How To Catch A Star - Lime Tree Theatre

How To Catch A Star

Streamed School Show

presented by Branar Teater

How To Catch A Star is a story about a boy who was always looking up. He dreamt of having a star as a friend. This is the story of his adventure. Branar, in association with Town Hall Theatre, are delighted to present a new film version of their acclaimed production of How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers.

“Visually stunning with a twinkling score” – Irish Times

Book online to receive stream link. You will have access from 9am on the day you choose. Your link will be live for 24hrs. Watch the film with your class any time during your school day. You will have the option to pause and stop the video during your viewing.

Due to school closures in a number of counties this week, Branar have kindly allowed an extension of How to Catch A Star until Tues, Dec 21st to be fair to any school who might have missed out. 

How To Catch A Star

How To Catch A Star

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How To Catch A Star will stream from Monday 29th November –Tuesday 21st December. The link to view the film will be included in your booking confirmation email.

Recommended Age: Preschool – Second Class

For Schools Online Educational Resource Pack for Pre- and Post-Engagement, click here

Duration: 45 min approx | Non-verbal show


“Branar Téatar do Pháistí has become renowned for magical storytelling” – Irish Independent


Based on the beloved book, How To Catch A Star film will be available to stream to classrooms throughout the country for a limited period.

This How To Catch A Star adaptation combines an original score by Colm Mac Con Iomaire, puppetry by Grace Kiely and Neasa Ní Chuanaigh, directed by Marc Mac Lochlainn with design by Maeve Clancy. Branar’s signature storytelling creates a show which reminds us all to follow our dreams.


  • This show is free to schools but booking is essential.
  • Your ticket allows access to view the show from 9am on the chosen school day only. You will have the option to stop, pause and rewind the video.
  • Booking is available online or over the phone with box office staff. Contact box office on 061 953400.
  • Access the stream via the link in order confirmation email.

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