Search for the Lost Tomb performed by Aesop's Theatre

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Search for the Lost TombSearch for the Lost Tomb (or, When did you last see your Mummy?)

Suitable for ages 7 to 12 years

Meet up with our dotty professor and her faithful companion on the banks of the Nile. Enjoy thrills and spills as they venture into ancient Egypt and stagger upon the secrets of the pyramids.

Be prepared to meet some interesting characters, but beware of the perils lurking at every turn lest you become mummified!

An exciting, informative and amusing lesson on Egyptology for children to watch, enjoy and learn.



"Many thanks for your hard work on Friday, the children loved it!"
Alastair, St. Edward’s Junior School, Cheltenham

"Thank you for putting on such a wonderful performance last Monday. It was a perfect ending to a very interesting topic, and everything the children had been learning was presented in such a fun, memorable and captivating way. It was amazing how the space, props and audience participation were all maximised so effortlessly. Very entertaining for the children and staff! Thanks once again"
Lucy Sutton, Whitley Park Primary and Nursery School

"This is a very big thank you from the children of Year 4, who thoroughly enjoyed the performance of ‘The search for the Lost Tomb’ on May 31st. The girls were great! We have written letters to you so these will be in the post asap this week. We look forward to booking you for next year."
Theresa  Magner, Lymington Junior School

"Many thanks for a fantastic afternoon of educational entertainment."
Esther Marcelle, Literacy Coordinator, Whitchurch Junior School, Stanmore

"Thank you for a wonderful show. The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves."
Mrs. Sherry Barlow, Long Ditton St. Mary's Junior School

"Students and staff enjoyed the performance, workshops and other in-class activities for our Ancient Egypt day. Students were really enthused and said they would recommend it for another year. Please pass on my comments to the two actors."
Lucy Penney, International School, Cobham

"I am enquiring as to the cost and availability for Search for the Lost Tomb on either 6/01/11 or 7/01/11. This is the same production that we had last year and we were very impressed."
Matt Johnson, Sun Hill Junior School

"Just to say a huge thank you for today's visit by your company. It was fantastic. The children were engaged, entertained, involved and informed! What more could we ask for? The actors were great with the children and worked so hard. Brilliant! I'm really pleased that we are on your info list now. I've forwarded the flyer and info in the pack you sent me to a colleague in another school (I won't ask for commission!) With thanks and best wishes"
Derek Archer, Harlington Lower School

"We all really enjoyed this fantastic production. We laughed and learned so much. Thank you very much"
Deborah Balli, Cameley CEVC Primary School

"Thank you for a really successful and memorable day. The actors were fantastic! The children were really engaged and they loved the workshop. They have actually learnt a thing or too as well! One of the teachers who has been there a fair few years commented that this was the best theatre company they have had at the school! (I agree with that )"
Sarah Boam, Stifford Clays Primary School

"Thank you - the children loved the show (so did the staff!)"
I Kendal, Headteacher, St Joseph's R.C. Primary School

"Thank you for the wonderful Egyptian play. The acting was superb and there was a great balance of history, fun and audience participation"
Sian Goodspeed -  Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls

Good afternoon Albert, We had your Theatre Company today at school for 2 sessions and to give you a feedback the children enjoyed the show for both sessions, very well performed by your actors. Hoping to book again soon for the Key stage 1 Children. ​Yasmin, Leicester Islamic Academy 

Thank you for a great production yesterday. Our Year 3 group thoroughly enjoyed it, especially seeing one of their friends being turned into a mummy! There was just the right amount of audience participation. Thanks again. Claire Gillett, Godstowe Prep School.

My name is Natalie Preece, a teacher from Leominster Primary School, I've been asked to email you to pass on my comment on your Egyptian workshop and performance at our school on Monday. Thank you Aesop's Theatre, Year 4 thoroughly enjoyed the fact-packed, comical and fun performance; you really quenched the children's thirst for knowledge on the Egyptians and they loved getting stuck in (including being mummified!). Thank you very much Natalie Preece Year 4 Teacher Leominster Primary School

Dear Aesop’s, After having you visit us for our annual Year 4 Egyptian Day, we would very much like you to visit us again with your stunning play, 'In Search of the Lost Tomb' on Monday 3rd April 2017 from 2pm. Tess Theron, Clore Tikva School, Ilford.

Hi Albert, Thanks for your visit. Key Stage 2 all loved the Egyptian play. Hopefully we will be booking you again next year! Claire Gillett, Godstowe Prep School, High Wycombe

Dear Aesop’s Theatre Company,
Please find enclosed payment for your performances of The Gingerbread Man and Search for the Lost Tomb.
The children all enjoyed the shows - thank you very much.
Emma Fielder, Treasurer, Leweston Prep Friends

Dear Aesop's Theatre,

Many thanks for a wonderful show.
Sarah, SeeAbility, Heather House (The Royal School for the Blind)

Dear Albert,

Just to say a huge thank you for yesterday.

We had a fabulous morning, filled with fun, laughter and facts galore. Wow! What a lot of info you guys pack into the show.

The children loved the play, and it was testament to the actors' energy and enthusiasm that the children sat so still and focused for the whole of the performance.

What fun!

The workshop was great; we were so lucky with the weather and were able to be outside.

Please pass on our most sincere thanks to the actors.

We will be in contact with you for the same time, same place, same show next year!

Huge thanks and very best wishes

Charley Harris, Cumnor House School Trust, Danehill, Haywards HeathRH17 7HT



My name is Rachel from Hampton Hill Junior School.

We would like to book again the Search for the Lost Tomb theatre show as a hook into our Ancient Egyptian topic next term (Jan 2019).

Is there availability for Tuesday 9th January?

This would be in the morning 9am start.  You visited us last January at the same time, and we really loved it.

Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.

Rachel Johnston

Miss R Johnston, Class Teacher and Head of Year 4