Family fun at the Dukes

Published: 10 January 2023
Reporter: David Upton

Curious Investigators

Family theatre is to the fore at Lancaster Dukes Theatre ranging from shows suitable for 6-month-olds to shows for 5+ and their grown-ups.

  • Flotsam & Jetsam (February 4) is about two very different creatures that must learn to work together. Visual theatre with original music and puppetry.
  • toooB (March 4) is a wordless performance suitable for ages 6 - 24 month olds.
  • Curious Investigators (March) is an interactive engineering adventure for young scientists created in collaboration with engineering experts from Lancaster University.
  • Twirlywoos (March 8–9) are brought to life on stage with an hour of fun for all ages.
  • The King of Nothing (April) is an anarchic retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's Emperor's New Clothes.
  • The Singing Mermaid (May 30–31) sees three skilled performers, puppets and music & songs.
  • The Hero Next Door (June 16) is a celebration of difference, friendship and working together.