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Take a look at previous productions. Sometimes it is possible for shows to be re-mounted so please let us know if you are interested in any shows. You can also check out In Development and Touring Show pages.



Based on workshops undertaken with boys aged 9–11 on the theme of responsibility, Twist is a co-production with Kopergietery, Belgium. The show is about a boy attempting to fix his parents’ problems – and how his actions lead to even more trouble and confusion, and to some strange and scary encounters in the night…


The Snow Queen – Online

A brand new online show from NIE!


The Night of February 28th

A challenging, humorous and high octane show with a lot of music, with the murder of Sweden’s then-prime minister Olof Palme as a backdrop.


The Emigrants

Millions of young people are leaving Europe in the 19th century. Poverty, famine, wars and disillusioning political developments are forcing them to leave their homes. Mostly via Hamburg or Bremerhaven they cross the Atlantic Ocean, drawn towards the land of hope and glory which everyone is talking about. During their weeklong travel at sea, in […]

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Tales From the River Thames

The River Thames brought the world to London and London to the world. It leads to the countryside, out to the sea and cuts the city in half. The Unicorn Theatre and award-winning NIE have come together to create a magical show that brings to life the many mysterious and adventure-filled tales about what might […]


Tales From the Middle of Town

There is a shop – a big shop – in the middle of a busy shopping centre. But this shop doesn’t sell toys, or food, or mobile telephones – this shop sells stories. The show took you on a magical shopping trip with vampire shopkeepers, moody book-shop customers and Lilly’s first day at her glasses […]


Tales from a Sea Journey/HAV

NIE embarked on a transatlantic voyage on board the GMA-CGM Fort St Louis, a container ship en route from Le Havre in France to Guadeloupe in the West Indies.



An interactive audio experience that uncovers the secrets of past and present surveillance operations.


Song of Lost Treasures

The Song of Lost Treasures is based on children’s responses to two questions: Where are things when they are lost? And what stories are carried in things that are lost? Using live music, projections, animation and physical theatre, NIE transports you into the magical world of life’s lost treasures. The performance is played in traverse […]

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Snow White

Join our charmingly cheerful heroine as she escapes her hilariously homicidal stepmother with help from a family of feisty woods-dwelling, banjo-strumming, washboard-wearing vegans.


Pim and Theo

Two men were shot in cold blood on the streets of Holland. Victims of extremism, Theo Van Gogh and Pim Fortuyn weren’t afraid to make their opposing political views known. ‘Inspired by Ian Buruma’s book The Limits of Tolerance’ and incorporating sound and film design as well as live performance, four European theatre companies join […]


North North North

In 1897 three Swedish adventurers headed for the North Pole in a hydrogen filled balloon. Their aim was to explore new lands…


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