Family Story

Join us each day for a family-friendly story read by some Storyhouse favourites! Running from
Last event: Saturday 11 July 2020 at 11am

Members get 10% off tickets at Storyhouse. Moonlight Flicks and Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. £4 month, no commitment, priority booking, no fees, instant access, two tickets per member.

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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.

Cinema Kings of The Road (18)

2 hr 55 | A film about friendship between Bruno, who repairs film projectors and travels along the inner-German border in his truck, and the psychologist Robert, who is fleeing from his own past.

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Cinema The American Friend (12A)

2 hr 6 | Jonathan Zimmermann believes that he will soon die of leukemia. The unscrupulous American Tom Ripley, learns of this and exploits Zimmermann’s illness for his own purposes.

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Cinema Wings of Desire (12A)

2 hr 8 | Guardian angels listen to mortals and attempt to comfort them but one of them wishes to become human after he falls in love with the beautiful trapeze artist.

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Cinema Paris, Texas (12A)

2 hr 28 | The story of Travis, a man who wanders out of Mexico and into Texas one day, in the blazing heat of the “Big Bend”.

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Cinema ROH Live: Il Trovatore (TBC)

3 hrs 25 | A devastating curse rises from the ashes in Verdi’s monumental tale of superstition and rivalry.

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Cinema ROH Live: The Sleeping Beauty (TBC)

3 hr 25 | Magic and fairytale characters are brought to life through ballet in this well-known family favourite.

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Cinema ROH Live: The Marriage of Figaro (TBC)

4 hrs | Director David McVicar brings out the revolutionary elements in Mozart’s great comic opera of intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness.

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Cinema ROH Live: Cinderella (TBC)

3 hrs | A new production of the much-loved Royal Ballet fairytale classic.

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Cinema ROH Live: Turandot (TBC)

3 hr 20 | Puccini’s final opera is a glorious pageant of rich colour, dance and drama in Andrei Serban’s classic staging.

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Cinema ROH Live: Like Water For Chocolate (TBC)

3 hr 10 | Christopher Wheeldon’s new full-length ballet brings the magic realism of this famous modern Mexican novel to The Royal Ballet.

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