whole schools focus on creative learning. Tickets from £7 plus other benefits. More information.
Subsidised Tickets
We 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

Give us a call on 020 7645 0560 or email schools@unicorntheatre.com.   

Useful downloads

Useful info for schools
Online booking form
Ice cream and refreshments pre-order form and ingredient information
Risk assessment information
Making a Difference in Schools - case studies doc 

More info


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