The Creative Team



Lottie is a professional actor who studied English and Drama at Hull University, and went on to train at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Here, she also continued to practise dance and developed a passion for physical theatre.


She has many years’ experience of performing on stage, in film, television, and on radio.


Now, with two little girls of her own, she has remembered how much she loves pretending. Pretending to be anything.


And so she has decided to share her pretendings and her making-ups with more little ones. And, hey presto…Magic Box!


She likes tap dancing and reading, but has never tried them at the same time…


Lottie is DBS checked.









Rebecca Purton is a person who likes writing stories. She lives in a very small house and that is where she writes them. She is a grown-up but she has a feeling her stories aren’t. In her grown-up life, she has done a few different things. First, she tried to learn French and Italian at a university in Manchester.


Then, she taught English to people from all sorts of places. Then, she opened envelopes, ticked things off and put things away in a cinema archive. And then, she flew to Tokyo where she stayed almost forever and forgot any French and Italian that was still in her head from Manchester.


She found she was quite good at forgetting things so in the end she decided to come back to England in case she forgot that too. She likes reading children’s books, things that seem a little bit mysterious and dinosaurs. She has a small problem with spiders that are bigger than a two-pence piece.



Phone: 07958 772669

Walthamstow venue

Walthamstow Trades Hall

61-63 Tower Hamlets Road, E17 4RQ

Stoke Newington venue

New venue tbc until we can return to...

Clissold Park Tennis Pavilion, 3 Queen Elizabeth's Walk, N16 0BF

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