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13-16 July 2023

Multiple times

Paintbrush & Pen – The Arty Plays: A Playmaking One Production

Scene and Heard

Ten short plays by Member Playwrights aged 9-11 and performed by professional actors

Resident company Scene & Heard is a unique mentoring project that brings together the inner-city children of Somers Town, London with volunteer theatre professionals to create original theatre.


“This is theatre of the highest quality: imaginative, inspirational and above all huge fun.” - MICHAEL SHEEN, Actor and Scene & Heard Patron


Thursday 13 July 2022 7.30pm

Friday 14 July 2022 7.30pm

Saturday 15 July 2022 7.30pm

Sunday 16 July 2022 3.00pm


Seating is unreserved. Please collect tickets 20 minutes before the start. Any tickets not collected by that time will be released to the waiting list.


The aim of Scene & Heard's work is to boost confidence and to raise aspiration. They give children intensive, one-to-one adult attention, enabling them to write plays which are then publicly performed by professional actors.


The UK’s finest theatre professionals dedicate their time and talents to bring the words and imaginations of children to the stage. Their courses improve literacy and attitudes towards education. Their performances give the children immediate and public experiences of success, raising their aspirations and boosting their self-esteem. Scene & Heard offer more than a one-off experience, inviting children to return to work with them year after year, over several projects.


Estimated running time

120 minutes including an interval

Performance times

Multiple times

Ticket prices

Free but reservation only


Full-time students, those aged under 16, senior citizens, the unwaged, members of Equity and BECTU


Theatro Technis is fully wheelchair accessible. Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome in the auditorium. There is a Loop system fitted in the main auditorium. If you have any questions or specific requests, please email

Not suitable for children under the age of 7

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