We are a professional theatre company based in West 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 it continues to be our pleasure to bring theatre to your doorstep.
2008 - Planet Rabbit launch in East Yorkshire. A 16 date tour of Sue Townsend's 'Groping For Words' is our first production.
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 in Ripponden. 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. 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 '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 Ovations 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 its 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.
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