Curious Investigators

26 Feb
Various times

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Age range
3 - 7 years

Run Time
40 Minutes

Run time: 40 minutes plus optional 20-minute stay-and-play session

Scribble and Clipboard have a job to do: sort the recycling. But Scribble keeps finding new things to investigate. When she discovers a mysterious egg hidden in the rubbish, the pair need the audience’s help to rescue an unborn chick. Can we save a mysterious egg from a smashing? And what will we discover along the way?

CURIOUS INVESTIGATORS is a cracking adventure created in collaboration with engineering experts from Lancaster University: a delightfully surprising, highly visual show for 3-7 year olds and their grown-ups.

Commissioned by Big Imaginations. Supported by Backstage Trust.

A One Tenth Human show written & directed by : Sarah Punshon
Performed by:  Aleysha Jade and Hannah Goudie-Hunter
Designed by:  Samuel Wilde
Sound & Music by: Niroshini Thambar & Nik Paget-Tomlinson

Producer: Rafia Hussain

A visual guide gives you lots of information about Z-arts and the show you are going to see, using pictures and accessible text. They are suitable for anyone who would benefit from a clear and accessible introduction to Z-arts and the show. Click the link to access: Curious Investigators Visual Guide

Advisory notes: There are no flashing lights. The sound design features some mild surprises, but nothing too loud and suitable for the age group. The show also features some bubbles.

This show is socially distanced.

Before you book your tickets, please note:
  • Large rug seats 3 – 6 people
  • Medium bench seats 2 – 5 people 
  • Large bench seats 3 – 6
  • Purple dots can be booked individually, but don’t worry – we’ll make sure you’re all sat together on the day. Please chat with our Box Office team if you have any questions.

Click on the rug/bench first then we’ll ask you how many you’d like to book for!


*M15 resident or a Z-arts Bright Sparks member? You may be eligible for discounted tickets. Chat to our Box Office team for more details, or log into your account to receive an automatic discount at the checkout!*

If you’re having problems booking online – Please ring or email our Box Office to book your place 0161 226 1912/

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