Fran Lewis

Fran Lewis, Creative Director, Monkey Trousers Theatre.

Fran Lewis

The first book that Fran ever wrote was about six pages long and mainly involved her characters being stranded on desert island with only a family of sentient coconuts for company. Thankfully, her writing has somewhat evolved (and hopefully improved) since then, and she now spends a great deal of her time concocting stories for Monkey Trousers Theatre about Mr Gotalot and his magical shop.

Fran has a MA distinction in Creative Writing and gets a lot of satisfaction from writing scripts that can be performed almost immediately for a discerning audience. Devising and producing bold, colourful shows for children together with Charlotte has been a joy so far, despite the near-constant need for energy, and being frequently upstaged by bubble machines.

You can also find Fran as the current Artistic Director of Kelvin Players Theatre Company, one of the largest non-professional companies in the south west.

“It was sensational! That rare and beautiful thing when only three people can command a stage and have you in stitches from start to finish. Something for the whole family to enjoy.”

Mumsnet, Bristol

Review of Mr Gotalot's Gotalot Shop

“I loved Mr Gotalot, but mostly I loved all of it!” 

Katie

Aged 5

“The best small show I’ve seen. And although it says it’s for kids, adults who like to laugh and have fun will love this too.”

Russel Erwood

Review of the Pants of Power

“Very, very funny! Cheered up my slightly grumpy 5 year old! Thanks, Monkey Trousers.”

Mum

Review of Mr Gotalot's Shop

“As always an amazing trip to Monkey Trousers Theatre. A new show, new characters, but just as popular for my 4 and 7 year old. Brilliant child and adult suitable humour. Looking forward to the next show!” 

Sophie Coles

Review of Bob Random’s Shiny Quiz Time
Monkey Trousers Theatre, family entertainment Bristol Fran Lewis. Whitten.
Monkey Trousers Theatre, family entertainment Bristol Fran Lewis.
Monkey Trousers Theatre, family entertainment Bristol Fran Lewis.
Monkey Trousers Theatre, family entertainment Bristol Fran Lewis.

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