This year we're proud to present (oh yes we are!) RobinHood - the panto, our first ever panto for the festive season. During this action-packed one hour show, the audience will set off on an adventure to rescue the beautiful Maid Marion from a clumsy (and rather snotty) Sheriff of Nottingham. Look out though - we're not sure this particular maiden needs saving!Read More
I say, I say, I say
Developing skills for life
At Pyjama Drama our emphasis is on role play and imagination, not performance. Although in many children we see the blossoming of a lifelong love of drama, we're not deliberately setting out to teach the children to be actors and performers. Drama, pretending and role play are some of the most instinctive things that children so has many, many benefits. At Pyjama Drama our emphasis is clear - developing skills for life!Read More
Meet two of our 'biggest fans'
4th August 2017
Rhi and her daughter, three year old Rosie, are self confessed ‘massive fans’ of Pyjama Drama.
For Rosie, the best thing about Pyjama Drama is her teacher ‘Jay-Jay’ (Jay Hilalen who runs the franchise in Pembrokeshire) who she adores, but for her mum it's the benefits of the programme for her daughter; benefits she has witnessed over the past year of attending classes.Read More
Child-led drama in three easy steps!
4th July 2017
The seemingly boundless energy of a toddler or young child can tire even the most active of adults as they spill out into the world and through early childhood; first of all crawling, then cruising, toddling, walking then running, tumbling and exploring. The first year of a child’s life is a time of rapid and astonishing development, but it’s somewhere towards the end of a child’s second year that something truly magical happens – the imagination starts to unfold!Read More
Annual seminar 2017
12th May 2017
Last weekend our franchisees packed their bags and made their way to Manchester for our Annual Seminar, flooding the city with a sea of red. Setting out from all corners of the UK and even California, they arrived raring to go, each determined to make the very most out of our two days together - to meet new franchisees, catch up with old friends and most importantly to learn how they could continue to grow their Pyjama Drama businesses. And boy did we learn a LOT!Read More
Moving on up down under
9th May 2017
If you’ve ever been lucky enough to meet Amanda (on the left), you’ll know she has an infectious energy and passion for life. If you’ve ever been lucky enough to work with her, you’ll also know how determined and tenacious she is, and how incredibly passionate about her business she is.Read More
Five things we know about our franchisees
17th March 2016
We have been delivering magical, exciting drama classes for over ten years, and for the past seven of these have managed a team of talented and enthusiastic franchisees across the UK, and more recently in Australia and Malaysia. Over the years we’ve learned a lot from the children we teach, and from the franchisees we work alongside. As a result, our business has flourished and our award winning franchise has gone from strength to strength.Read More
When teamwork works!
16th March 2017
Anthony and Ana-Maria are both experienced actors, are engaged to be married this coming autumn and have recently combined their passion for drama and working with young children to go into business together running a Pyjama Drama franchise in the Guildford and Surrey Hills area. With so many changes on the horizon, and 2017 set to be a year of huge change, we wanted to find out more about this dynamic duo...Read More
Time for a new adventure
26th January 2017
Phylly Jones, finalist for BFA young franchisee of the year in 2014, joined Pyjama Drama straight out of University when she was just twenty one years old. And, after a whirlwind five years running her business, Phylly is about to embark on a new adventure teaching Pyjama Drama in Malaysia!Read More
Time to celebrate
5th January 2017
It's human nature to like praise, to get that pat on the back that lets you know you're doing a good job. When you're running your own business, when you're the boss, sometimes those pats on the back can feel few and far between! That's why the testimonials that our franchisees get from parents and teachers mean so very much, and why being shortlisted for a business award, having been nominated by those very same customers, means more than you can imagine!Read More