The home of theatre for young
audiences in the north east
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TakeOff is the home of Theatre for Children and Young Audiences in the North East of England. Our website promotes all the shows happening in venues across the region to make it easy for families to find out what's on and book tickets from one place. See below for upcoming shows, and visit the What's On page to search for shows suitable for your family.
14/11/2015 to 02/01/2016 at Northern Stage
0 - 6 years
Up and Out, Christmas Sprout
William Russell Sprout Junior is a very careful boy who knows his limits - limit...
26/11/2015 to 17/01/2016 at Theatre Royal, Newcastle
Joining the panto legends Danny Adams, Clive Webb and Chris Haywa...
27/11/2015 to 28/11/2015 at ARC, Stockton
There is a boy. No more than ten years old. You know someone just like him - exp...
28/11/2015 to 02/01/2016 at Northern Stage
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
A cyclone sweeps 12 year old Dorothy Gale and her cheeky little dog Toto far-far...
01/12/2015 to 05/12/2015 at Arts Centre Washington
As Autumn leaves fall and the foxes, wolves and bears hide among the trees, we t...
01/12/2015 to 05/12/2015 at Dance City
The Little Match Girl
A Magical Dance Theatre Show and Festive Family Treat from celebrated Director a...
02/12/2015 at Alnwick Playhouse
The Ugly Duckling
An enchanting reworking of Hans Christian Andersen's story by acclaimed children...
04/12/2015 to 03/01/2016 at Middlesbrough Theatre
Featuring the live Shetland ponies you’re sure to have a ball this Christm...
04/12/2015 to 31/12/2015 at Empire Theatre & Cinema
Jack & The Beanstalk
A GIANT serving of pantomime magic! Leah Bell and full supporting cast return t...
04/12/2015 to 24/12/2015 at Gala Theatre
0 - 5 years
Elf’s Christmas Toys
The Elves are back in Durham this Christmas! This year Elf has moved to the toy ...
05/12/2015 to 24/12/2015 at The Customs House
Santa's Naughty Elf & The Christmas Caper
After all his Christmas mishaps Elfluent has earned the name of Santa’s Na...
05/12/2015 to 10/01/2016 at Darlington Civic Theatre
The clock is ticking - be one of the first to see it! This Christmas you shall ...
05/12/2015 to 13/12/2015 at The Phoenix Theatre
As The Phoenix celebrates its 50th anniversary we're giving you the chance to&nb...
05/12/2015 to 08/12/2015 at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
3 - 6 years
In A Nutshell
Delightful & enchanting puppet show for ages 3-6yrs After the success of la...
05/12/2015 to 23/12/2015 at Seven Stories
Elves Wanted! A Magical Theatre Performance with Father Christmas
Father Christmas is short on elves and Christmas preparations are falling behind...
09/12/2015 to 24/12/2015 at ARC, Stockton
The Tin Soldier
It is Christmas and a newly minted tin soldier stands on a single leg, having be...
10/12/2015 to 03/01/2016 at Whitley Bay Playhouse
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Mirror, mirror on the wall... What's the greatest pantomime of them all? It is S...
11/12/2015 to 28/12/2015 at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
The Legend of King Arthur
Laughter, action & music in a fun family panto. It’s pantomime season...
11/12/2015 to 03/01/2016 at Sunderland Empire
The most mystical pantomime of all time, Aladdin, flies in on a magic carpet to ...
12/12/2015 at Old Fire Station
A Christmas Carol
In the show, bickering brothers Derek, Dick and Ernie want to do their own versi...
12/12/2015 at Sage Gateshead
0 - 7 years
Warm Songs For Winter Days
Warming Songs for Winter Days is a hearty stew of songs, dances and theatrical f...
19/12/2015 to 30/12/2015 at The Maltings Theatre
Little Red Riding Hood Pantomime
The Maltings' full-scale professional panto is going to be a Christmas cracker o...
22/12/2015 to 24/12/2015 at Sage Gateshead
Enjoy the magical experience of watching this seasonal family favourite, accompa...
23/12/2015 to 24/12/2015 at Middlesbrough Town Hall
3 - 7 years
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Charlie Hubble is a little boy with a very big dream, he wants to be a world-cla...
16/01/2016 at The Witham
4 - 7 years
The Snow Bear
The Snow Bear features live music, songs, puppets and a beautiful travelling the...
22/01/2016 to 23/01/2016 at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
7 - 11 years
After The Ice
It's 8,000 years ago in the North East. As the ice melts and the shape of the l...
23/01/2016 at The Customs House
The Snow Queen
Join Ballet Theatre UK in their beautiful re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen&...
02/02/2016 at Middlesbrough Theatre
Tortoise & The Hare
Once upon a time there was a speedy Hare who never stopped talking about how fas...
16/02/2016 to 18/02/2016 at The Customs House
The Rabbit's Tail
From the team that brought you Santa's Naughty Elf, Silly Simon the Sailor, and ...
03/04/2016 at The Customs House
How The Koala Learnt to Hug
We all love a good hug and none of us more than that most cuddly of critters the...