Big Trouble in Drowsy Bottom / Doctor What's Excellent Adventure

09/06/2016 - 11/06/2016

Big Trouble in Drowsy Bottom (The Memoirs of Ivan Theodore Thatcher)

When three burglars break into a semi-detatched house in a small village, in the middle of nowhere, Detective Cordelia Knight and Constable Ivan Theodore Thatcher are called in to catch the miscreants. However during their investigations they uncover a mystery more fantastical, horrific and intriguing than either one of them could ever have imagined. Will they ever get to the bottom of the mysterious murders in Drowsy Bottom? Will the burglars get away scot free? Will they ever make it out with their sanity in tact? One thing is for sure... this hilarious, fast-paced comedy from Parsnips Youth Theatre is not to be missed.

Doctor What's Excellent Adventure (The Farce Awakens)

When Doctor What and his plucky young sidekick invent time travel they open up a world of possibilities and begin an epic adventure. Whilst travelling through time in a portable toilet, they visit the defining moments in history and discover that they are often not what they've been led to believe. Parsnips Youth Theatre invite you to join the Doctor and Sidekick on their musical, bizarre, comedic and (sometimes) educational journey through space and time.

Dates: June 9th - 11th 2016

Times: June 9th and 10th at 7.15pm and June 11th at 2pm only


Tall Tales and Breadcrumbs

11/12/2015 - 12/12/2015

When Little Red Riding Hood disobeys her Mother and runs away to the Big City looking for adventure, she has no idea of the chain events she will set in motion. "Tall Tales and Breadcrumbs" is a journey into the darker side of fairytales, the power of love and the difficulty of self-discovery. This hilarious and touching new play from Parsnips Youth Theatre is a tapestry of all our favourite fairytales, woven together with a modern twist on the old-fashioned morality stories we think we know so well.


The World (According To Emma)

19/11/2015 - 21/11/2015

The world can be a confusing and emotional place to be at any age; but being a teenager who is trying to find your place in it all is probably the most difficult. Emma is just such a teenager and she is welcoming the audience into her world as she traverses the pitfalls and obstacles of growing up in the modern world. This hilarious and touching new play from Parsnips Youth Theatre is a tribute to all of us who ever needed to find out who we really are.


The Last Library

04/06/2015 - 06/06/2015

In the not to distant future, on a rainy Wednesday afternoon, a small boy, prompted by a dare opens an old wooden door. The door leads to a dusty old library, the last library in existence, home to the only remaining books in the world. However, amongst the cobwebs, he is astounded to find a magical world of stories, spells, danger, lies, friendship and imagination. Led by the Librarian, Elsapeth Twisk, he is taken on a journey he will never forget.


Apokeylips / The Not-So Ordinaries

19/03/2015 - 21/03/2015

Apokeylips by Claire Parsons...

Apocalypse… Destruction, Catastrophe, Disclosure, Prophecy and Revelation. In the ruins of civilisation, in the not too distant future the young people of Earth find themselves awaking in the aftermath of World War Three. They are frightened, they are alone and they stand as innocent as children at the dawn of time… Actually they are children… literally children. No adult survived the destruction of their society and now it is the epic responsibility of these fragile innocents to rebuild humanity from the ground up, and hopefully avoid the mistakes made by those who went before them... Fingers crossed!

The Not So Ordinaries by Jon Boustead...

Amy is a girl, an ordinary girl, and it feels to her, an invisible girl. The only people who seem to see her are the bullies who torment her. That is, until she meets Erin (another ordinary girl) and a troupe of not-so-ordinary agents who decide that it is time to stop the bullies once and for all and perhaps along the way teach an ordinary girl, that she is not-so-ordinary after all.