Book online or call

01992 531500
A Full House and Half Moon co-production:  Big Red Bath
A Full House and Half Moon co-production:  Big Red Bath

A Full House and Half Moon co-production: Big Red Bath

Unfortunately, this event has now been cancelled. All ticket holders have been contacted by our Box Office.
Following Government guidance we are extending the closure period for Hertford Theatre to the 30th June 2020.
Find out more info by clicking here.

We’ve launched our #HugHertfordTheatre campaign and have been so impressed and touched at how everyone has responded.
We’d love for you all to be involved!
Find out more and how you can join in by clicking here.

Sunday 28th June, 2pm

Tickets: £11.50 each or a Family Ticket (4 seats and must include at least 1 child under 16yrs) £40 
Duration: 40mins, no interval
Suitable for: ages 2-5yrs and their families. Slightly younger or older children are most welcome, but 2-5yrs is the target age range.

A quirky, vibrant and humorous adaptation of Julia Jarman and Adrian Reynolds’ popular children’s picture book.


Rubba-Dubba-Giggle, Rubba-Dubba-Laugh, there’s magic to be found in the Big Red Bath.

It’s the end of a busy day and it is almost time for bed, and Ben and Bella are in the bath.

Splish! Splosh! Splash! Bubbles burst and bubbles rise and a frothy feast of animals jump right in to join in the fun.
Come with us on a bubbly, barmy bath time adventure around the world and home again celebrating all things bath time.


Adapted from Julia Jarman and Adrian Reynolds’ popular children’s picture book, this quirky, vibrant and humorous tale for 2-5 year olds features music by Evergreen, an alternative indie-electro-pop trio who bring a blend of folk melodies, electro beats and vocal harmonies.


Big Red Bath is an exciting collaboration between Full House Theatre and Half Moon, that returns following hugely successful tours in 2013-2015, including a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival.
This uplifting and playful production blends music, song and humorous character based performances in a unique take on this well-loved book.


Big Red Bath trailer from Half Moon Theatre on Vimeo.

About Full House Theatre
Full House Theatre is a Bedfordshire based arts organisation supported by Arts Council England. With our audience at the heart of our work we carefully craft, programme and develop theatre and performance projects for, by and with children and young people. We exist to enrich young creative minds, delight young audiences, and nurture a lifelong connection with the arts.

Full House is committed to listening and responding to the needs of our audience, reaching out to all corners of the community to create lasting memories.

About Evergreen
Evergreen (formerly We Were Evergreen) are a Parisian alternative indie-electro-pop trio formed in 2008. The band consists of Michael Liot – vocals, ukulele, acoustic guitar, banjo, trumpet; Fabienne Débarre – vocals, keyboards, xylophone, glockenspiel, harmonica; William Serfass – vocals, percussions, bass. The band is currently based in the UK and tour extensively throughout Europe. Their shape-shifting pop songs blend folk melodies, electro beats and exotic rhythms.

About Half Moon

Half Moon is the UK’s leading small-scale young people’s venue and touring company. It is a local organisation with a national remit, committed to supporting artists and young people at every stage of their creative development. Working from our base in East London, we specialise in new writing and artform development, acting as a gateway organisation that provides pathways for progression and experimentation. Our wide-ranging programme reaches around 50,000 annually and engages those who are often excluded from arts activity. Our activity includes a season of professional plays for young audiences, national touring productions and an extensive creative learning programme, including seven youth theatres. Half Moon is a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England and receives regular funding from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Big Red Bath is one of several productions that are part of Half Moon’s touring portfolio, supporting the promotion and development of theatre for young audiences at a national and international level.

Photo credit: 
Shaun Armstrong,

Meet the author of Big Red Bath Julia Jarman!

Julia Jarman will be available to sign copies of Big Red Bath after the show.
Bring along your own copy, or purchase a book at the theatre when you come to the show. You can also have your photo taken in the Big Red Bath with the cast of the show.

“A quality show for this age group, excellent” Salisbury Playhouse, 2014

“A very well conceived show with high production values” The Stables, Wavendon, 2014

“The young audience were rapt from the moment the show started. A fun, energetic and delightful production” ***** Broadway Baby, 2014

“Every detail is perfect: this is a lovely introduction to the theatre” **** Three Weeks, 2014

Call the box office on 01992 531500

All tickets include a £1.50 booking fee. There is an additional charge of £1 for postage.

Are you a wheelchair user or do you have limited mobility?

Please contact the box office in advance on 01992 531500 who will arrange seating for you and book your tickets.