Sheherazade, in an attempt to save herself from certain death, must tell a tale every night to the villainous Shahriyar or else it's the chop for her! Puppets, storytelling and music bring lesser known Arabian tales to life in this magical and colourful production. A bold, spellbinding collection of tales.

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Archive listings for Arabian Nights

Work type: Kids show.


Presented byTheatre School Summer Company. Director Sophie Jacobs-Wyburn.
22 Aug 19 to 25 Aug 19Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
listing details L384385145


Company Story Pocket Theatre (in association with Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud). Adapted by Adam Forde. Director Julia Black. Director Adam Forde. Music David Perkins.
27 Jul 18 to 28 Jul 18Theatr Clwyd, Mold :: V810
listing details L02139801864
22 Dec 16Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury :: V925
listing details L887208823
23 Dec 15 to 24 Dec 15Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax :: V1098014226
listing details L01211772931
14 Nov 15Quarterhouse, Folkestone :: V911474519
listing details L0214540425
21 Jun 15Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham :: V0165922284
listing details L0741263043
20 Jun 15Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
listing details L01761047561
30 May 15Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield :: V972
listing details L1542943093
23 May 15 to 24 May 15Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L01350721303
9 May 15The Lights, Andover :: V01975093207
listing details L01812436274


The Man in the Moon and Sheila Laughton present their Christmas production of Arabian Nights. Featuring a young talented cast, this is an Arabian adventure for the entire family.Presented byThe Man in the Moon. Presented bySheila Laughton.
18 Dec 14 to 21 Dec 14Electric Theatre, Guildford :: V01732805351
listing details L0317391150


Most suitable for ages 4+. Running time: 1hrCompany Story Pocket Theatre.
28 Oct 14 to 2 Nov 14The Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol :: V1384579886
listing details L1566428470
6 Mar 14 to 8 Mar 14Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
listing details L1378662586


Age 3+Company Theatre of Widdershins.
30 Oct 10The Lights, Andover :: V01975093207
listing details L1370753461
10 Oct 10Arts Depot, Outer London :: V320
listing details L0608440294
2 Oct 10Derby Theatre, Derby :: V1830193620
listing details L1876158017
29 May 10Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield :: V972
listing details L01385664108
15 Apr 10The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
listing details L0447353921
7 Apr 10 to 9 Apr 10Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate :: V942
listing details L1673499791
8 May 05Watermans Arts Centre, Outer London :: V339
listing details L01172774676
30 Jan 05Brentwood Theatre, Brentwood :: V1024
listing details L0107908533
30 Nov 03Little Angel Theatre, Inner London :: V209
listing details L931248293
15 Nov 03Norwich Puppet Theatre, Norwich :: V70
listing details L348905345
28 Sep 03Watermans Arts Centre, Outer London :: V339
listing details L541328593
27 Sep 03Jacksons Lane, Outer London :: V312
listing details L01747850199
30 Aug 03The Library Theatre, Luton :: V02027386231
listing details L0895931479
14 Jun 03BAC (Battersea Arts Centre), Inner London :: V168
listing details L0241661628
17 Apr 03Mercury Theatre, Colchester :: V37
listing details L928348607


Company Group 64 Youth Theatre.
14 Dec 06 to 17 Dec 06Putney Arts Theatre, Outer London :: V363
listing details L1135516991


Producer Derby Playhouse. Director Stephen Edwards. Design Toni Jane Bysouth. Sound Matt McKenzie. Lighting Tina MacHugh. Choreographer Caimin Collins. Director Kelvin Towse (music). Performer Glenn Carter. Performer Mark Carlisle. Performer Christipher Chilton. Performer Aura Deva. Performer Lucien MacDougall. Performer Simon Thomas. Performer Josephine Welcome. Performer Kirsty Yates.
3 Dec 05 to 28 Jan 06Derby Theatre, Derby :: V1830193620
listing details L0988565806


Promenade Performance. Arabian Nights will be performed at the Goodwood Estate and the audience will follow the production on foot through a variety of locations, including across uneven ground.Company Chichester Festival Youth Theatre. Adapted by Dominc Cooke. Director Dale Rooks.
4 Aug 05 to 13 Aug 05Minerva Theatre, Chichester :: V1310317653
listing details L917048008


Company Yvonne Arnaud's Youth Theatre. Book by Adam Forde. Lyrics Adam Forde. Music David Perkins. Director Julia Vlack. Director Adam Forde. Director David Perkins (music). Design Sharon Davey.
30 Jun 05 to 2 Jul 05Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
listing details L977521812


Age 5+Company Forest Forge Theatre Company.
16 Dec 04The Quay Arts Centres, Newport :: V842
listing details L554387375

Other listings

9 Apr 05Jacksons Lane, Outer London :: V312
listing details L1037303401
19 Mar 05Anglia Ruskin Drama Studio, Cambridge :: V20
listing details L1816469768

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