Welcome to the new website for Riverbank Productions. We produce touring children's shows for medium to slightly smaller sized theatres and venues across the UK, Ireland and Jersey. We are delighted to announce our 2018 production will be the exciting “Adventures of Dr Dolittle” following our very popular Christmas Pantomime for Christmas 2017 “Ali Baba and the Naughty Thieves”.With many years experience in children's theatre, Riverbank Productions create perfect family shows based on works of classic children's literature We have successfully toured “The Wind In The Willows” and “Pinocchio” and ”The Jungle Book”.
Welcome to Treasure Island, a place full of wonder, excitement and mystery! Riverbank Productions proudly presents its musical version of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic novel. With pirates, hidden treasure, swashbuckling action treasure maps and mutiny on the high seas. Meet the crew of the Hispaniola as they sail the seven seas in search for the lost plunder..The young cabin boy Jim Hawkins is swept away on the adventure of a lifetime when he stows away on the ship. But as the voyage progresses it quickly becomes clear that not all on board can be trusted as someofthecrewarePirates...IncludingtheinfamousLongJohnSilver...With brand new songs, puppets, humour, drama and action our version of Treasure Island will have a family audience laughing, cheering, singing and holding their breath all the way to the exciting ending...Suitable for families with children aged 4-10.
Our brand-newshowfromRiverbankProductionstellsthestoryofDrJohnDolittleMDwhoseparrot , Polynesia teaches him how to speak to animals! Of course this enables him to become a first-class animal doctor. One day a monkey from Africa arrives and asks him if he can journey to his homeland to cure for a colony of monkeys from a dreadful disease. So, accompanied by his trusty friends, Dab-Dab the duck, Gub Gub the pig, Too Too the owl and Jip the dog, Dr Doolittle embarks on an unforgettable journey to Africa and the adventure begins. Some of the animals in the production of played by puppets and others by the actors. As well as all the animals and the doctor himself, you may expect to meet such characters as Princess Bumpo, some swarthy pirates and a short sighted horse! Featuring new songs, especially composed for the show plus sing-along favourites, humour and lots of joining in, Dr Doolittle is the ideal show for all the family and particularly for children aged 5 to 10.
Riverbank Productions was formed in 2011 by Mike Brooks, Emma Frederick and Tom O'Shea. The company has over the years performed “TheWind In The Willows” “Pinocchio”, Alice In Wonderland, Robin Hood and Treasure Island to enthusiastic audiences throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and JerseyThey have performed in over 40 venues including:The Jersey Opera House, City Varieties, Leeds, The Roses Theatre Tewkesbury, An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny and The Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead.Before forming Riverbank theatre Tom, Emma and Mike have known each other and worked together for many years. They have independently written shows and music, sung, acted and directed for companies such as The Barking Dog Theatre Company, Saga Cruises -Theatre At Sea, Bristol Express, Troubadour Productions, Molecule Theatre, Applause Productions and SNAP amongst others.