The Fillacavity Hotel

Kinetic meets Fawlty Towers in a comedy on teeth, bones and nutrition

Brush those teeth

“Cripes Hester Fillacavity’s hotel is well wierd! Mind you – so are guests.

That rubbish actress Flossie Hargreaves is here complaining about the food-free menu – I mean it’s only like that for the good of her own teeth.

The archaeologist Mr Bones is kind-of sweet but he’s gone and lost his pet tarantula which has scared everyone.

And I’ve got a bad feeling about that cockney geezer with a false moustache from Renta-Denture so I only hope the combo of him, a ruby ring, that missing spider and a skeleton don’t make things go bump in the night!”

This spooky story examines teeth, bones and nutrition in a style where Kinetic meets Fawlty Towers!

The children enjoyed the show immensely… Such great value for money… Many thanks

Nikki McLatchie, Science co-ordinator, East Wittering Primary School

Science Content Lower KS2 / KS1

Flossie makes a dramatic entrance

3 main types of adult teeth, oral hygiene, brushing & flossing, parts of the body, nutrition, healthy lifestyle

  • The children are introduced to the 3 main types of adult teeth (canines, molars and incisors) and their functions
  • Basic oral hygiene is demonstrated and the children are shown how to brush and floss safely
  • The main parts of the body are identified (including the skeleton but without reference to particular bones)
  • Elementary nutrition is included and some elements contributing to a healthy lifestyle are included

Science Content Upper KS2

Mr Bones

As for KS 1 but in greater detail.

  • The function of the skeleton & the identification of some of the key bones.
  • Nutrition extends to include the naming & purpose of some food components e.g. Carbohydrates; Protein.
  • How muscles work & muscle-pairs.

Support

Fillacavity Hotel receptionist

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

The strange character from Rent-a-denture

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 £375 + VAT (1 performance) or £680 + 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.

Touring

2015 - 2020

    Curently not touring. The show is due for revival in 2020.

Kinetic Theatre Company, The Jubilee Centre, 10-12 Lombard Road, London SW19 3TZ. Phone (0)20 8286 2613
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