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We are based in Central Library in Islington, London, where we have an office and a rehearsal/performance studio. 

We are members of the Independent Theatre CouncilInternational Performing Arts for Youth (IPAY) and the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People (ASSITEJ).

In North America our shows are represented by Holden & Arts Associates.

In Australia our shows are produced by CDP Theatre Producers.

In Germany our shows are produced by Junges Theater Bonn.

Nearly every August we perform at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. We usually perform at the Pleasance.

‘The Gruffalo’, ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’, ‘Room on the Broom’ and ‘The Snail and the Whale’ are published by Macmillan Children’s Books.

‘The Smeds and the Smoos’ is published by Scholastic

‘Emily Brown and the Thing’ is published by Hachette Children's Group

While making our fact-inspired shows, we were advised by:

The Natural History Museum for ‘How the Giraffe got its Neck’
The Royal Society for ‘Twinkle Twonkle’
The University of Hertfordshire for ‘My Brother the Robot’


Arts Council England has granted us funding for specific productions, most recently ‘My Brother the Robot’.

John Lyon’s Charity aims to enhance the conditions of life and improve the life-chances of young people in London through education. It has helped to fund several of our projects, most recently primary school art workshops in Westminster based upon ‘The Snow Dragon’.

The London Borough of Hillingdon supported Tall Stories from 2006 to 2009 with subsidised office space and rehearsal space as well as funding a programme of work to provide low cost performances to schools within the borough.