One of the big problems for parents is what to do with their little ones during the school holidays. Days out are great, but with the British weather, the chances are limited to experience the great outdoors. However, fear not, for if you pop down to the Theatre Royal Haymarket, you can keep the ankle biters entertained and happy as one of literature's best-known bunny comes to the West End at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in Where is Peter Rabbit? Beatrix Potter (Joanna Brown) welcomes us to … [Read more...]
Reviews of Children's Theatre in London's West End, Off-West End and Fringe
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Prince Charming is a cute puppet, who wears a red hat, has little white balls for eyes and wears green Y Fronts. Poor Prince Charming has all the worries and anxieties of the world on his little shoulders. The pressures of being Prince Charming, fighting dragons, saving the castle is way too much for this little puppet. As a result, Prince Charming has not left the castle, bedroom or even his bed for over three months. Ewww, he has been in those pants for three months, my little boy tells … [Read more...]
Michael Morpurgo’s Mimi and the Mountain Dragon is a great production. It is described as a family theatre show full of adventure, snow, dragons, lively songs and magical puppets and it is nothing less than that. As we walked into the auditorium we were taken aback by the wintery yet Christmassy setting. There were lots of white sheets, little houses and pretend snow. A beautiful set for the snowy mountains of Switzerland, in Battersea Power Station. As we settled down in our seats, the … [Read more...]
As the Christmas season begins, what better way to start it off than to watch the new musical version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale, A Christmas Carol, at the Chickenshed. This is a great production, one that my little boy and I really enjoyed. As you’d expect the ghost from the past makes her appearance pretty early on. She was dressed in a beautiful white glitzy dress with lovely Christmassy sparkly make-up. She places her hand on Scrooge’s heart, and the takes him through … [Read more...]
The Railway Children is the second production in Leatherhead Rep Theatre’s three-week season. Dave Simpson has created this as a brand new musical version of the classic story with composer Katherine Mount. This morning performance is mainly for local schools. There were a few independent visitors though including a lady who had travelled many miles to bring her pre-school granddaughter to the theatre. There is an authentically smoky atmosphere when you walk in which is probably puzzling to … [Read more...]