Posts Categorized: News

GARY RETIRING FROM FUNBOX IN JANUARY

After nearly four decades entertaining families the length and breadth of Scotland and beyond, Gary Coupland  – formerly of the Singing Kettle and now of Funbox – is retiring from theatre touring. “I was part of the Singing Kettle for 30 years and Funbox for nearly 6”, said Gary, who was awarded an MBE for… Read more »

FUNBOX BLACK FRIDAY DEALS

🛍BLACK FRIDAY AND NEW CHRISTMAS SHOP ADDITIONS🎁 Although we prefer FUN FRIDAY! Head to our Online Shop to get some amazing deals on CDs and DVDs PLUS free postage AND we have two new Christmas products available for the festive season… ☎️🎅🏻SANTA CALLS – A Zoom chat with the big man himself!🎄💌CHRISTMAS CARDS – A… Read more »

FUNBOX THIS CHRISTMAS – UPDATED

The theatres are closed but Christmas is anything but cancelled with Funbox this year as they bring to you their new VIRTUAL Christmas show for 2020 streamed to the comfort of your own home… SANTA’S BIG SURPRISE! Streaming throughout December, Gary, Anya and Kevin have decided to throw Santa a surprise party to say thank… Read more »

BONZO TOY IN STOCK

OWN THE NEW CUDDLY BONZO He’s back! Yes our all new Cuddly Bonzo has arrived and is now in stock You can now own your very own  version of Funbox’s naughty dog. He’s almost completely house trained and ready to be your best friend. With a red velveteen collar and embroidered eyed he’s ready for… Read more »

PORTLETHEN IN 2021

RESCHEDULED EVENT NEWS We have an event in 2021! We are delighted to be returning to the Academy Theatre in conjunction with Portlethen Town Association on Sat 27th March with the rescheduled HOW TO BE A SUPERHERO. If you had tickets for the cancelled date in 2020 these can be carried forward to the 2021… Read more »

UPCOMING TOUR DATES NEWS – Updated Sept 21st

Shows currently postponed/cancelled: Following advice from the UK and Scottish Governments for people to limit social contact to combat the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, and in conjunction with events organisers who have made the choice to close their venues; we have taken the difficult, but necessary, decision to postpone our immediate JUNGLE PARTY and HOW TO… Read more »

JUNGLE PARTY DVD

UPDATED – IN STOCK NOW Our latest DVD; JUNGLE PARTY which was filmed at The SEC in March, is IN  STOCK NOW  and is now available to order at our online shop.  Chock-full of singalong classics like ‘Down In The Jungle’ and ‘5 Wee Monkeys’, FUNBOX favourites and brand new songs, JUNGLE PARTY is jumbo-sized singalong… Read more »

* UPCOMING TOURS POSTPONED* Updated 6th May

COVID-19 UPDATE Following advice from the UK and Scottish Governments for people to limit social contact to combat the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, and in conjunction with events organisers who have made the choice to close their venues; we have taken the difficult, but necessary, decision to postpone our immediate JUNGLE PARTY and HOW TO BE… Read more »

NEW TOUR DATES NOW ONLINE

IS IT A BIRD? IS IT A PLANE?…. NO, IT’S FUNBOX  Our second tour of 2020 is HOW TO BE A SUPERHERO and will see the gang pulling on their spandex, diving into their capes and heading up, up and away for some super soar-away singalong silliness as they take the steps needed to become ultimate heroes!… Read more »

TROUBLE IN LIVINGSTON AND ABERDEEN

DON’T MISS OUR FIRST SHOWS OF 2020 We are very excited to be kicking off a new decade with TROUBLE IN TOY TOWN at Howden Park Centre in Livingston (4th & 5th Jan) and Aberdeen’s Music Hall (11th Jan) There’s trouble in Toy Town – someone’s arrived who is up to no good. The mischievous Gnorbert… Read more »

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

ALL THE BEST FOR A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS 2020 From everyone at FUNBOX to all of you, we hope the dawn of a new decade brings you joy and happiness and may all your dreams come true.  As we wave farewell to 2019 we’d also like to thank each and every one of you who… Read more »

MORE VISITS TO TOY TOWN

DON’T MISS OUR SPECTACULAR CHRISTMAS SHOW There are still a few chances to catch CHRISTMAS IN TOY TOWN – our amazing festive extravaganza before the end of 2019. We’ll be in Hamilton on Fri 27th, Stirling on the 28th, Galashiels on the 29th, Perth on the 30th and finally Dunfermline on Hogmanay! Join Anya, Kevin,… Read more »