Welcome to the Bookworms!

As Australia's Longest Running Educational Theatre Company 

We have been proudly providing school incursions to schools across Victoria for over 45 years!

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We run interactive literature, storytelling and Shakespeare incursions all across Victoria throughout the whole school year, and school holidays.

Our programmes



Each performance runs for 45 minutes and contains three stories which are selected by… YOU! By choosing the stories from our selection that suit you best, you can ensure that your students get the most out of the experience.

pre-school programme

Primary School


We offer performances for Grades P-6

For P-3 we have our Magic Journey Programme which combines classic stories and fables. And for games 3-6 we have our 'World of Banjo' show, which combines three of Banjo Patterson most famous poems.

primary school programme

Secondary School


We offer both Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth. Our performances emphasize elements of the plays that de-mystify Shakespeare. Bringing the language, characters, themes and humour closer to the students. 

shakespeare without tears

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The Flying Bookworm Theatre Company

PO Box 8 Yarraville

(03) 9310 1146