Sabina running a Marathon for Rufus and Rabbit

Sabina running a Marathon for Rufus and Rabbit

Sabina, joint AD of Filament Theatre, is running a marathon to raise money towards the production of ‘Rufus Longbottom and the Space Rabbit’ and its accompanying participation work. The marathon will be in two bits – ie, she will be running the Blenheim half marathon on October 1st 2017 and Oxford half-marathon on October 8th […]

Watch some songs from ‘Rufus’

 Have a little look and listen to a couple of songs we were working on during R&D with our fantastic cast, Lula Mebrahtu, Jonathan Hume, Simon Prag, Josh Considine and Rebecca Thorn. Filmed for us by David Wolfin. CLICK THIS!

The Team

The Team

Meet the team who worked with us to take a further sharing to our partner schools in Derbyshire and Oxfordshire from 7th-9th March 2017. Rebecca Thorn, Lula Mebrahtu, Simon Prag, Josh Considine and Jonathan Hume performed songs and scenes and demonstrated ideas to children at Dallimore and Ladywood Primary Schools in Kirk Hallam, St John’s […]

Work from our R&D week in Oxford and Derby

Work from our R&D week in Oxford and Derby

A wonderful week in Oxfordshire and Derbyshire, sharing a second period of R&D on ‘Rufus Longbottom and the Space Rabbit ‘ found us seeing some truly imaginative work from pupils at Dallimore school inspired by the project. This can all be seen at: www.onceupona.filament-theatre.com. Well worth a look!

Trailer from our R&D

Trailer from our R&D

We have a wonderful trailer for our next show – inspired by storylines and characters we have gathered during and after our work with children in Derbyshire, Oxfordshire and East London on our Once Upon a Project. ‘Rufus Longbottom and the Space Rabbit’ will be touring next July! See the trailer here

I’m Still Young For My Age

I’m Still Young For My Age

Well, it has been an incredibly busy week of R&D. We have some really interesting characters to work with, Rufus Longbottom, Dan and Anne all live in the Tandaria Care Home, looked after by the ever patient Bernard. When an Alien Space Rabbit crash lands outside his window, Rufus is drawn to help it. So […]

Fleshing out some characters

Today we have been finding our more about some of the characters that emerged during our workshops, in particular, Rufus Longbottom, Dan the angry old man, Anne the explorer, Scotland, Amelia Hook and Picklepine.

First Day of R&D on ‘Once Upon A’

Today has been the first day with our wonderful performers, KM, Lula, Rebecca, Simon and David and our designer, Tina. We spent all day introducing them to the work we had received from Ray Lodge, Grafton, New City, St John Fisher, South Moreton, St Johns C of E, Dallimore and Ladywood Primary Schools. We have […]