Family Story

Join us each day for a family-friendly story read by some Storyhouse favourites! Running from
Happening today at 11am
  • Online

Every day, familiar faces from Storyhouse, including actors, librarians and team members will read stories and parts of stories chosen by you! Fill out the form below or find us at @StoryhouseLive on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to request your favourite story.

Storyhouse’s Jacob reads Little Red Riding Hood Revolting Rhymes:

Kaffe Keating, a former member of The Secret Seven at Storyhouse, reads from The Secret Seven.

Jess Dives, a real-life Borrower from Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre in 2019, reads from The Borrowers by Mary Norton.

Claire Redcliffe reads from The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis.

Polly Lister, from Blue Stockings at Storyhouse, reads from The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.

Tom Richardson, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre regular, reads from The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame.

Rebecca Birch, Storyhouse’s Alice in Wonderland, reads from The Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll.

Natasha Rickman, director of Antigone, reads The King’s Breakfast by AA Milne.

Storyhouse’s David from the library team sings Old McDonald.

Jonathan Dryden Taylor, Storyhouse’s Alice in Wonderland, reads from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Storyhouse’s Louise reads Oi Frog by Kes Gray.

Request a story/poem/reading for an 11am Family Story.

Upcoming events

Friday 10 July 11am Online
Saturday 11 July 11am Online
Cinema The Perfect Candidate (PG)

1 hr 34 | When ambitious Maryam runs for her local city elections, her audacious candidacy starts to build momentum despite the restriction of women’s roles in Saudi Arabia.

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Moonlight Drive

Moonlight Drive is a new open-air cinema experience in Chester.  A huge  30ft cinema screen and FM radio broadcast means…

Cinema Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse (PG)

1 hr 57 | Teenager Miles Morales discovers the limitless possibilities of ‘the Spider-Verse’ as he learns about becoming a web-slinging hero.

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Cinema Trolls World Tour (U)

1 hr 31 | [AD] Queen Poppy and her friends try to save all the Trolls and their music from the Queen of Hard Rock Trolls. Big screen family fun.

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Cinema Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Tomorrow 6.30pm
Storyhouse Theatre

2 hrs 14 | Join us for the foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and the Freddie Mercury.

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Cinema The Greatest Showman (PG)
Tomorrow 2pm; Sun 6.30pm
Storyhouse Theatre

1 hr 42 | Back by popular demand, Hugh Jackman stars in the hit musical celebrates the life of P. T. Barnum.

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Cinema A Star is Born (15)
Mon 7pm; Tue 7pm; Thu 7pm
Storyhouse Theatre

2 hrs 16 | Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga find and lose fame in this new take on the classic love story.

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Cinema 1917 (15)
Mon 4pm; Tue 4pm; Wed 7pm; Thu 4pm
Storyhouse Theatre

1 hr 59 | AD | At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers are given a seemingly impossible mission.

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Cinema Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (PG)
Today 2pm, 5pm, 8pm + more times
Storyhouse Theatre

2 hr 2 | Celebrating it’s 40th Anniversary in 2020 – a rare chance to see this most loved of the Star Wars franchise back on the big screen.

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Cinema The Call of the Wild (PG)

1 hr 45 | AD | The story of Buck, a big-hearted dog whose life is turned upside down when he is uprooted from his California home to the exotic wilds of the Alaskan Yukon.

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