The Tellatale Theatre & Shop is a colourful fabric and wooden floor-standing theatre that simply turns around to become a traditional play-shop. On one side it?s a glamorous, colourful theatre stage, complete with high quality tie-back curtains, star-print front cloth and ruffled valance with detailed theatre-masks motif. On the other side is a bold red and white themed traditional shop front. Both the theatre and shop can be constructed as a table top theatre too. Easy to construct and after play, it stores very easily into its compact box with plastic carry handle. On the theatre side, the attractive stage area comprises of a wooden stage and curving satin backdrop that hides the performer so the audience is fully immersed in show! The curtains also open and close for the authentic theatre experience. On the shop side, the traditional red and white striped fabrics instantly creates a believable shop theme. Children love to play shopkeeper or customer and bring a whole new dimension to role playing games as well as developing important numeracy, questioning and even negotiating skills. Note that shop accessories are not included.