The Suitcase

Children's Shows (theatre, storytelling)

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  • Pleasance Courtyard - The Green
  • 15:20
  • Aug 4-16, 18-21
  • 35 minutes
  • Suitability: 5+ (4-8)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Toby Mitchell and Co
  • Warnings and additional info: This show includes audience participation.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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When a weary stranger arrives one day, carrying only a suitcase, everyone is full of questions. Why is he here? Where has he come from? And just what is in the suitcase? The stranger claims it contains a teacup, a table and chair – and a cabin on a hillside. Will anyone believe him? Find out in this heart-warming new show for everyone aged four and up – adapted from Chris Naylor-Ballesteros' award-winning book by Toby Mitchell (artistic director of Tall Stories) and Verity Clayton. 'A touching story about friendship and the importance of kindness' (

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Access via The Green area. Quite steep ramp at entrance. All seating moveable.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices