George’s Marvellous Medicine: Light, Bright and Breezy

Tuesday 13th March 2018 at West Yorkshire Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ With the touring production of George’s Marvellous Medicine, it’s a case of good old fashioned family fun - with plenty of modernised moments. Curve Leicester and Rose Productions present David Wood's adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved story with simplicity and accessibility. The adaptation offers up one... Continue Reading →

Pinocchio: Scale and Spectacle Abound

Saturday 13th January, 2018 at the National Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The National Theatre’s production of Pinocchio, complete with selected songs from the Disney film (Leigh Harline, Ned Washington and Paul J.Smith) features some wonderful puppetry, theatrical illusions and some sweet moments of heart and humour. While this is by no means a staging of the Disney... Continue Reading →

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: A Grand & Enchanting Display of Imagination

Wednesday 6th December 2017 at West Yorkshire Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ As Professor Kirke tells our child protagonists; the mind should be like a parachute in order to function: open, and this spectacular production of C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe glorifies exactly that, taking the audience on an adventure of pure fantasy. West... Continue Reading →

Aladdin: Festive Family Fun

Nottingham Playhouse, Friday 30th December, 2016. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I took my nephew along to Nottingham Playhouse's 'Aladdin' as his first trip to a panto, and it did not disappoint. The staples of all great, traditional pantos were there in abundance; lavish, sparkly costumes; cartoonish sets; farcical plot lines and plenty of cheesy laughs derived from tongue... Continue Reading →

Wicked: Quintessential West End Glory

Apollo Victoria Theatre, London. Saturday 10th September, 2016. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 'Wicked', based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, is fast approaching its tenth anniversary. In preparation, a brilliant anniversary cast has been selected, including the phenomenal Rachel Tucker as Elphaba and the hugely talented Suzie Mathers as Glinda; the two leading ladies have some of the... Continue Reading →

Dinosaur Zoo: Enchanting Puppetry for Children

Nottingham Playhouse, Sunday 28th August, 2016. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I took my four year old nephew to see this show and he LOVED it. The success of course emanates from the beautiful and gigantic dinosaur puppets which tower above those in the front row. Although set up as a zoo meet-and-greet-the-animals, with lots of interesting information provided,... Continue Reading →

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