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 →

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 →

Lasting Impressions: Rubbish

Unity Theatre, Liverpool. Saturday 3rd May, 2014. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I am a huge fan of Theatre in Education and Kids' shows. When I saw the flyer for this, I was embarrassingly excited considering my age, but excited nonetheless; not just the promise of a fun, creative and environmentally conscious show, but a show including puppets made... Continue Reading →

Lasting Impressions: Slava’s Snow Show

Tuesday 20th September, 2011, Nottingham Theatre Royal (and again in 2013). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ There is a reason that Slava's Snow Show started winning awards in 1994 and is still going strong: it is most likely the most enveloping, visually spectacular event a lot of audiences will have seen; myself well and truly included. My enduring appreciation... Continue Reading →

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