This year for the first time, children can enjoy the unique experience of watching a show in Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre with a show that’s tailor-made for kids. Billy Shakes – Wonderboy is the perfect introduction to the Bard for children and grown-ups alike, ideal for fans of Horrible Histories. This brand new show for children aged 4+ and their grown-ups is an exciting and irreverent retelling of William Shakespeare’s childhood, performed inside the replica Elizabethan theatre beside Clifford’s Tower in York.
Join Billy Shakes and his two mates as he discovers his voice and the tales that have captivated the world for centuries. Bursting with live music, puppetry and a wealth of brilliantly barmy historical inaccuracies, this 50-minute fun-filled show is performed in the open air ‘groundlings’ courtyard of the theatre (dress for the weather!). With a running time of just under an hour, and taking place during the day, it’s been programmed to fit into your family summer.
Win a family ticket to Billy Shakes Wonderboy!
We’ve teamed up with our friends at Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre to offer one lucky family a family ticket to see Billy Shakes Wonderboy during the summer holidays! You can enter in any or all of the following ways:
- Visit our Facebook page, like and share the post about this competition (and be sure you’ve liked our page too, or your entry won’t count as the competition is only open to followers of the Little Vikings page)
- Join our Facebook Group and like the competition post within the group
- Follow us on Twitter and retweet the tweet about this competition
- Follow us on Instagram and comment ‘Win’ on our latest image
Billy Shakes Wonderboy runs at Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre on selected dates from 23rd July to 24th August 2019 at 10.30am. Visit shakespearesrosetheatre.com
The small print
The prize is one family ticket (4 people) for Billy Shakes t at Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre. Competition tickets are only valid on the date agreed and cannot be transferred to another performance. Tickets are subject to availability and will be the best available on the day you book. Travel and accommodation is not included. No cash alternative. Winners must book in advance through the Lunchbox Theatrical productions office. Please call Pollyanna Jenkins on 01653 619619 or email Tickets will be at the on-site box office ready to collect on the day of the performance under the name you provide.