How To Be a Kid

How To Be a Kid

Paines Plough, Theatr Clwyd and Orange Tree Theatre production
Written by Sarah McDonald-Hughes

Friday 6 & Saturday 7 October, 10.30am
Tickets £6.50

Help Molly learn how to be a kid.

Molly cooks. Molly does the dishes. Molly gets her little brother Joe ready for school. Molly is only 12, but she doesn't feel much like a kid anymore. Now Molly's Mum is feeling better, maybe things will get back to normal. Can you help Molly learn how to be a kid again?

Join Molly, Joe and her Nan for a larger than life story of family, friends and fitting in.

Warning: Contains dancing, chocolate cake and an epic car chase. 

Recommended age 7+

Family tickets £22 for two adults and two children or one adult and three children. 

 

★★★★ “A fast-paced comedic romp… lives that are turned around through communication, hope and love.” The Scotsman
★★★★ “An action-packed, uplifting piece about the value of imagination… its explanation of mental illness for a young audience is perfectly, sensitively pitched.” The List
★★★★★ “Brilliant fast-paced production… plenty of laughs along the way and a touch of dancing too with a catchy Taylor Swift pop soundtrack.” Edinburgh Festival For Kids
★★★★★ “This touching one-act play is perfectly suited to provoke thought and compassion in mature children or to entertain and move adults.” Ed Fest Mag
★★★★ “A gripping and unforgettably moving 50 minutes.” Theatre Guide London
★★★★ “Paines Plough have done it again – an engrossing, energetic and entertaining show.” ScotsGay
★★★★ “This is perfect start to a day… this heart-warming story is sensitive, uplifting and great fun. This is storytelling at its finest.” British Theatre Guide
★★★★ “How to Be a Kid is superb family entertainment, proving energetic and colourful with a heart-rending and emotional story. It doesn’t get much better than this.” 730 Review

Roundabout
Market Square, Darlington

Friday 6 October, 10.30am Book Now
Saturday 7 October, 10.30am Book Now

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PLEASE NOTE THAT NO LATECOMERS WILL BE ADMITTED AND THAT IF YOU LEAVE THE PERFORMANCE YOU WILL NOT BE RE-ADMITTED.