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Day 146 May 25th 2016

Boy, did it rain today! I drove through thunder and lightning and torrential rain on my way to Maniapoto for a school visit today. The countryside round there is beautiful but I didn’t really get a decent photo. 90 more words

Tortoise & The Hare

Review by Beverley Haigh
Northern Ballet
Reviewed at CAST, Doncaster
Touring nationally in 2016

This is surely Aesop’s most famous fable: Tortoise accepts boastful Hare’s challenge to a race, eventually beating him at the finish line after his over-confident competitor takes a nap halfway through. 393 more words

Children's Theatre

Little Red Riding Hood & The Three Little Pigs

Review by Kirsty Alexander
A Ballet Cymru, Riverfront Theatre co-production
Reviewed at The Riverfront

Everyone knows the stories of Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs… But do you know the re-imagined Roald Dahl versions, where pistols and sass outweigh tradition, and not all is as it first appears? 270 more words

Children's Theatre


Review by Flossie Waite
Tea Break Theatre Company
Reviewed at New Wimbledon Studio as part of Illuminate Festival
For upcoming tour dates, check here

For children under 6… 515 more words

Children's Theatre

Rowan Hoban tells us about The Lost Carnival

For me, there is simply nothing as exciting as dreaming up an event that is entirely new, utterly unique and absolutely enchanting – and then inviting an audience along not simply to stare in wonder but actively bring that event to life, to fill it with their enthusiasm and lodge it in their memories forever. 597 more words

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Dramaturg Teresa Burns on The Little Gardener

Adapting a much-loved children’s book to the stage is one thing, setting it outdoors in an interactive, large glass greenhouse, is another.

The Little Gardener… 586 more words

Children's Theatre

Horrible Histories: Incredible Invaders

Review by Flossie Waite
Birmingham Stage Company

Reviewed at New Wimbledon Theatre
Touring nationally until 16th July
For ages 5+

‘Horrible Histories’ is a phenomenon – the plays, programmes, publications and merchandise all contribute to a hugely successful brand. 654 more words

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