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Jack and the Beanstalk


A 55 minute live performance of “Jack and The Beanstalk” by Isla Cowan. A fully inclusive and interactive pantomime for all ages to enjoy, including spellbinding costumes and sets and GIANT sing-a-long songs.


~ Ages 4 - 99+
~ Show length: 55 minutes
~ Space: 6 x 6 m
Touring from 18th November 2022 to January 13th 2023
Resources: www.hopscotchtheatre.com/jack-and-the-beanstalk-resource-pack


‘Jack and The Beanstalk’ is a contemporary adaptation of the classic pantomime tale written by award-winning playwright, Isla Cowan. It reframes the title character of Jack as a talented young female scientist interested in all things STEM. Set in a pantomime land school it is perfect for school audiences to celebrate the festive season and the arrival of the end of term. Featuring spell-binding costumes and GIANT sing-a-long songs from one of Scotland’s longest established pantomime companies. ‘Jack in The Beanstalk’ is fully self-contained and the team bring everything they need to create theatre in your school hall taking the headache out of organising buses and tickets.

Creative team

Written by Isla Cowan
Directed by Andy McGregor & Calum Moore
Design by Jenny Booth
Scenic Art by Kate Thwaites
Creative Engagement Producing by Stephanie Black-Daniels
Choreography by Lynne Bustard
Costume Design by Fraser Lappin & Florence Campbell-Gray


Yellow Team: Jessica Donnelly, Gregor McKay, Joe Proctor, Sophie Riddoch
Blue Team: Sandy Bain, Michael Barker, Megan Lovat, Gill McGowan
Green Team: Cath Barrett, Calum Beaton, Ryan Kane, Shona Paterson

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