Founded in 1984 by Artistic Director, Tina Williams, The Pied Piper Theatre Company has been creating magical new plays for children for thirty years, reaching around half a million children in the UK, and beyond.
specialises in new writing for young children.
are committed to making our audience's crucial first experience of theatre as creative, original, exciting and high quality as it can be; regardless of how or where they are able to experience it.
For this reason we tour into small rural and big inner-city schools, tiny arts venues and large scale theatres - bringing the same high quality, imaginative, full scale production with us wherever we go.
Thirty years ago Tina
began touring productions of her
original plays into schools and venues, including Christmas residencies such as 'Bertie Badger's Winter Adventure' and 'The Enchanted Toyshop' at the Fortune Theatre
in the West End.
Large scale tours of new adaptations of 'A Little Princess' and 'The Book of the Banshee' followed, taking Pied Piper's work across the UK into number one venues.
Tina Williams is the Artistic Director of Pied Piper Theatre Company, which she set up in 1984 having trained as both an actor and a teacher.
has written, adapted, directed and produced over twenty five plays for the company including a large scale national tour of Anne Fine's "The Book of the Banshee", a community tour of "A Little Princess" involving eight actors and eight young people and her recent new plays "The Big ENORMOUS Present" and "Robin's Winter Adventure".
has been engaged as Artistic Director for several co-productions throughout the UK and internationally in Singapore.
also directed several seasons at The Fortune Theatre
in London's West End.
is currently writing two new plays for age four upwards.
Nicola directed 'The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch', having co-written the adaptation with Tina