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"I will recommend you to every drama teacher that I meet!"

Alex Weller, Subject Leader Drama,
Plume Academy

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"[Splendid] are not only inspirational but give students access to some very difficult skills and texts which challenge and engage them in such a delightful way. Splendid are really serious about helping young people (and Old!) understand and engage with theatre using their own trademark creative style."

Dawn Elliot, Head of Drama,
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

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"Every time you have visited us it is a box of delights!"

Heather Andrew, Head of Drama,
Pipers Corner School

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"... four of our GCSE students achieved 32/32 on their final examination writing about The Oresteia… The performance was accessible and inspiring and the education pack is fully comprehensive and focused… Fantastic value for money"

Sharon Leftwich-Lloyd, Lead Practitioner for Drama, The Polesworth School

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"The students learn a lot about theatre when they watch you. They learn about creating new material, how small sets and simple costumes can be used by actors to great effect and how to be bold in characterisation. Your Brechtian influences are also very useful as there are few opportunities to see some of these ideas in a practical context."

Cheri Whitehouse, Head of Drama and Theatre,
Hereford Sixth Form College

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"Wonderful team behind each production, challenging and inspirational work, in depth resource pack, potential to purchase DVD to use for revision purposes for live theatre review work."

Helen Macken, Head of Drama,
Rainham Mark Grammar School

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"I use Splendid every year for Year 13’s re-interpretation based on WJRC syllabus. The kids watch Woyzeck and then have a go at using Splendid’s conventions to create their own... thanks for existing, we love you."

Elaine Allen

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"... vast amount of skills displayed in professional way for students to emulate... We use it for GCSE and A Level style and live theatre. We've gone from 52% pass rates to 100% ... We love you"

Mark Oakshott, Head of Drama,
All Hallows Catholic School

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"Communication and admin is easy. This all helps when teachers are busy!"

Pip Hockenhull, Director of Drama,
Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital

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"For the high standard of the performance and the outcome of the student's experience from the workshop, it was priceless."

Zak Lewis, Subject Leader of Drama,
Nicholas Chamberlaine School

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"The workshop really supported the students in understanding 'doing' is better than 'talking', and how engaging with the audience is crucial."

Chrissie Carter, Head of Drama,
Aylesford School

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"[The packs are] a fantastic help for those of us who teach GCSE and A Level Drama. The background and insight into the process is exactly the sort of information we need to enjoy the performance, and enhance our understanding. (You can quote me on that!)"

Jill Leicester

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“Splendid are the best company that tour to schools! Students were able to see the standard of performance that could be achieved in their own studio space and get ideas to copy in their own devised work.”

Jessica Gill, Head of Drama,
St Mary's Catholic School

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James Watson, Leader of Learning - Drama,
Imberhorne School

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"Attention to detail and high expectations ... quality guaranteed"

Sally Bruton, Head of Drama,
Loughborough Grammar School

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"Highly professional and engaging performance. Completely relevant to our pupils, most of whom will not have seen a piece of theatre like this."

Louise Eden, Drama Teacher,
Northgate High School

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"The resource pack is extremely detailed, knowledgeable and models expertly how to write about adapting materials, researching theatre and preparing a role which is really helpful to the pupils and myself."

Dawn Elliot, Head of Drama,
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

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"We love your philosophy and way of working. We also love that you know, and are able to provide what schools really need from this sort of experience."

Simon Meredith, Drama Teacher,
Twynham School

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"I have had many theatre companies come in and work with the students over the years but I have never enjoyed having a group in so much. The cast were so accommodating and professional and a true pleasure to work with. Thank you a million times for such an amazing theatrical experience."

Cath Pepper, Head of Drama,
Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School

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"We must have seen at least a dozen Splendid productions now, and we've never been disappointed."

Annette Harris, Head of Drama,
Leicester Grammar School

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"You're the best resource out there for teaching Brecht."

Stephanie Patchett-Byrne, Drama Teacher,
St Wilfrid's Academy

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"Always know that in booking a performance and workshop with Splendid Productions you can guarantee the quality... Knowing that we can order the DVD and script later on means that we can use these resources as excellent revision material."

Caz Barber, Head of Performing Arts,
The Queen Katherine School

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"The best, most creative theatre company working today."

Phil Gascoyne, Head of Drama,
Brookfield Community School

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"Splendid's productions are a fantastic way for students to see technique and style of practitioners in practice. So many influences from Lecoq, Berkoff, Brecht, etc - all can be referred to in lessons after they have seen something. Great to get ideas for imaginative and creative devising projects too!"

