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Les Enfants Terribles

‘Razor sharp theatre group Les Enfants Terribles’ (THE TELEGRAPH) is one of the most innovative and exciting theatre companies working today. 

Their work includes award winning, international stage shows such as THE TRENCH and THE TERRIBLE INFANTS, ground-breaking immersive work like ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND and THE GAME'S AFOOT, innovative outdoor touring work such as THE MARVELLOUS IMAGINARY MENAGERIE and large scale public events for the likes of Save the Children, the British Library and the V&A. 

Run by Oliver Lansley and James Seager the company is dedicated to creating original, innovative and exciting theatre. Known for their striking visual aesthetic and innovative use of props, puppetry and live music Les Enfants Terribles are constantly pushing themselves to explore new ways of telling stories and immersing themselves and their audiences in the weird and wonderful worlds created by their shows.  Les Enfants Terribles artistic policy is to make theatre they love and theatre that excites them, and they hope in turn excites their audience. 

Founded in 2001 by Artistic Director Oliver Lansley, Les Enfants Terribles has established a large and loyal following for its unique work, performed all over the world as well as building a large and loyal UK touring audience.  In 2012 Les Enfants Terribles formed sister children's company Les Petits Theatre with a focus on taking well known children's literature and bringing them to life on stage in creative and exciting ways. In 2017, Les Enfants Terribles were included in The Stage 100 and were nominated for the Innovation Award in The Stage Awards. 

‘A talented company with a very sure sense of its own distinctive storytelling style.’ THE GUARDIAN 

The children’s arm of Les Enfants, Les Petits Theatre Company, was established in 2012 to inspire, enthuse, entertain and delight young audiences. Using well-known and loved children’s literature we aim to take stories from the page and bring them to life in creative and exciting ways.  Les Petits shows include CAPTAIN FLINN AND THE PIRATE DINOSAURS; ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND; CAPTAIN FLINN AND THE PIRATE DINOSAURS 2: THE MAGIC CUTLASS and David Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON.

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