Jack and the Beanstalk

The RoundTheatre

World Premiere - Nick Lane has adapted yet another classic tale for this year's Christmas show at the SJT.


Adapted by Nick Lane from the story by Benjamin Tabart & others
Directed by Gemma Fairlie
Music & lyrics by Simon Slater
Designed by Helen Coyston

Key Cast:


Price: From £10

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3 December - 31 December 2021

Season Ticket Offer
Buy tickets for three or more marked shows together and get up to 25% off! You will also receive this discount on any future marked 2021 shows.
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Family Ticket Offer
Buy four or more tickets to Jack and the Beanstalk and receive 10% off when using the promotion code 'GROUP'.
Excludes £10 tickets.

Fee-fi-fo-fum – I smell the socks of a Scarborian!

There’s a rumour going round town. A scary rumour.  Want to hear it? Well…

They reckon a giant has built a castle above the coastal clouds of Scarborough. A terrible giant. Meaner than mean and nastier than nasty. 

He ate the Easter Bunny!
Used the Tooth Fairy as dental floss!
He’s going to kidnap Santa! 
He has to be stopped!

It’s all rubbish of course. Jack started the rumour by accident, but since he seems to know more about this monster than anyone else, he’s the obvious choice to head up that weird beanstalk he grew in his nan’s garden, above the clouds and destroy the beast!

No problem, thinks Jack. Go up the most unpopular kid in school; come down a hero. After all, it’s only a rumour. Isn’t it…? 

This Christmas the team that brought you The Snow Queen, Treasure Island, Alice in Wonderland and A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol invite you up the Beanstalk to discover the truth!

Accessible Performances
Friday 17 December, 11am

Captioned: Thursday 23 December, 7pm
Wednesday 29 December, 1pm
Audio Described:
Wednesday 29 December, 1pm

Age guidance: 6+

Schools: contact us for group rates!

Here’s what the reviewers had to say about our 2020 Christmas show The Snow Queen:

”...a show sure to banish the Christmas 2020 blues with a sense of the ridiculous and the need to escape, to laugh, to be transported to another world.”

"a delightful and fascinating tapestry of theatre that keeps the audience absolutely rapt"
Northern Soul

“Even my icy heart melted at the sight of this charming Snow Queen”
The Telegraph

“A welcome burst of festive fun”
The Guardian

Please note: Most performances are now at full capacity, but there will be two shows per week which will remain socially distanced. These are:
Fri 3 Dec, 7pm | Fri 10 Dec, 7pm | Sat 11 Dec, 1pm | Thu 16 Dec, 7pm | Fri 17 Dec, 11am (Relaxed) | Wed 22 Dec, 1pm | Thu 23 Dec, 7pm (Captioned) | Tue 28 Dec, 7pm | Wed 29 Dec, 1pm (Signed)

For your peace of mind, we have a no-fuss refund policy if you need to self-isolate.

We are a Covid-secure venue and have been awarded two industry standard marks recognising the comprehensive safety measures we have in place.

We'll be asking you to continue to wear a mask (unless you’re exempt) when moving around the building or when watching a show or film, at least for the time being.

You can find full details of our Covid safety measures here.


Friday 3 December 2021, 7.00pm

Saturday 4 December 2021, 7.00pm

Monday 6 December 2021, 7.00pm

Tuesday 7 December 2021, 7.00pm

Wednesday 8 December 2021, 10.00am

Thursday 9 December 2021, 10.00am

Friday 10 December 2021, 10.00am

Friday 10 December 2021, 7.00pm

Saturday 11 December 2021, 1.00pm

Saturday 11 December 2021, 6.00pm

Monday 13 December 2021, 10.00am

Tuesday 14 December 2021, 10.00am

Wednesday 15 December 2021, 10.00am

Thursday 16 December 2021, 10.00am

Thursday 16 December 2021, 7.00pm

Friday 17 December 2021, 11.00am

Friday 17 December 2021, 7.00pm

Saturday 18 December 2021, 1.00pm

Saturday 18 December 2021, 6.00pm

Monday 20 December 2021, 7.00pm

Tuesday 21 December 2021, 1.00pm

Tuesday 21 December 2021, 7.00pm

Wednesday 22 December 2021, 1.00pm

Wednesday 22 December 2021, 7.00pm

Thursday 23 December 2021, 1.00pm

Thursday 23 December 2021, 7.00pm

Friday 24 December 2021, 1.00pm

Monday 27 December 2021, 7.00pm

Tuesday 28 December 2021, 1.00pm

Tuesday 28 December 2021, 7.00pm

Wednesday 29 December 2021, 1.00pm

Wednesday 29 December 2021, 7.00pm

Thursday 30 December 2021, 1.00pm

Thursday 30 December 2021, 7.00pm

Friday 31 December 2021, 1.00pm

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funded by
Arts Council England
Whitby-Scarborough-Filey Borough of Scarborough
Discover Yorkshire Coast