News

Signs of the Time project receives Arts Council England funding.

04 Apr 2016

We are so pleased to announce that we have been awarded the funding for ‘Signs of the Time’. So as well as appointing a new Deaf Associate Artist, we will be creating ‘Rapunzel and her Witch’, touring mid Nov 26- Dec 24th  2016 for the Christmas season, and then the wonderful musical ‘Oliver in the Overworld’ … Read more

Our Artistic Director wins (another) award…

21 Mar 2016

Kinny was delighted this month to receive the Towergate Care Award 2016 for an Outstanding Contribution to the Education Sector. He’s looking to get a bigger mantelpiece…

CINDER-ELLA quick wee tour February 2016-

08 Feb 2016

Dates for your Diary! CINDER-ELLA quick wee tour February 2016- Thurs 11th Arena, Wolverhampton at 7.30 pm click for link Fri 12th Arena, Wolverhampton Guardian Live talk at 4.30 pm Sat 13th The Door, Birmingham Rep Theatre 11.30 am and 2 pm click for the link Sat 20th The Garrick, Lichfield 11.00 am and 2 pm … Read more

Discuss Disability in theatre, with The Guardian Live and Kinny Gardner

12 Jan 2016

Guardian Live | A Nation’s Theatre: Wolverhampton – Disability, a creative advantage? | The Guardian Members

The winter tour is more fun than you can shake a TROLL at and suddenly Don Quixote is looking at us

09 Dec 2015

As the daft and fun tour of The Singing Ringing Tree continues to garner excellent reviews, we are very pleased to announce that we have received a Research and Development grant from Arts Council England to be creative around ideas on a new piece of theatre about the great Spanish hidalgo Don Quixote de La … Read more

The Singing Ringing Tree is blooming and ready

08 Nov 2015

The new tour of The Singing Ringing Tree begins next week, and the company are in the final preparations for the technical rehearsals at The Curve in jolly Leicester. We will only be there for a day, so much has to be sorted with lights courtesy of our amazing Lighting Designer David Phillips, and our … Read more

The Singing Ringing Tree Tour in November and December is now fully booked!

11 Oct 2015

Much joy, here in the Kat office, as the final date for our next extravaganza is booked into the bulging diary. Do check out the SHOWS page, pick your nearest venue, and come and see a delightful re-telling of this classic and funny German fable. And make sure you sign and say “HI” to the … Read more

EDINBURGH and lovely reviews for both Cinder-Ella and Edmund

02 Sep 2015

We had a great time at this years Edinburgh Festival. Some lovely reviews CLICK HERE for one we particularly enjoyed! There will be more appearing over the next few days, watch this space. in the meantime, EDMUND THE LEARNED PIG is touring out to HULL, NORWICH and WOLVERHAMPTON this month. Click the city for details! … Read more

‘Auld Reekies’ bells are calling all Edinburgh and Scotland folks to Cinder-Ella

30 Jul 2015

We pack the van. We drive. We arrive at Pleasance Two. We have a lovely run of ‘Cinder-Ella’, every morning at 10 am from 5th-23rd August. If you are near, come and cheer…and CLICK HERE for a lovely article about it.

Kinny is awarded a BCAa

10 Jul 2015

On Thursday 9th July Kinny went to the Houses of Parliament in London to receive a British Citizens Award for services to the Arts. He got a medal, and a certificate, and can now put the letters BCAa after his name! Linda Andersson went with him, and a very jolly time was had by both. … Read more