Welcome to AChildrensStory.com
Unique & Engaging Entertainment! Made For Young Audiences.
Who are we?
Creative Producer - Aaron Spendelow
Training - Sylvia Young Theatre School.
Aaron is an experienced Actor, Presenter, Voice Artist, Puppeteer and Writer. He has travelled the world for a variety of productions, including TV, Theatre and Commercials. These include: Fred in Scooby Doo (Warner Bros), Thomas and Friends, Lazytown, ‘Madagascar’ and 'How To Train Your Dragon On Ice’ (Dreamworks), Dr Suess' Cat In The Hat, Barney, Banana's in Pajama’s, Dear Zoo and CBBC’s Danger Mouse Live.
In Children’s Television he has worked with Fairfax Media in Asia (Hi-5) as a Writer& Presenter for Children's TV show ZippyShakerz. He enjoyed working with Iain Laughlan (Cbeebies Director) on Marty Macdonalds Toy Machine playing the "Toymaker" and puppeteering various characters. Also with Helen Shepherd (Cbeebies Director) at Pinewood Studios. He plays “Captain Ace Zoomy" for YouTube Kids with DHX Media & Wildbrain. Aaron also has appeared as a Pizza Delivery man in Cbeebies Justin’s House. Pantomime include: Ugly Sister in Cinderella at The Spa Theatre, Bridlington. Previously playing “Captain Cockles” at The Spotlight Theatre in Hoddesdon for Dick Whittington, Genie in Aladdin at The Pomegranate Theatre Chesterfield & Marina Theatre Lowestoft. Also in PHA’s production of Aladdin at the Sharjah Expo in the United Arab Emirates.
Puppeteer & Performer
Victoria Trained at Urdang Academy
Victoria and played a variety of characters in TV & Theatre including: Noo - Noo in the Teletubbies with Darrall Macqueen for Cbeebies; Makka Pakka for In The Night Garden; Dr DiDi on Youtube’s Wildbrain Channel with DHX Media.; Milkshake Live for Channel 5; Grover in Sesame Street; Presenter in Barney Live; Mona Arizona in Fireman Sam with HIT Entertainment.
Puppet Designer / Maker - Charlotte Read
Charlotte is a Luton-based puppet maker, designer, writer and artist. She trained at Little Angel Theatre in London. Charlotte is a freelance artist and producer.
Composer - Juxta Producer
Juxta Producer also known as Gareth is a music composer and producer. He has a variety of experience from producing music for UK artists, to theatre compositions at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Choreographer - Emily Jo Smith
Emily Jo Smith trained in dance at the Stella Mann College and has since had a amazing career from the circus to cruise ships.
What do we do?
Riki Cycle - Live Show for Television, Stage & Outdoor Theatre.
Riki Cycle is a brand new educational experience written by Aaron Spendelow from A Childrens Story. It has been developed in association with Luton Borough Council’s Waste Department. Riki is in training and with help from his puppet friends Ali, Woodz and Tic, he learns what, where, and why we should recycle. Includes puppetry, original music & lyrics and movement. The objective of the show is to teach children about the benefits of recycling in a exciting, rewarding and entertaining way.
Tales for Tots - Immersive & Interactive Storytelling for under 4’s.
Join our professional storyteller for sensory play & for a special, cosy storytelling & sensory play session in the museum's library.Enter the museum before we open to public and step into a world of fantasy and imagination. Recently commissioned by Wardown House Museam and the Lottery Heritage Fund.