Little Red Riding Hood

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Don’t judge a book by its cover, or a wolf by its teeth...


Presented by SJT OutReach
Adapted by Saviour Pirotta
Directed by Cheryl Govan

Key Cast:

Charlotte Brooke
Marcquelle Ward
Nicola Holliday
Charlotte Oliver

Price: Adults from £10, children from £7

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Little Red Riding Hood loves having sleepovers with her gran, who is a fantastic storyteller and whose cottage is a library.

Little Red’s mother thinks fairy tales are a waste of time and wishes that she would focus on being tough and strong. But when Little Red meets the Big Bad Wolf, she must use all that she’s learnt from both her gran and her mother to outwit him.

Will she able to save her granny from being eaten up? Will Little Red’s mother start believing in the magic of fairytales, and are all wolves bad like in the stories?

Come and find out in this modern spin on an age-old story, written by awardwinning author and playwright Saviour Pirotta who brought you the hit show Granny’s Exploding Toilet. Don’t judge a book by its cover, or a wolf by its teeth...

Age guidance: 0+
Children under 18 months go free (but do need a ticket, please book these via the Box Office).

Relaxed Performance: Wednesday 8 April, 1.45pm
(All performances are suitable for babes in arms but this performance will have an additional introduction)

Audio-described & BSL Performance: Saturday 11 April, 1.45pm

“A totally joyous production”

“Such a fun little show and the perfect length for young children”

“at 70 plus I can honestly say it was a joy to be there”

Audience members on last year’s Hare and Tortoise

“So much fun! Fabulous production”

“My 3 year old was captivated from start to finish and so was I”

“it was really fantastic!”

Audience members on last year’s Granny’s Exploding Toilet


14 October


A touching new comedy about friendship and Morris dancing.


3 December - 30 December 2020


A brand new Nick Lane adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale.

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