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The best in watchable content from Royal & Derngate and our friends


Wise Children, Bristol Old Vic & Plush Theatricals present

Romantics Anonymous

Directed by Emma Rice

Book by Emma Rice, Lyrics by Christopher Dimond, Music by Michael Kooman

Based on the film Les Émotifs Anonymes written by Jean-Pierre Améris and Philippe Blasband

Directed by Emma Rice (Malory Towers, Wise Children, Tristan & Yseult), this beautiful new musical was meant to be on a tour of USA before the pandemic struck. We’re now delighted that it is returning, with this fully staged live stream coming direct from Bristol Old Vic to audiences at home.

Full details here

Headlong and Century Films to release 12 new digital plays on BBC4

Some of you may remember that we produced Richard III with Headlong last year.

Headlong and Century Films are releasing a series of 12 digital plays, using digital conference technology, written by a diverse group of celebrated writers in response to the extraordinary circumstances imposed by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Catch them on BBC4, the first being on Tue 26 May at 10pm.

Full details here


Our friends at The Wardrobe Ensemble release Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain to watch online

This enchanting show for 2 – 8 year olds is now available to watch online!

We’ve loved working with The Wardrobe Ensemble for the past few years. The most recent show we co-produced was The Last of the Pelican Daughters and before that, Education, Education, Education.

Enjoy this show all about a boy named Tim, who wants to be a sailor, but is much too young!

Listen to our brand new Digital Musical #ZoologicalSociety

We’re thrilled to have released a concept album for a brand new digital musical, #ZoologicalSociety. Written by multi-award-winners Vikki Stone and Katie Mulgrew, you can stream it now for FREE from all leading streaming services.

Please note, this album contains frequent strong language and adult themes.

Spotify | Apple Music | Amazon Music

Watch our music video for Marvin – Animation by Tim Wheatley

The Everywhere Bear is now online!

We loved co-producing this show back in 2018 and we’re thrilled that Polka Theatre have released a Story Time your child can listen to.

They also have a Puppet Workshop and a Family Activity Pack on their website, click here.

I Want My Hat Back – Free Performance For Children

Our friends over at Little Angel Theatre, who co-produced The Further Adventures Of The Owl And The Pussycat last December with us have released a puppet-filled adaptation of Jon Klassen’s beautiful picture book I Want My Hat Back – available until Sun 7 June

Spymonkey release weekly productions on Vimeo

Spymonkey have recently been releasing free recordings of their previous productions for a limited time only, including StiffMoby Dick and our co-production of The Complete Deaths.

For the latest information on what productions are currently available, head to their Twitter here. 

Watch the cast of We Will Rock You sing Bohemian Rhapsody with Brian May

Due to the current circumstances, all performances of We Will Rock You have now been rescheduled to Mon 12 – Sat 17 April next year.

If you’re needing your fix in the meantime, you can watch this fantastic performance from previous and present cast members as they sing Bohemian Rhapsody along with the legendary Brian May.

Watch Complicité’s critically acclaimed show The Encounter online

Our Made In Northampton production The Last Of The Pelican Daughters was co-produced by the fantastic company Complicité .

They have released their smash hit show The Encounter for a limited time only.

Available to watch from Fri 15 May 7pm (BST) to Fri 22 May 10pm (BST).

Don’t forget to wear headphones.

For full details on how to watch the show, click here.