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Cat & Hutch

"Open a book to open a world..."

A storytelling company dedicated to bringing children's stories to life.

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The Cat (aka Katrina Spreyer)

Performer, Story Adaptor and Education Officer


Katrina studied English and Drama at Royal Holloway, University of London where she trained in physical and dance theatre. She went on to train in Shakespeare at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.


Since graduating Katrina has developed her skills in puppetry and acting with companies including Polka Theatre, Theatre Exchange and Young Shakespeare Company.


Katrina is passionate about storytelling and bringing old classic tales to life.


Some of Katrina's favourite books growing up were 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' by Roald Dahl, 'The Butterfly Lion' by Michael Morpurgo and Beatrix Potter's  'The Complete Tales'.



The Hutch (aka Rebecca Hutchins)

Performer, Story Adaptor and Marketing Officer


Rebecca studied Performing Arts at Kingston College and then went on to graduate from De Montfort University with a BA in Drama with a focus on Popular Theatre. She then went on to train in Shakespeare at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.


Since graduating, Rebecca has continued to develop her performance skills working with a range of companies such as John Kirk Stortelling, Hackney Pirates and Science Boffins.


Rebecca enjoys working with and for children and loves bringing her favourite stories to life.


Some of Rebecca's favourite books growing up included 'Matilda' by Roald Dahl, the 'Beaver Towers' series by Nigel Hinton and (of course!) the 'Harry Potter' series by JK Rowling.



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