Using animation, puppetry, animatronics, engineering, poetry performance, film, video, sound design and much much more to engage and entertain audiences of all ages.

Forkbeard’s work is studied from GCSE through to PhD Forkbeard features on all five exam Boards AQA, Edexcel, OCR, AS and A level Drama and Theatre syllabus.

"...... the atmosphere and Forkbeard's supportive teaching methods combine to make you feel like trying anything. Nothing seems out of reach.

Over the years our Live Shows have investigated a vast landscape of themes ranging from  Paleontology, Genetic Engineering, Hairdressing, The Brain, Consumerism, Climate Change, Time Travel , Etymology, Silent Shakespeare (see list of shows going back to 1974).


Workshops and residencies giving children and young people access to exciting Forkbeard techniques and skills helping them, through invention, creative expression and humour to gain self-confidence and explore any subject with new eyes.