Jack and the Beanstalk

The RoundApprox. 2hrs 15mins including an intervalTheatre

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

Credits:

Adapted by Nick Lane from the story by Benjamin Tabart & others
Directed and Choreographed by Gemma Fairlie
Music & lyrics by Simon Slater
Designed by Helen Coyston
Lighting Design by Paul Stear

Key Cast:

Jacob Butler
Jessica Dennis
Sheri Lineham
Alicia Mckenzie
Loris Scarpa

Price: From £10

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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 the 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
Signed: Wednesday 29 December, 1pm
Audio Described:
Wednesday 29 December, 1pm
Captioned*: Thursday 30 December, 7pm
*please note this date has changed due to cancellations

Age guidance: 6+
Under 18 months go free (but do still need a ticket, please book these via the Box Office).


★★★★1/2
“irresistible silliness”
The Reviews Hub

★★★★
"So silly and so enjoyable"
Yorkshire Post

“Magical, festive, silly and bonkers”
The Scarborough News

“The story is brilliant and great fun. Both kids loved it – a big thumbs up!”
Scarborough Mumbler


Please note: Most performances are now at full capacity, but there will be two shows per week which will remain socially distanced. These are: 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. 

Face coverings are required (unless you're exempt, eating or drinking) throughout your visit to help keep everyone safe, for visitors aged 12+.

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

trailer
dates

Friday 3 December 2021, 7.00pm

Saturday 4 December 2021, 7.00pm

Monday 6 December 2021, 7.00pm

Tuesday 7 December 2021, 7.00pm

Friday 10 December 2021, 7.00pm

Saturday 11 December 2021, 1.00pm

Saturday 11 December 2021, 6.00pm

Thursday 16 December 2021, 7.00pm

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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Whitby-Scarborough-Filey Borough of Scarborough
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