Alice through the Looking Glass
The story of Through the Looking-Glass is a family favourite, following Alice’s fantastical adventures in the strange world she enters through the mirror above her drawing-room fireplace.
What she finds there is a world laid out in the form of a giant chess board and before long Alice finds herself entering the game as a white pawn. The story follows her travels across the board until she reaches the eighth square and is finally crowned a queen.
Alice Through the Looking Glass is packed full of Carroll’s most memorable and enduring characters as well as many of his finest nonsense poems and songs and Michael Whitmore’s delightful adaptation captures all the quirky charm of the original in a fanciful and fabulous treat for Carroll fans as well as all the family.
SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS: A space approximately 20ft x 20ft at one end of a school hall (raised or on the flat is fine) and access to a plug socket. Actors will introduce themselves to office staff on arrival and need their small van as close as possible to the performance area for loading and unloading.
SET-UP TIME: 50 minutes
DURATION: 70 – 75 minutes
PACK-UP TIME: 40 minutes
AUDIENCE LIMIT (schools): 300
“Delighted to tell you that last night’s performance was another triumph for Quantum at the Hill House. Well done and congratulations to the four players for an entertaining and engaging performance! Many thanks” – The National Trust for Scotland
“Many thanks for a wonderful performance of Alice Through the Looking Glass at Scotney Castle last night. You held a 10- and a 7-year-old completely spellbound. The rendering of the Walrus and the Carpenter was a real tour de force.” – National Trust
“Thank you for a most enjoyable performance of Alice at East Riddlesden Hall last night.” – National Trust
Would just like to send a huge thanks to you….who all put on a terrific show for us at Holkham last Thursday. It was a real treat to have you back, your last performance, held here of Treasure Island, seems an absolute age away. The crew were marvellous, energetic, fun and creative and a real pleasure to have….” – Holkham Hall