Leo Cox, Head of Performance Faculty,
Ormiston Sudbury Academy

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"We use you as practitioner examples in both A Level and BTEC... we book every year because it benefits us in so many ways"

Sarah Waterman, Subject Area Manager for Performance & Film , Palmer's College

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"We try to take our GCSE and A Level students to see Splendid productions whenever we can. They often choose to cite Splendid in their written work and it is clear from their practical work that they have been inspired by Splendid's work."

Lizzie Bloomfield, Head of Performing Arts,
Oldfield School

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"I can't think of another company who offers such an original, contemporary and student friendly theatrical experience."

Hayley McNally, Head of Creative Learning Faculty,
Broadgreen International School

Hello, we’re Splendid Productions. We think theatre is important!

Splendid are a theatre company and an education company. We create challenging, entertaining, politically engaged theatre for young audiences, and provide expert training in all areas of drama practice and theory.

We believe theatre is an empowering and enabling force that is available to everyone: all you need is a story, a body and a space to be heard.

Splendid are creative adaptors

“A sense of danger is essential to all theatre.”  Yoshi Oida

Splendid are creative adaptors, we take old stories and spin them into new thought prodding, theatrical, inclusive, political, anti-4th wall, heart-exposing versions.  As storytellers, we are interested in the universal human experience and specifically what will engage and provoke a young audience. We also want to give a voice to those characters that have been neglected, stereotyped or written out of the original version.

Stylistically we make work that could only possibly exist in a theatre; the work is spirited, visual, interactive, theatrical, precise and honest.  We use a chorus – usually objective to the events – to guide the audience through the story we are telling.  Our aim is to raise questions, highlight contradictions in the characters, the story, society, and aim to provoke debate within our audience long after we have gone.  We are open to using any theatrical technique that will illustrate a point clearly.  At the root of everything we do is a desire to connect with an audience. Splendid are fiercely anti-4th wall theatre makers.  We are clowns.  Every single performance is a unique happening.  That group of actors, with that audience together in that space at that time – it’s an experience that will not be repeated. 

The liveness is what we’re interested in: the feeling that anything could happen and probably will.

Splendid are creative educators

Unlike many theatre companies, our education work is at the centre of our practice. The instant, unfiltered response of a young audience is the greatest asset for creating theatre that engages everyone, while the energy and curiosity of young workshop participants constantly challenges us to be more intellectually rigorous, physically adventurous and theatrically inventive on stage.

As a company, we continue to learn and experiment both in performance and in teaching. Our range of teaching resources can be found in drama studios all over the world, and we have a small and mighty team of regular practitioners and collaborators who share our passion for communicating the best of theatre.

This website covers all of our available workshops, touring productions, digital and physical teaching resources, but if you’d like any further information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

More information about Splendid: Kerry Frampton’s video FAQ / Production Resources / Being Splendid Film / More Client Feedback

The Splendidest Story Ever Told: a company history

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2001-2002 Pre-history
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2004
2004/05 September - March
2005/06 September - March
August 2006 Edinburgh Fringe
August 2006 16/17 Aug 2006
2006/07 September - March
Summer 2007 July / August
2007/08 September - March
Spring 2008 May/June
2008/09 September - March
Spring 2009
August 2009 Edinburgh Fringe
2009/2010 September - March
December 2009 First show filming
Spring 2010 May/June
2010/11 September - March
2011/12 September - March
April 2012 16 April 2012
2012/13 September - March
August 2013 Edinburgh Fringe
2013/14 September - March
August 2014 Edinburgh Fringe
2014/15 September - March
Spring 2015 April/May
2015/16 September - March
Spring 2016 April/May
2016/2017 September - May
2017/18 September - May
Christmas 2017 November / December
2018/19 September - May
Christmas 2018 November / December
2019/20 September - March
Christmas 2019 November / December
2020 March - October
Christmas 2020
2020/22 September 20 - March 22

Splendid People

Kerry Frampton

Kerry Frampton is Artistic Director of Splendid Productions.

She is a professional clown, practitioner, director, writer, designer, movement director and musician. Kerry specialises in work that is physical, theatrical, devised, anti-fourth wall, audience-centric, political, joy-filled, heart breaking and ensemble-based.

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Kerry Frampton

Kerry Frampton is Artistic Director of Splendid Productions.

