A new interactive science and drama experience – produced with Theatre of Science.

Join us on an operation to find a new planet!

Hoglets Theatre teams up with Theatre of Science to bring you an interactive, fun and science-packed new adventure.

Using drama, astronomy, science experiments and a lot of imagination, we’ll journey beyond the solar system in this workshop to explore where humans might live next.

This production is aimed at ages 5-11. 
Running time: approx 45 minutes

Booking a performance

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Meet the Cast

Gemma Sharp

Gemma is the founder of Hoglets Theatre. She worked as an actor in Film, Theatre and TV for over 15 years. She founded Hoglets storytelling classes in 2013, following the birth of her first child. Since then Hoglets has expanded to original theatre performances, tours, schools and festivals workshops. Gemma loves puppets, Shakespeare and Iron Man.

Lara Stafford

Lara joined Hoglets in 2018 for their sell-out play Sea Storm in a Teacup. An actor and physics teacher, her company Theatre of Science designs science communication shows for children and adults in the York area. She loves fossil hunting, baking and the colour green. www.theatreofscience.co.uk


  • Gemma Sharp
  • Lara Stafford


  • Written by Gemma Sharp and Lara Pattison

Special thanks to:

Frances Postlethwaite and all at EXPLORE Libraries

Praise for our previous productions

"My son loved the show! It was perfect for him, you were all so great! 🙂 We'll definitely be back for more! "
Sea Storm in a Teacup - a new Hoglets play by Gemma Curry
"With gorgeous mermaid puppets, shadow play, and music on toy saxophones, squeezeboxes and kazoos, this production is truly accessible and inspiring to young audiences"