Their Christmas show in December 2008/January 2009 was The Twelve Days of Christmas. In June 2009, it was announced that the following Christmas show for December 2009/January 2010 would be Pinocchio, which was actually the second time that Chickenshed had done that show. The show for December 2010/January 2011 was "Badjelly's Bad Christmas", which was created by the company based on Spike Milligan's poetry and stories for children. The show for November and December 2011/January 2012 will be Cinderella. In 1999, company founder Mary Ward won the Creative Britons Award, to acknowledge her 25 years of work with the theatre, while co-founder Jo Collins was awarded the MBE in the 2001 New Year's honours, for services to music.
The Chicken Shed theatre group has performed at a number of public events, including Queen Elizabeth II's golden jubilee celebrations in 2002. A show to commemorate 100 years of J. M. Barrie's children's story Peter Pan was staged by the theatre company at the Albery Theatre, London in 2004, in order to raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
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