A perfect antidote to lockdown, one of the UK’s leading innovative theatre companies has reinvented one of its best-loved family shows for the outdoors. Featuring (socially distanced) physical comedy, live music, acrobatics, hip hop and audience interaction, this quirky show is an invitation to smile and follow the instructions on the tin.



★★★★★ 'Anarchically inclusive joy... I now believe in the transformative power of theatre' - SUNDAY TIMES

'Consistently funny. Applying its usual fresh, playful physicality, Told by an Idiot has come up with a quirky, upbeat show for children, which lives up to its name' - THE STAGE

'Madcap little gem' - TIMEOUT

'Told by an Idiot do a fine line in silliness for this variety-style show for kids' - TELEGRAPH



Created by Told by an Idiot

Directed by Paul Hunter

Designed by Sophia Clist

Sound Design by Adrienne Quartly

Original Lighting Design by Tom Snell


The original production of Get Happy was commissioned by the Barbican Centre, London



Sara Alexander

Stephen Harper

Jerone Marsh Reid



Production Manager / Technical Stage Manager Simon Perkins

Deputy Stage Manager Carol Pestridge


PR by Nancy Poole PR (07957342850 [email protected])

Press release


Performance dates


As Part of Greenwich+Docklands International Festival

29 August, 1pm and 3:30pm    On Your Doorstep at Woolwich Common Estate

30 August, 1pm and 3:30pm    On Your Doorstep at Thamesmead

12 September, 1pm and 4pm   On Your Doorstep at Eltham