Arty-Fact Theatre Company

Arty-Fact Theatre Company was founded by Brian Twiddy & Yvonne Peacock, after working extensively in the business for companies such as The Henson Organization, Spitting Image, The Oily Carte, The National Trust open-air theatre & The Hammersmith Theatre.

The Company have been delivering high standards of T.I.E and small-scale touring productions for over twenty years, and have successfully produced new work, along with Shakespeare and modern classics.

We tour nationally to primary, secondary, sixth form & colleges and are delighted to be able to offer our skills and experience in an exciting and engaging workshop.

The Workshop

The workshop will give your students an insight into how a professional theatre company creates new work and provide them with skills to embark on their own devised projects. Workshops will be run by experienced professional practitioners and pitched to the level and experience of your group. We fit into your timetable

  • How to create or adapt a script for performance.
  • Directing a play.
  • Storytelling.
  • How to improvise and develop an idea into a performance.
  • How to create and use puppet characters in productions.
  • All aspects of touring theatre.
  • Getting work in the industry.
  • Running your own company.
  • Q & A
  • Cost: £245 + vat.

Whether at the start of the course, to get enthusiasm and ideas flowing or halfway through, to help bring ideas to life and get them on stage, the workshops offer confidence and an insight into the real world of theatre.

Our innovative and informative workshop is available all year round.


Head of Drama: Kevin Rowntree
Pendleton College
Salford Manchester.