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Climate Change Catastrophe!

A drawn image with fishes and houses underwater, the sun beating down and people standing on a hill. The image incorporates HM Government and Together for our Planet Logos. Text reads 'Climate Change Catastrophe! A new show about climate change. Made by kids, for grown-ups. Showing at COP 26 and available at from 1-21 Nov.

A new show about climate change. Made by kids, for grown-ups.

Winner of the Green Gown Award for Benefiting Society

We were so pleased to have the opportunity to ‘Climate Change Catastrophe!’ at COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

This new show will give you inspiring perspectives on one of the biggest challenges of our time – climate change. It’s all about what children think about climate change – their hopes, fears and ideas for the future. 

Cap-a-Pie theatre company worked with hundreds of children from across the North of England as well as scientists and engineers at Newcastle University to make Climate Change Catastrophe! Everything you see in the show is directly inspired by the young people who helped to create it.

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Creative activities for families

We’ve put together these short, fun activities for families to take part in alongside watching the show. We’d love to see what you create. Tag us on social media @capapiecreative on Facebook & Twitter.

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4 - Bonus Games from Chollerton CE First School!

We’re super excited to share these bonus games with you created by students at Chollerton CE First School. You can click the link below to download the games as a pdf to print and play at home!

Episode 4

Episode 5

Episode 6

Lesson Plan Resources for Key Stage 2

Download lesson plans with fun, creative activities for Key Stage 2 learners. We’ve included everything teachers need deliver these activities including plans, slides and films.

Please note: We’ve made these plans and resources available exclusively for teachers to deliver activity with their own class of students. If you would like to use these resources in any other way please get in touch with us.

Download Plans

The Team

Performed by Hannah Goudie-Hunter and Liam Scarth  
Guest Rap by Kema Kay
Directed by Brad McCormick
Music by Katie Doherty
Set & Costume Design by Verity Quinn
Lighting Design by Dan Saggars
Production and Stage Management by Rachel Glover  
Filming by Lindsay Duncanson with Dan Wallder  
Sound Recording & Film Edit by Marek Gabrysch

Produced by Katy Vanden
Devised by the company in collaboration with primary school students and Dr Ali Ford and team at Newcastle University.
School Engagement Liaison by Ree Collins
Consulting on school resources Rebecca Reay
PR & Comms by Helen Fussell
Marketing Design by Andy Thompson
Evaluation by Ulrike Thomas

Special thanks to

Alphabetti Theatre
Northern Stage
Star and Shadow

Thank you to our funders

Logos for the funders who have supported Climate Change Catastrophe!. Ingenious by Royal Academy of Engineering, Supporting by public funding from the National Lottery by Arts Council England, Ray Wind Funds, Newcastle Culture Investment Fund, Newcastle University.