We are a professional theatre company based in Yorkshire with a reputation for taking high quality productions to communities across the North of England since 2008.We use teams of dedicated industry professionals who are committed to presenting first class theatre.
We tailor our shows & tours for our audiences; choosing popular & appealing plays, visiting accessible venues in easy reach, keeping ticket prices low & orchestrating our tours to enable us to make regular visits.
We have played in some wonderful towns & venues on our travels and we look forward to return visits to many of these spots. We also remain keen to find new communities to add to our tour lists. We look forward to seeing you soon.
2008 - Planet Rabbit launch in East Yorkshire with a 16 date tour of Sue Townsend's 'Groping For Words'.
2009 - We begin rehearsing in both East Yorkshire and West Yorkshire. We present Joyce Grenfell's 6 Nursery School monologues at a private function & at the Buxton Festival Fringe. We also take 'Anorak of Fire' and 'Standby on Stage Please!' to the Buxton Fringe. We tour Sue Townsend's 'Bazaar & Rummage' with original songs written for Planet Rabbit. We also take 'Nightwatch' to the Daffodil Theatre Awards final in Milton Keynes.
2010 - Planet Rabbit relocate to West Yorkshire & acquire our first exclusive rehearsal space. 2010 shows are 'Sorry, I Love You', 'Elsie & Norm's Macbeth' and 'Star Makers (Confessions from the Boards)'. Planet Rabbit launch the first Ovation Theatre Awards, held in Whitby. We move in to a new office - no more running the company from the dining table!
2011 - We get a landline phone number & a photocopier in the new office - this is big news! We move to a new rehearsal room in Elland after 13 months in our last space. The new space offers us a separate props & costume store...& heating! Productions in 2011 are; 'Small Portions', 'Blitz Bride' and Noel Coward's 'Still Life'. 'Blitz Bride wins a nomination for Best Productuion at the Buxton Festival Fringe. We raise £325.00 for Asthma UK with our Blitz Bride sing-songs. We produce the 2nd Ovation Awards event, held in Halifax.
2012 - We get a new look logo featuring a rabbit theatre goer, who we have named Baxter Bunny, illustrated by Jean Butler. We tour 'Blitz Bride' for a second year and stage the sequel 'I Want To Hold Your Hand'. Our new full length comedy 'A Little In Tents' tours in Sept/Oct. We produce the 3rd Ovation Awards event, held in Glossop.
2013 - We tour our new world war 2 comedy 'Mrs York's Shelter', (a prequel to 'Blitz Bride'), which sells out 5 of the 7 performances. This is followed by 'One Sunny Day', (the sequel to 'I Want To Hold Your Hand'). Our new full length comedy 'Just Like Anthea' tours in Sept. Following this we pack up and spend the autumn/winter relocating back to the East Riding of Yorkshire.