She is a professional clown, practitioner, director, writer, designer, movement director and musician. Kerry specialises in work that is physical, theatrical, devised, anti-fourth wall, audience-centric, political, joy-filled, heart breaking and ensemble-based. 

Kerry trained at Bretton Hall, University of Leeds. She set up Splendid Productions in 2003 and has directed, adapted and regularly performed in their annual creative adaptations of classic texts since 2004. 

She is the company’s senior workshop practitioner and has nearly twenty years’ experience of devising and delivering high-quality, practical, theory-based drama workshops. Always in high-demand at home, Kerry has also delivered workshops in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Dubai, Shanghai, Bangkok and Malaysia.

Kerry researches and designs Splendid Productions’ unique range of theatrical Mind Maps and Top Tip Sheets that have appeared on studio walls from New Zealand to the National Theatre.

Kerry is a regular visiting lecturer and director at both Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) and Trinity Laban in London.

As a writer she has published articles and reviews for Teaching Drama Magazine and National Drama Magazine.

Kerry devised and delivered online Practical Brecht CPD sessions for the National Theatre in February 2021.

She directed the 2019 five-star Christmas show: Goldilocks and the Three Musketeers at the Battersea Arts Centre: with the excellent comedy trio The Sleeping Trees.  In 2020 she directed their five-star ‘Living Room Adventure’ film: The Legend of Moby Dick Whittington which won an OFFIE (Off West End Award) for best Family show.

Ben Hales

Ben Hales is a composer and writer, and an Associate Director of Splendid Productions.

For Splendid he has collaborated on creative adaptations of classic plays for national tours since 2004, and is in charge of production at the Splendid Shop.

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Ben Hales

Ben Hales is a composer and writer, and an Associate Director of Splendid Productions.

For Splendid he has collaborated on creative adaptations of classic plays for national tours since 2004, and is in charge of production at the Splendid Shop.

With Splendid’s Kerry Frampton he co-wrote and composed for pantomimes ‘The Epic Adventures of Robin Hood’ (2017) and ‘Red Riding Hood versus the Wolf’ (2018) for Stantonbury Theatre.

He was co-writer and composer for Sleeping Trees’ ‘Goldilocks and the Three Musketeers’ (2019) at Battersea Arts Centre, and composer for Sleeping Trees‘ ‘Scrooge and the Seven Dwarves’ (2016 & 2017) at Theatre 503.

In 2008, his first original play ‘In Parenthesis‘ won the Ambassador Theatre Group’s Metamorphosis08 playwriting competition. His play ‘There’s a Leak!’, written for young performers, is published by Oxford University Press. Other original writing includes ‘Poundtown’ (Greenwich Theatre) ‘Adam & Eve: The Musical’ (Edinburgh Fringe) ‘MeandYouTopia’ (a project for primary students) and ‘Suffrajitsu’ (Stantonbury Theatre).

His commercial music includes soundtracks for adverts for Mitsubishi, Wrigleys and Chrysler, along with widely-used production music albums for Universal Publishing Production Music.

He has composed music for numerous TV productions including ‘Watson & Oliver’, ‘Dick and Dom’s Funny Business’ and ‘Count Arthur Strong’ for the BBC and TwoFour/Channel 4’s ‘A Short History of Everything Else’.

Mal Smith

Mal Smith is a writer, performer, practitioner and composer. He is a full-time teacher of Drama and an Associate Director of Splendid Productions. He has been a key creative collaborator throughout Splendid’s history and has contributed to many adaptations, productions and workshop programmes.

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Mal Smith

Mal Smith is a writer, performer, practitioner and composer.

He is a full-time teacher of Drama and an Associate Director of Splendid Productions. He has been a key creative collaborator throughout Splendid’s history and has contributed to many adaptations, productions and workshop programmes.

Mal trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, Graduating in 1996 with First Class Honours.

He has worked as an actor, director and writer with companies including, English National Opera, Welfare State International, The Young Vic, Centred Theatre, Pumpkin Productions, Lock-in Theatre, Oldham Theatre Workshop and Really Useful Company.

Credits include: Jesus Christ (Jesus Christ Superstar), Chino (West Side Story), Radu (Mad Forest), Punk (A Small Green Space), Dog (Robinson Crusoe Castaway), Caliban (The Tempest), Wong (Good Person of Szechwan), Arlecchino (Il Lirica Punka), Dan/Pig (A Mouthful of Birds), Robin Hood (Secrets of Sherwood). He played numerous roles in three actor tours of ‘Arturo Ui’ and ‘Four Legs Good, Two Legs Bad’ and ‘Antigone’ with Splendid. Recently he donned wig and nylons to play ‘Vera’ in ‘When The Lights Go On Again’ – although the nylons were an optional extra.

