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From Theatre to YouTube Kids: How Our Sitcom for Kids Went Online!

By Fran Lewis / 26 May 2021 / 0 Comments

Lights, camera… action! With theatres closed, we had to move our entertainment for kids online. Read on to find out more about our popular theatrical sitcom, Mr Gotalot’s Gotalot Shop, now on YouTube Kids!

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Puppet show in Bristol, all about our puppetry.

Me and My Puppet – an Interview with our Lead Puppeteer

By Fran Lewis / 26 April 2021 / 4 Comments

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a puppeteer? Then read this EXCLUSIVE interview with our very own puppet mistress, Charlotte Whitten!

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Children's theatre show in Bristol.

Happy Birthday to Us! Six Years of Brilliant Children’s Theatre in Bristol

By Fran Lewis / 12 April 2021 / 0 Comments

Hey, did you know it was our birthday in April? That’s right, six years ago we performed the first episode of our children’s theatrical sitcom, Mr Gotalot’s Gotalot Shop, for the very first time in Bristol to a sell-out audience! Here’s a look back at how we did it, and everything else we’ve done since then…

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Children's theatre online

How Does Children’s Theatre Work Online?

By Fran Lewis / 22 March 2021 / 0 Comments

Bristol is a great place for entertaining the kids: there’s plenty of green spaces, museums, cinemas, shops, family events, and of course… theatre! But what do you do when everything is closed? Where do you get your fix of brilliant children’s theatre if all the venues are shut?

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Children's theatre at the Bristol Old Vic

Our Bristol Claim to Fame…Performing at the Bristol Old Vic!

By Fran Lewis / 16 March 2021 / 0 Comments

You are probably aware that Monkey Trousers Theatre has performed all over Bristol in the six years that we’ve been around – but did you know that we have an extra-special connection to one of Bristol’s oldest and best-loved theatres? Indeed, the oldest continuously working theatre in the English speaking world?

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New children's entertainment character.

Meet Eggnog the Elf!

By Fran Lewis / 19 November 2020 / 0 Comments

We caught up with a very busy Eggnog to chat about the North Pole, bells, and Christmas jokes…

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New children's entertainment character.

‘Tis the Season! (Almost)

By Fran Lewis / 16 November 2020 / 0 Comments

It’s very nearly that time of year… are you Yuletide-ready?

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Mr Gotalot’s Christmas Cracker! Online show for kids

Merry Christmas Cracker from Mr Gotalot!

By Fran Lewis / 2 October 2020 / 0 Comments

It’s not too early to start planning Christmas, right? Of course not! Give the ultimate Gotalot gift this festive season…

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Check out Gotalot TV! The new online entertainment for children.

It’s the Final Countdown…

By Fran Lewis / 1 September 2020 / 0 Comments

… to the totally exciting launch of brand new online channel Gotalot TV!

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Starting the theatre show online.

Behind the Scenes

By Fran Lewis / 4 August 2020 / 0 Comments

Have a sneaky peek at what goes on behind the scenes while we film for our new online channel, Gotalot TV

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