About Ten Ten Theatre
Ten Ten Theatre is an award-winning theatre company working in primary schools, secondary schools, young offender institutions, parishes, community venues and theatres throughout the UK.
Founded in 2007, the work of Ten Ten Theatre has been experienced by hundreds of thousands of children and teenagers in schools, churches, community venues and prisons throughout the UK as well as on film and in off-West End theatres.
Alongside our work in primary and secondary schools, we have also developed a significant programme of work in prisons, elderly care homes and in the community.
Our work in mainstream theatre includes productions at off-West End venues The Leicester Square Theatre (The Jeweller, 2011 and Kolbe’s Gift, 2013) and The St James Theatre (This Is My Body, 2013). Ten Ten has also staged co-productions with other theatres, such as The Exeter Northcott.
More recently, we have extended our educational work to documentary and drama on film.
- Best Play or Short Film 2015 for “This Is My Body” – Anti-Slavery Day Media Awards, presented by Prime Minister Theresa May.
- Fear and Fashion Award 2010 for “The Safer Streets Project” – helping young people stop carrying and using knives, presented by Lemos and Crane.
Acclaimed for our professionalism, quality of script and performance, commitment to schools, and impact on the hearts and minds of children and young people, Ten Ten has a wide range of plays, films and resources available throughout the year.
Ten Ten Theatre has an underlying Christian ethos rooted in the Catholic tradition. The name ‘Ten Ten’ is derived from the scripture passage John 10:10, “I have come that you may have life, life to the full.” Through all of its work, Ten Ten aims to enable participants to “live life to the full.”