Private: The House That Jackson Built

Show Details

Dates: STREAMING Sat 27 Feb - Fri 12 Mar (not Sun)
Times: From 11am (14 days access)
Running Time: 58 mins
Age Range: 4-10


Half Moon presents a live-recorded performance of
The House That Jackson Built
a Justin Coe production for ages 4-10s



This show has closed captioning for d/Deaf and hard of hearing audiences and is also available with British Sign Language.

Put your sofa in the front row with a digital production of The House That Jackson Built, live-recorded at Half Moon Theatre and professionally filmed and edited. Join us for an online performance that puts the best seats in the house into your own home. 

Jackson’s dad is building a new house out of weird and whacky bits and bobs that people have thrown away. The last few years have been hard for young Jackson, living without his mum. Now his dad wants to make a new start, but Jackson isn’t ready to move on. Not until he blows the dust off mum’s favourite old book and conjures up the Story Fairy.

Celebrating books and the joy of reading, The House That Jackson Built features a larger than life pop-up book and thrilling adventures, including a giant who cannot say “fee-fi-fo-fum”, an elephant professor and the Wordy Wordy Birdie.

This magical spoken word theatre show delights in family, recycling and the power of imagination.



  • Booking for each performance closes one hour before the start time.
  • Screening ticket holders will receive an email approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled viewing time with a link and password to watch the show, which will be streamed online via Vimeo.
  • Ticket holders will also be sent accompanying online workshop activities, which can also be viewed online via Vimeo.
  • Once you have the show links you can watch the show whenever you want. The production will not automatically start at 11am. Once you have the link, you can watch the show at a time that is convenient to you (within 14 days).
  • The production will be available to access for 14 days after the performance time and you can watch the show as many times as you like.
  • Closed captions are available to watch for this production. The captions will not appear on the plays or trailers automatically. You will need to turn them on each time you watch anything. To turn on captions when viewing a video, click the CC button in the player’s bottom toolbar. In the menu that appears, select the caption or subtitle track you’d like to see. 
  • We will be streaming the show via Vimeo. You can access the production via your laptop, PC, smartphone or tablet with a stable internet connection. To connect to your television you will need either Apple TV, chrome cast, or a compatible smart TV app. Find out more about watching on the Vimeo Smart TV App.
  • The House That Jackson Built is also available with British Sign Language.
  • Having problems? Contact us or call 020 7709 8900 and someone will get back to you as soon as possible. 




For a Schools’ Virtual Performance Package of this show email: Beccy Allen, Head of Creative Learning, or call 020 7709 8900.


This digital season of work has been made possible by funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, distributed by City Bridge Trust through the London Community Response Fund. Thanks to National Lottery players for making this possible.