Our previous projects

Box Clever has been delivering innovative projects for over 20 years.  We are very proud of the achievements we have made and the impact our work has had.  We have delivered projects in community and education settings to young people from a diverse range of backgrounds. To find out more about any of these projects, click on the project title.

The Chaucer Tales Project

 Jan/Feb 2016
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A new collection of modern tales about modern life. Created by collaboration between schools, and Box Clever Theatre Company. Supported by the Chaucer Foundation.

The Brent Project

 October 2015
Working on themes of hate crime and social cohesion with young people across five secondary schools in North-West London in October 2015.

The Boxford Project

 November 2014
Taking up residency at Oxford High School in November 2014, to rehearse a brand new professional production of  A Christmas Carol.

Kitt Green Project

 September 2015
KittGreenA set of road safety performance workshops for KS2 in the Kitt Green area of Wigan, in September 2015.

The Box in LOV Project

Involving young people in script development and in rehearsal at both the Riverhead Theatre in Louth and at the Drill Hall in Lincoln. Touring work made in Lincolnshire to schools across the county.

The Passenger Project

Developing a new interactive theatre project with 16 year olds across the County of Sussex, that focuses on the role of the Passenger in road safety.

Urban Mischief – The Final Stage

January – May 2014
A new play written in collaboration with young people. The Urban Mischief Project came to an exciting conclusion with the performance of a new production across eight schools and premiered at the Tramshed , London, as part of the Greenwich Children’s Theatre Festival.

The Hate Play Project

September – December 2013

Anti-bullying performances and workshops for young people in Tower Hamlets and Brent. A series of performances, interactive workshops and special events for young people to tackle the issue of bullying and victimisation.

Box in LOV 2013

January – April 2013

Bringing theatre to young people across Lincolnshire. An Arts Council England funded project to bring young people from Lincolnshire closer to the creative process by opening access to rehearsals, delivering workshops as well as touring productions to schools and local theatre venues.

Urban Mischief Project

October 2012 – July 2013


Bringing a diverse group of young people together to create a new piece of writing. The Urban Mischief Project brought together 390 young people aged 14 – 16 from seven schools across the South of England.  The young people were tasked with writing a script and bringing to life their own piece of new writing.