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Ten in the Bed

For ages 3-8 and their family and friends

Calendar Icon 1 Jan 1970
Age Rating IconAges 3-8
Clock Icon50 minutes

Is it a bed? Or a boat? Or a giant slice of toast? For Naz and Iggy and their eight friends, their bed is a place where imagination can fill their tummies with tasty treats and take them to familiar warm places. Well, sometimes.

Join the boat-bed’s disparate crew as they dream up playful tales of pirates, misunderstood sharks and fishing trips that hook some unexpected catches. But what happens if the bed is not big enough to fit everyone in? How do they decide who gets to stay and who has to go?

This humorous and inventive new show celebrates the power of imaginary play and proves there’s always enough room to have fun, even when the world is at its most daunting.

Written by award-winning teenage fiction writer Steve Tasane (Child I, Blood Donors), Ten in the Bed sensitively explores the child refugee experience, where the power of invention offers an escape from reality. Framed by an evocative soundscape, it is the latest exhilarating production from Half Moon.

All seating is unreserved. All performances are relaxed performances and blind and visually impaired audiences can pre-book touch tours prior to all performances. Find out more about how to find usaccess and some FAQs about your visit. If the show you want to see is sold out, you can join our waiting list and we will get in touch if any tickets become available.

For schools’ booking please contact schools@halfmoon.org.uk

Please note: Performances on Tuesday 4, Wednesday 5, Thursday 6 and Monday 10 June are schools performances. Members of the public are very welcome, but please be aware that there will be large school groups in attendance.

“A beautiful example of reimagining a difficult world through friendship and fun to make it a better place…. A positive tale with lots of smiles for a young audience… It has deep questions woven in, which definitely prompt further conversation.”

Everything Theatre

“We all loved the production; the topic and play was suitable for all ages. It was so interesting with the kids afterwards what everyone was most impressed about. Also as an adult, it was very emotional to watch.”

Audience member

Rehearsal images

Teaser trailer

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