For bespoke, site-responsive theatre,
we are the answer!
From bringing historical characters to life at corporate events, to creating Christmas pantos for some of the UK’s biggest light trail attractions,
The Walking Theatre Company have the skills, experience and creativity to deliver your vision.
The Fabulous Tappuccinos
Through a combination of 1930’s musical pizzaz, street theatre, Victorian sporting suits, smart mob suprise and brand promotion, The Fabulous Tappuccino crew peak curiosity in passers by, create a buzz, and add a magical musical flare to venues, events, and even parties!
The Petrol Heads
Our Crazy Car Crew, armed with toolkits and megaphones, entertain all ages in the community with mad jokes and pop-up games, the Three Petrol Heads will double clutch the fun as the Race gets ready for the off!
Image: The Argyll Rally launch, Dunoon 2021
Past Projects Include:
Selkirks New Nation
A specially commissioned piece for the pupils of Powerview School in Manitoba, Canada. TWTC worked and performed with them in both Canada and Scotland, where they performed on the Isle of Lismore and at The Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.
Socially Distanced Father Christmas
TWTC are delighted to be spreading some Christmas cheer during the 2020 Festive season at 4 of the UK’s top visitor attractions – Bedgebury Pinetum, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, Stourhead, and Dunham Massey.
Brambly Hedge goes to Gordon Castle
TWTC was commissioned by the Moray Wildlife Watch Group to create a play based on the Brambly Hedge books. The project was supported by Scottish Natural Heritage, and was performed by TWTC alongside both the youth group and their leaders in the glorious ground of Gordon Castle, Forres.
Music Makes Me
An incredible Talent Development project, funded by Creative Scotland. TWTC ran this one-of-a-kind project which resulted in 10 Argyll musicians working together alongside Grammy-award-winning producer David Donaldson, and producer & musician Joe McAlinden, to create an album of original songs inspired by the wilds of Argyll.
Burke and Hare
Specially commissioned by Scottish Canals, TWTC created brought to life the murderous Burke and Hare, in an interactive theatrical experience, site-specific to the Falkirk Tunnel.
A Murder in Little Paris – Bucharest
TWTC travelled to Romania to perform a bespoke Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre event as a fundraiser for one of Bucharest’s top international schools. An incredible experience.
Keep Calm and Curry On!
A World War Two Flying Kitchen
Combining food theatre, our Flying Kitchens entertain and educate, as our professional chef serves up some authentic WWII dishes before your eyes, and our actors set the scene, sharing story and song from the time period.
Christmas at Kew – 2014-2019 inclusive
As Magic Falls, Twilight Begins…
TWTC are delighted to have been a part of the Christmas at Kew events since 2014, providing interactive, magical pop-up pantos as part of the illuminated light trail through the Gardens.
Written by TWTC for the Clan Lamont Society, this short, emotive play depicts the story of the Clan Chiefs sister, Isobel. Surviving the Massacre of the Clan Lamont at Castle Toward, she was cast out by the Campbells Chief’s, to suffer her fate on the high seas…
Two Thirds Fish – Tarbert
Stepping back in time to Tarbert Harbour’s past, finding out what life was like for the fishermen and their families, learning about the long hours and solid friendships formed.
In 2009, Forestry and Land Scotland & RCHAMS wanted to create an event that would re-engage and connect the local community to the site of Wilsontown, as part of the 2009 Homecoming celebrations. The site had once been a thriving indistrial community, and TWTC was tasked to produce an event targeted directly at the community celebrating their story, reconnecting generations, building trust, pride, and community identity.
Magical Creature Keepers – Christmas at London Zoo 2019
Did you know, London Zoo is not only home to many exotic animals from across the world, but also magical creatures with mystical powers? As part of the illuminated light trail over the Festive period, TWTC’s very own Magical Creature Keepers were found along the trail.
Loch Katrine, home of the Sir Walter Scott Steamship, host fantastic themed weekends throughout the Summer, and TWTC are delighted to bring to life fantastic characters to take part in the days events, including swashbuckling pirates, pictured here aboard the Lady of the Lake.
SPARC – Haliburton, Ontario, Canada
From rural Argyll, to rural Ontario – TWTC travelled to the Haliburton Highlands, where our Creative Director Sadie Dixon-Spain spoke at the conference about our work, and then alongside Colin Little performed an exciting conference short based on Treasure Island.
S’Misa Macbeth @ Holyrood: Festival of Politics & The Fringe
Delving into the wicked world of Lord Macbeth, TWTC brought a vibrant, interactive adaption of Shakespeare’s quintessential Scottish to The Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh as part of the 2013 Festival of Politics.
The Tree Keepers Shoogle
Christmas panto production at Bedgebury Pinetum, 2018 Season.
One of TWTC’s bespoke Christmas pantos, site-specific to Bedgebury Pinetum for their 2018 Christmas Light Trail.