Adaptations include Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Freak Like Me, Four Legs Good, Two Legs Bad, Antigone, Frankenstein. In 2006 he created a new street theatre piece, ‘Little Red’, touring England, Edinburgh and Slovenia. He has also devised and directed ‘Out of Our Faces’ and ‘Get out of MySpace’ – two TIE pieces on alcohol abuse and cyberbullying respectively. With Kerry Frampton, he directed and adapted ‘Jason and The Argonauts’ for the 2007 Fringe.

Mal was central in the creation and development of English Touring Theatre’s Practitioners Unplugged programme, devising and touring workshops nationwide and recruiting and training new workshop leaders between 1999 and 2004. Alongside performing, workshopping and fight choreography, he runs INSET sessions and is a regular at the NISDA conference.

He is the author of “Artaud and his Legacy” – a study guide for A’Level.

Lucy Cuthbertson

Lucy Cuthbertson is a director, practitioner and educator.

She has directed and co-directed numerous Splendid productions since 2006, and an essential voice in any Splendid rehearsal room.

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Lucy Cuthbertson

Lucy Cuthbertson is a director, practitioner and educator. She has directed and co-directed numerous Splendid productions since 2006, and an essential voice in any Splendid rehearsal room.

Lucy has spent most of her career as a teacher of drama with a particular interest in creating theatre with young performers. She has been Director of Drama for Griffin Schools Trust, Artistic Director of Stantonbury Theatre, Head of Drama at Kidbrooke School/Corelli College and an Advanced Skills Teacher in Drama for Greenwich LEA.

Prior to teaching she trained at The Poor School and was a founder member of Ridiculusmus Theatre Company with whom she toured ‘The Third Policemen’ for two years throughout UK & Eire. As a freelance director she worked with The Hush Hush Ensemble (‘Tamburlaine’ and ‘The Changeling’) and other productions included ‘King Lear’ at the Tabard Theatre; ‘Bloodlust’ at the White Bear and ‘Radio City’ at Jermyn Street Theatre.

As a teacher she has directed numerous productions with success in several festivals including ‘Hamlet’ chosen to be performed at The Duke of York’s (Schools’ Shakespeare Drama Festival) and ‘Just’ by Ali Smith chosen to be performed in the Olivier Theatre (National Theatre Connections Project).

Her projects with Kidbrooke students included a world premiere adaptation of Ali Smith’s booker shortlisted novel ‘Hotel World’, which was awarded Best Play in the Fringe Report Awards 2008.

She was instrumental in bringing Splendid to Stantonbury Theatre, co-directing and co-producing ‘The Epic Adventures of Robin Hood’ and ‘Red Riding Hood Vs the Wolf’.

Scott Smith

Scott Smith is a performer, practitioner and writer, and an Associate Artist of Splendid Productions.

Scott has been part of MANY Splendid productions since 2008 and is a regular workshop leader for the company.

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Scott Smith

Scott Smith is a performer, practitioner and writer, and an Associate Artist of Splendid Productions.

Scott has been part of MANY Splendid productions since 2008 and is a regular workshop leader for the company.

Scott has been a professional actor since 2001 mainly touring projects of varying styles with a number of different companies. Some of his credits include Mike in ‘East’, Mick in ‘The Caretaker’, Bill Sykes in ‘Oliver Twist’, a one-man show and Katrina in ‘Taming of the Shrew’.

Scott has featured in a number of adverts and a feature film (‘The Plague’) as well as writing/producing his own work ‘The Monster’ and ‘Shooting the White Eagle’.

Scott has been a proud member of the splendid ensemble since 2008 when he was Woyzeck and has since worked with Splendid again on ‘Dr Faustus’, ‘Woyzeck’ (again), ‘Macbeth’, ‘Metamorphosis’ and ‘UBU’.

Scott has a genuine love of Brecht and specialises in Brecht and Epic Theatre Workshops.

Genevieve Say

Genevieve Say is an independent dance artist, performer and choreographer and a dance and theatre practitioner.
She is an Associate Artist of Splendid Productions.

Gen is a core member of the Splendid family, one of our most experienced performers and workshop leaders.

