The Story Detectives
Are you brave? Ready for adventure? Fabulous at finding letters?
Join Story Detectives Playful and Particular as they journey round your local library collecting letters, solving clues, and building an adventure story.
Watch our Social Story Film for The Story Detectives here or read the Social Story as a pdf here.
Our 2022/23 tour of The Story Detectives has now come to an end, but you can now watch our audience experience trailer by Dan Martin here to find out more about the performances, and get in touch if you would like to be part of our touring in 2024!
Watch the recording of our Zoom event in October 2023 to hear more about what happened in 2022/23 and hear our plans for the future.
Choreographed by award-winning choreographer Katie Green, with original writing by poet Anna Selby and a dynamic soundscore including original music by Max Perryment, The Story Detectives is an interactive danced adventure to find the Most Important Story. Suitable for children of all ages (especially aged 3-8) and their grown-ups.
The Story Detectives is a Delight Charity commission created by Made By Katie Green. It is funded from 2022-23 by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, Surrey Libraries, The Library Presents, Hillingdon Libraries, Plymouth Libraries and Dorset Council Libraries and has also been supported by the Touring Arts in Libraries (TAIL) project as part of the National Rural Touring Forum.
Directed by Katie Green
Choreographed and performed by Megan Griffiths and Chloe Mead
Original choreography by Amarnah Amuludun and Hannah Rotchell (2019)
Writing: Anna Selby
Original Composition: Max Perryment
Design: Chloe Mead
Additional design consultation: Lucy Starkey
Producer: Vicky Thornton
Local Producer, Plymouth: June Gamble
Developed in consultation with Kathryn Mills and Jessica Clarke from Delight.
Photography, 2023: Roswitha Chesher
Filming, 2023: Josh Thompson and Dan Martin
Environmental consultation: Danielle Pipe
Equality, diversity and inclusion consultation: Isilda Almeida
Access consultation: Gideon Feldman, Attitude is Everything
If you are looking for the Delight in Dance project, in which we use The Story Detectives performance as part of a programme of work in primary schools linked to the literacy curriculum, please go to the 'Commissions' section of our website here.