Review: Shebaa’s Adventure to Jopplety How

Concrete Youth’s online multi-sensory production of Shebaa’s Adventure to Jopplety How is a lovely tale of self-love and affirmation tailored to audiences living with profound and multiple learning disabilities. Having interviewed Artistic Director Daniel Swift recently about how accessibility lies at the heart of this company, it was great to preview this show and see... Continue Reading →

Review: Wrongsemble’s Hansel and Gretel

Saturday 14th December 2019 at Leeds Library. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wrongsemble continue their winning streak of Children’s theatre shows with Hansel and Gretel. Much like The Princess and the Sprout and Billy Shakes before it, this new show from writer and director Elvi Piper is cleverly constructed with an eye for fun and and delicate moral messaging,... Continue Reading →

Review: Wise Children’s Malory Towers (Touring)

Tuesday 10th September 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wise Children bring a wholesome tale with a few thrilling rough edges to the stage in this musicalised production of Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers. As far as children’s stories go, Malory Towers has it all; sparky youngsters, peripheral grown-ups, minor conflicts with potentially perilous consequences and... Continue Reading →

Review: No Water in the Jungle

Wednesday 7th August 2019 at Archway Methodist Church, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ It hasn’t rained in months and the animals in the Jungle are suffering. No rain means no water to drink, no water to wash with and no water to splash about in. It means selfishness creeping in and sharing begrudgingly. It means a plan is... Continue Reading →

Review: Billy Shakes at Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre

Monday 23rd July 2019 at the Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre Pop Up, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wrongsemble are introducing youngsters to the bard and in their production the great William Shakespeare is imagined as his younger self (going by the name of Billy Shakes, naturally). Their take on young Billy is a thoroughly entertaining whirling bundle of energy... Continue Reading →

Review: Tutti Frutti Productions’ Snow Queen

Friday 28th September 2018 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Tutti Frutti Productions are offering up something quite unique in contemporary Children’s Theatre at the moment. Mike Kenny’s adaptation of the Snow Queen takes to the stage as a lovely combination of a classic child-friendly tale of bouncy adventure, family and friendship and something quite dark... Continue Reading →

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