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Genevieve Say

Genevieve Say is an independent dance artist, performer and choreographer and a dance and theatre practitioner.
She is an Associate Artist of Splendid Productions.

Gen is a core member of the Splendid family, one of our most experienced performers and workshop leaders.

In 2003 she trained at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, graduating with First class BA(Hons) in Dance and Performance. Since then Genevieve has been working professionally as a dancer nationally and Internationally for many companies, including Splendid Productions, Gary Clarke, Collision (Lisi Perry), Flukt (Norway), Anna McDonald, Eee-Motion, Sweetshop Revolution, and Cheshire dance.

Genevieve was mentored by Jude Kelly MBE as part of Dance Uk’s future leaders mentorship scheme. She is currently artistic director and co-founder of the Birmingham Dance Network, an artist-led organisation which creates networking, performance and discussion opportunities for West Midlands based dance professionals.

Since 2006, Genevieve has been choreographing her own work under her own name and as The Mustdashios, a company she set up in 2010. Genevieve was commissioned by Urban Moves International Dance festival (2012) to choreograph 5IVE, an outdoor dance piece. She has also been commissioned by various institutions, organisations and companies including Manchester Metropolitan University, UcLan University, Merseyside Dance Initiative, Dance Initiative Greater Manchester and the Brindley Arts Centre, Runcorn. She has choreographed original work for Seven, Contact Theatre Manchester, Hot August Fringe London, LEAP Festival Liverpool, Word Of Warning Sampler series Manchester, Up The Walls Chester, DEDA, and Turn Festival Manchester.

Genevieve works as a workshop facilitator, and has been leading sessions for all age groups for over 10 years. She often delivers sessions on contemporary technique, dance and theatre devising processes, physical theatre technique and contact improvisation.

John Cooper

John Cooper is a theatre maker and teacher specialising in comedy, improvisation and devising.

He is a devoted fan of public transport and one of Splendid’s regular workshop leaders.

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John Cooper

John Cooper is a theatre maker and teacher specialising in comedy, improvisation and devising.

He is a devoted fan of public transport and one of Splendid’s regular workshop leaders.

A trained teacher with a twenty-year career as an actor and director to draw upon up, John’s work includes performing in seasons at the Barbican, National Theatre and Northern Stage.

He has taught across school curricula and is very experienced in working with young people. His workshop delivery is dynamic, encouraging high levels of focus, commitment and creativity.

Grace Goulding

Grace Goulding is a Welsh Movement Director and Choreographer based in the North West whose work spans theatre, dance and education.

She is a regular performer and workshop leader for Splendid.

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Grace Goulding

Grace Goulding is a Welsh Movement Director and Choreographer based in the North West whose work spans theatre, dance and education.

She is a regular performer and workshop leader for Splendid.

She is a multi-disciplinary artist with over 10 years experience working across a range of techniques and disciplines within the movement spectrum from choreography, consultation, devising, physical theatre, stage combat and facilitating and workshop leading within the entertainment industry and across all levels of education.

She was the first Movement Director on the Hope Street Emerging Artists Programme in 2010 and has since worked extensively across the UK and internationally with work featured at The Harare Festival of the Arts (HIFA) in Zimbabwe and touring with Splendid productions across the UK and South East Asia.

After completing her MA she was Dance Context Lecturer at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) and Physical Theatre Lecturer at LIPA 6th Form College.

She choreographed the opening ceremony for both the International Taekwondo Championships and The Uni Global World Congress at the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool and sections of the 2017 London Lord Mayors Parade.

Grace was on her third Splendid tour with the Dr Faustus team when the COVID-19 lockdown put the world on pause. Her work throughout the pandemic has focused on arts provision for young people as an outreach practitioner with the Everyman Theatre and producing digital platforms with the National Youth Arts of Wales.

She continues passionately advocating for freelance artists as a member of the National Freelance Taskforce and Freelance Network, facilitator for the March for the Arts Committee and Community Arts Power discussions as well as creating her own international Lockdown Arts Project One Big Dance.

