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The Many Doors of Frank Feelbad by Bootworks

A show for kids and their accompanying grown-ups.

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Thu 16 Feb - Sun 19 Feb 11:30am + 2pm

Running time: 60 mins

Venue: Downstairs

Building on the huge success of critically acclaimed ‘The Incredible Book Eating Boy’ (***** Scotsman 2011), Total Theatre Award-winners Bootworks Theatre create The Lose-O-Porium – an intimate space where all lost things live. And where Frank’s adventures can be enjoyed by small audiences of children and their grown ups.

Frank is an inquisitive chap with a big problem; what’s happened to Mum? Join Frank on his adventure to find her. There’ll be scavenger hunts, puzzles to solve and even some dancing to dub-step. Dealing sensitively with grief and loss, the show asks how we cope when things go missing. This interactive performance is presented within The Lose-O-Porium – an intimate space where all lost things live, and where Frank’s adventures can be enjoyed by small audiences and their grown ups.

“utterly, sometimes alarmingly, consistently magically, wonderful” – The Guardian (on Bootworks' previous show The Incredible Book-eating Boy)

BSL-INTERPRETED PERFORMANCE: FRI 17 FEBRUARY 11.30AM

Suitable for ages 4-7

Why not buy a FAMILY TICKET: £25 for 2 adults and 2 children OR 1 adult and 3 children!

SPECIAL OFFER: Book for DIY Puppet Disco Workshop & Frank Feelbad show on the same day and pay just £12 adult | £8 child for both


"Tackling difficult issues with a tender touch and lots of humour, this show is all about the things we lose and the things we find."
Curious Mum

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  • Thu 16 Feb, 11:30am
  • Thu 16 Feb, 2:00pm
  • Fri 17 Feb, 11:30am
  • Fri 17 Feb, 2:00pm
  • Sat 18 Feb, 11:30am
  • Sat 18 Feb, 2:00pm
  • Sun 19 Feb, 11:30am
  • Sun 19 Feb, 2:00pm

Bootworks Theatre Collective is James Baker, Robert Daniels, Andy Roberts, Producer Becki Haines, Education Coordinator Sophia Walls and Associate Artists Natalie Green and Daniel Kok.

Bootworks are a group of artists who work in a range of disciplines and contexts. They make a varied spectrum of work including devised performance, live art and children’s shows. Bootworks deliver between four to five creative projects per year, accessing varying audiences and demographics. Alongside this they run a series of workshops and paid intern projects for young people and emergent artists. Bootworks are resident artists at the ShowRoom Theatre, Chichester.

Additional information

Commissioned by Warwick Arts Centre,greenhouse, artsdepot and Worthing Theatres. Supported by The ShowRoom, University of Chichester, Stratford Circus & Worboys Productions. Funded by Arts Council England.

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