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The Magic Lantern and the Story Thief

11th December 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 24th December 2021 @ 7:00 pm


Stiltskin Theatre Company’s festive winter show…

The Magic Lantern and The Story Thief

Be part of the adventure!

A festive outdoor Christmas show at The Soapbox Children’s Theatre, Devonport Park, Plymouth.

Stiltskin create a rich tapestry of light and dark, where people’s stories are brought to life by the light of the magic lantern – whilst the story thief waits in the shadows, looking for a story of her own. Full of fun and wonderful surprises for all the family.


SUITABLE FOR: 4 to 94 years (Younger siblings welcome and children under 18 months are FREE)
We are also running a show for under 5’s called The Christmas Mouse.

DURATION: Approx. 90 mins includes an interval

LICENSED CAFE: Serving warming mulled wine, hot chocolate and traditional gingerbread and mince pies

SEATING: Undercover seating will be provided. You can upgrade to cushioned seating or hire a hot water bottle to keep you snuggly warm.

WHERE: In and around The Soapbox Children’s Theatre, Devonport Park (Corner of Milne Place & Exmouth Rd) PL1 4QH

PARKING: Free roadside parking available close by.

WEATHER: It’s Devon, it’s going to rain at some point! In most cases performances will go ahead come rain or shine (or snow!). However, if the theatre management decide it is not safe to go ahead or the MET Office issues a severe weather warning amber or above, you will be offered a choice of a full refund, gift voucher or booking transfer. (Please see full terms and conditions for more details).


Sat 11th Dec 2021, 3pm-4.30pm and 6pm-7.30pm

Sun 12th Dec 2021, 3pm-4.30pm and 6pm-7.30pm

Sat 18th Dec 2021, 3pm-4.30pm and 6pm-7.30pm

Sun 19th Dec 2021, 3pm-4.30pm and 6pm-7.30pm

Tues 21st Dec 2021, 3pm-4.30pm and 6pm-7.30pm

Wed 22nd Dec 2021, 3pm-4.30pm and 6pm-7.30pm

Thurs 23rd Dec 2021, 3pm-4.30pm and 6pm-7.30pm

Fri 24th Dec 2021, 3pm-4.30pm and 5.30pm-7pm

Please note: Sorry, no unsupervised children admitted. Advertised ticket prices subject to change without notice. Tickets are non-refundable or transferable.



11th December 2021 @ 3:00 pm
24th December 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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The Soapbox Theatre
Just inside Devonport Park, At the corner of Milne Plc and Exmouth Road,
Plymouth, PL1 4QH Plymouth
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