Little Red and The Big Bad WolfZ

8 Dec, 9 Dec, 10 Dec, 15 Dec, 16 Dec
Various times

Ages 5+

A Unity Theatre and Action Transport Theatre production in association with Z-arts and The Brewery, Kendal.

Running Time: 1 hour 20 mins including an interval (There will be an interval with an opportunity to buy drinks, ice creams and show merchandise. Interval refreshments can be pre-ordered before the performances start at the Café.)

Get yourself down to Z-arts this Christmas for Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf, a festive day out for the whole family!


We’ll be running free Art Cart activities for all ticket holders. There will be arts and crafts in the Z-arts Cafe before all performances for children of all ages, so bring the whole family along for glittery, gluey fun before or after the show!


And the fun doesn’t stop when the curtain falls! All children will receive a free Little Red Goody bag containing activities to take home, stickers and a chance to win lucky dip prizes!

Watch the trailer


A small figure sets off, with red cloak and hood
to grandmas they go, the other side of the woods

Do not stop to smell the flowers, or sing to the birds
or climb a tall tree, remember these words…

Do not leave the path, for you’d make a tasty treat!
For the hungriest wolf of all, who is ready to eat! 

Join us this Christmas for a bold and highly theatrical re-telling of the well-known classic tale packed with music, dance and song.

Exploring the thrill of the unknown versus the safety and familiarity of the path. Little Red and The Big Bad Wolf is the old fairytale as you’ve never seen it before..are the wolves really the villains in a world where the woodcutter is destroying the forest? And is Grandma the trophy hunter really not very well?

“Perfectly formed… recaptures the art of sharing folktales by the fireside” –  The Stage

“A witty and intelligent production that engages adult and child alike” – The Reviews Hub

“Handing out biscuits at the end which the Grandma had made gave it a real festive vibe” – North West End

“The perfect way to see in the beginning of the festive season, portraying forgiveness and the coming together of family. A great family outing for all ages to enjoy.” – North West End

Public Performances

Friday 8 December 7pm (BSL Integrated) – watch the trailer for the BSL integrated performance

Saturday 9 December 11am (Relaxed performance) & 2.30pm – Learn More about relaxed performances at Z-arts

Sunday 10 December 11am & 2.30pm

Friday 15 December 7pm (BSL Integrated) – watch the trailer for the BSL integrated performance

Saturday 16 December 11am & 2.30pm

Schools Performances

Tues 5- Fri 8 and Tues 12- Fri 15 December

Please contact for more information.

Photo credit: Brian Roberts Photography


Anyone who requires a companion, including guide dogs, to accompany them to events at Z-arts can book an additional ticket at no charge. Personal Assistant tickets are available to book online for all bookable events, in person at the Box Office or by telephone on 0161 232 6089.

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Fri 8 Dec 19:00
Sat 9 Dec 11:00 14:30
Sun 10 Dec 11:00 14:30
Fri 15 Dec 19:00
Sat 16 Dec 11:00 14:30

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