On Behalf of the People

On Behalf of the People

The Melting Shop presents Ray Castleton’s new play, a powerful and engaging story of a post-war Yorkshire mining family coming to terms with their rapidly changing world. Tom Mason returns from the war to the arms of his grateful mother and fiancée – and to the bosom of the pit... 

Without a Hitch

Without a Hitch

There’s no doubting the raw energy and physicality of this show, a work of dance theatre that definitely prefers choreography to speech, and uses it—along with some pretty stark staging and a thumping score—to great effect... 

Tarzanne

Tarzanne

Tarzanne tells the story of a young girl lost to the jungle as a toddler, growing up with an adoptive family of apes. A hidden heiress to a vast fortune, she is captured and sold back to her wealthy family. 

The Explorer

The Explorer

The Explorer is an adventurous children’s show (for ages 3-8) that follows the journey of a female pilot when she crash-lands on an unfamiliar, seemingly deserted planet. This show breaks the mold for marionettes in children’s theatre. 

The Maids

The Maids

When two maids plot to kill their beloved Madame they create a fantastical world of revenge and sadomasochism that drives them to the brink of madness and murder.