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Nosedive, by physical theatre company Superfan, is a well-meaning show about intergenerational burdens featuring three adult performers and two young children. The physical feats of...

To anyone who has read his books, it will come as no surprise that David Walliams idolises the author Roald Dahl. Walliams' gently anarchic style...

Pantomime is constantly evolving. It's steeped in tradition and yet it's ripe for reinvention. While the major producers invest in big effects and bigger...

Essentially War Horse meets The Lion King, in many ways Michael Morpurgo’s 1996 children’s novel The Butterfly Lion is a theatrical dead cert. Moving between...

Set in a dystopian, parallel version of 1950s Britain occupied by “the Motherland”, Maggot Moon follows a severely dyslexic 15-year-old, Standish Treadwell. Adapted from Sally...

As a playful Brechtian parable, Theatre Centre’s The Border wears its serious side lightly as knockabout cartoon-style antics break out into an audience debate...

The twins Aphrodite and Ilithyia are completely unaware of how powerful they are. So powerful in fact that the mighty Zeus himself could be...

Wolves may be in the title, but tutti frutti’s children’s show is all about the sheep. Its familiar story is told by three busily...

Anansi the Spider is perhaps the most famous character in Afro-Caribbean folklore. He’s loveable and wise, but he is also a mischief maker, a...

The Little Angel Theatre doesn’t shy away from presenting children’s shows imbued with melancholic elements. Edward Lear used ‘nonsense’ verse as a method for circumnavigating...

Backbone, the latest touring circus show from Gravity and Other Myths, is a wonderful example of how to make something insanely difficult seem easy. For...

There’s a structural elegance to Ben Hart’s 2018 show The Nutshell. While many magic acts conclude with a routine that satisfyingly ties all the...
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