Theatre credits include; Storyhouse; The Jungle Book, Everyman Theatre; A Midsummer Nights Dream, The Story Giant. Young Everyman and Playhouse (YEP); Intimate, Papertown, Until They Kick Us Out, The Environmentalists, The Establishment, Quantum, The City, Jason and the Argonaughts, CROWD, Animal Farm. Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the European Opera Company; Die Hochzeit des Camacho. Barefeet Theatre, Zambia; Tujuka Must Die. Splendid Productions; Metamorphosis, The Oresteia, Dr Faustus. New Adventures and Re:Bourne; Lord of the Flies. Liverpool Empire Theatre; Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Cats. Hope Street Limited; Alice Through the Winter Gardens, Free Radical Follies, The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe, Climate Change is Rubbish. Unity Theatre; Sinbad, Unity Theatre in collaboration with Physical Fest; Creature, Ugly Bucket filmed at Unity Theatre; Good Grief, 20 Stories High; Indebted, Bluecoat in collaboration with Young Fest; 17, Our World. Re:Bourne , The Canal and River Trust, The Lowry, Birmingham Hippodrome; Dance on Water. Off The Ground Theatre Company; A Comedy of Errors, Jason and the Argonaughts, The Musketeers, Zorro, Around the World in 80 Days, Sinbad, A Mid Summer Nights Dream.

Film and TV: National Lottery Heritage Fund and Llanfyllin Workhouse; Ghosts of the Workhouse, Netflix; The Irregulars.

Jimmy Whiteaker

Jimmy Whiteaker is a performer, writer, dramaturg and director.

He is a veteran member of the Splendid team and a regular performer and workshop leader.

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Jimmy Whiteaker

Jimmy Whiteaker is a performer, writer, dramaturg and director.

He is a long-standing member of the Splendid team and a regular performer and workshop leader.

Among others, he worked with Hearth in Birmingham performing and writing work concerned with mental health and the arts; with Myrtle theatre company in Bristol writing an opera with looked-after children and their carers; with Idiot Child in Bristol making and performing work which toured nationally and was nominated for a Total Theatre Award; with Bristol Old Vic theatre performing work by Tim Crouch; with Oddly Moving and Turtle Key Arts directing a circus-theatre show which is touring nationally; and he has been lucky enough to work with Splendid since 2009, performing in five tours and leading a variety of workshops.

Prior to working in theatre Jimmy worked extensively in mental health and with children in early years and after school clubs. During his whole career in theatre he has continued to work with children and young people to foster their creativity and further their education in a responsive and supportive way – led by them, for them.

Tanya Muchanyuka

Tanya Muchanyaka is a performer, workshop facilitator and musician, and has been a Splendid practitioner since 2018.

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Tanya Muchanyuka

Tanyaradzwa Muchanyaka is a performer, workshop facilitator and musician, and has been a Splendid practitioner since 2018.

Tanya grew up in South East London where she fell in love with singing, dancing, telling and retelling stories. She graduated from Falmouth University with a Bachelors Degree in Theatre in 2016. Whilst she was studying she was involved in many student short films and performances and won Best Leading Actress in an international film competition. She was also involved in Yamaha Jazz Summer as a vocalist throughout her years at falmouth. As a student at Falmouth she would often volunteer as pastoral care for the participants that were under 18. In her 3rd year her final degree show performance was shortlisted by the National Student Drama Festival and her co-founded theatre company ‘O Collective’ was invited to perform there the following year.

During her studies she began practicing dance therapy and applying that to her performance style. With a background in devising physical theatre and dance therapy and a love for performance arts, Tanya’s personality exudes from her when she performs. Dance is very therapeutic for her and her truth is shown through the way she moves and encourages people to move. She is involved with different dance companies as a teacher and as a participant. She has trained with Wolfgang strange and Blink Dance Theatre and is a resident dance therapy facilitator at HF Mencap.

Tanya was the lead facilitator of the London Bubble youth theatre programme working with young people aged 6-18. She was also involved in other programmes that bubble run like the Young Theatre Makers and Teabreak theatre as a volunteer and the Intergenerational programme as a participant. When she was a teenager she was a part of youth theatre so being able to eventually lead the program is a huge achievement for her and the bubble is like a family.

Tanya is very experienced at working with young people and adults with learning difficulties. She is currently in the process of becoming a drama therapist and is working towards an MA in Drama and movement therapy. As a facilitator she works closely at empowering intergenerational communities and minorities to be able to express themselves through movement and theatre arts. She believes that we develop a sense of who we are at a young age. She wants to help people expand on that and shape themselves creatively. She is trained in the arts and a multi-skilled, dynamic performer and facilitator. She enjoys exploring different ideas and passions through a range of mediums in her workshops.

Splendid Teams 2004-2020

A visual (and musical) credit reel – everyone who contributed to a Splendid show, and what they did. (Taken from Kerry’s video FAQ that you can stream for free right now)

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