Peter Pan: Ambitious 3D Panto Impresses

Sunday 9th December 2018 at Nottingham Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ When Nottingham Theatre Royal do panto, they really go for it. Their production of Peter Pan shoots for the stars and manages to deliver something very West End in nature. Production values are brilliant all round and a wonderful cast tell a classic story with boundless... Continue Reading →

Jack and the Beanstalk: Bouncy & On Trend

Friday 7th December 2018 at Harrogate Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ It’s December in Harrogate and the local theatre is in full buzzing swing. An audience of Brownies, Scouts and various other cute kids’ organisations are filling rows with swathes of uniformed little ‘uns and filling the air space with giggles and chatter. It’s panto time! The story?... Continue Reading →

A Christmas Carol: A Light & Lively Adaptation of Dickens’ Brooding Classic

Friday 23rd November 2018 at Leeds Playhouse (Pop Up Theatre). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Adapting something so extraordinarily brilliant as this Charles Dickens masterpiece is surely a tough gig. A Christmas Carol is so rich with insight and detail that to do it justice in a stage adaptation is to ask an awful lot of the adaptor. Deborah... Continue Reading →

Wise Children: A Strong & Daring Dèbut

Wednesday 31st October 2018 at The Old Vic, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Emma Rice’s adaptation of Angela Carter’s Wise Children is both the first production and the inspiration for the name of her brand new company. As a spring board into new territory, Wise Children is by no means the safest choice and is therefore a great... Continue Reading →

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Tour): Fun & Fiasco for the Duration

Monday 22nd October 2018 at The Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Like most great farces, Mischief Theatre’s The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is all very simple...until it isn’t, which happens approximately sixty seconds in. In this town, ‘everyone’s a crook’ local bank teller Ruth tells us - and she should know -... Continue Reading →

Kindertransport: Lives Saved & Lives Changed For Ever

Saturday 20th October 2018 at Nottingham Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This production of Diane Samuels’ Kindertransport marks the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransports which saved the lives of so many German children endangered by their Jewish faith and those raging against it in Nazi Germany. Children were transported to London and taken in by host families; many... Continue Reading →

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