The Electricity Show

An electrifying all-seasons panto on simple circuits

The Electricity Show

After receiving an electric shock, student Tim rouses the the evil force of Queen Electra Cute of Cicuitland.

It soon becomeas apparent that something is seriously wrong: the citizens are refusing to move and the King’s treasured lamp will not shine!

In a battle for his life, Tim (with the help of a few panto favourites) has just one hour to get things working again….

“The best theatre company we have had in school”

Kimberley McHugh, Beacon Hill School, North Tyneside

Science Content Lower KS2 / KS1

  • The children are made to consider the ways which we use electricity.
  • The need for electrical safety is highlighted.
  • Cells are introduced as supplies of energy to drive electricity around a (complete) circuit.
  • A simple series circuit, consisting of a cell, wires, a switch and a lamp is contructed.
  • The need for a complete circuit is shown.

Science Content Upper KS2

  • Voltage and current are introduced.
  • The effect of increasing voltage on the speed of a motor demonstrated.
  • Circuit symbols as ways to represent simple series circuits are used.
  • Conductors and insulators are demonstrated.
  • Parallel circuits.


the show demonstrates maths with characters and props

Are you a science teacher? The shows will reinforce your teaching plan, and make you laugh.
Not a science teacher? You can be confident Kinetic shows are solidly based on the National Curriculum for Science, and will also make you laugh.

In preparation you will be emailed a ‘Pre-Show Information Pack’. This includes all the science covered in the show, suggested pre and post show activities and discussions.

You can find more information on our FAQ page.

We will answer any of your science questions both before and after a show. Why not email us one now?

Pricing structure and how to book

You can provisionally book a show by phoning the office. We can discuss any questions you have and check times and dates.

A Kinetic show costs £395 + VAT (1 performance) or £695 + VAT (2 performances). Most schools don’t have to pay the VAT.

It works out less than £1.75 per head based on 2 performances with 200 children per performance!

We often have special offers, so please ask when you contact us.


Spring 2016

    South London
    Isle of Wight

Summer 2016

    South Wales
    Derby & the Midlands
    North Wales

Kinetic Theatre Company, 62 Seely Road, London SW17 9QT. Phone (0)20 8286 2613
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