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CHILDREN'S THEATRE

Finegan Kruckemeyer’s children’s fable tells the story of three triplet sisters who are reluctantly abandoned by their father in the forest and must find...

Jacqueline Wilson's books for children often balance fantasy with harsh reality. Wave Me Goodbye doesn't just depict the threat of the Second World War, it...

Former children's laureate Michael Morpurgo has already lauded the Barn Theatre’s adaptation of his African morality play, The Butterfly Lion, as so impressive that...

While Beatrix Potter’s anthropomorphic tales have been adapted innumerable times, most versions struggle to replicate the unique charm of the original books. This musical incarnation,...

Who doesn’t love polar bears? They’re amazing animals, pin-ups of the arctic amid the existential threat of melting icecaps. In this latest instalment of their...

Ignore the title. This is a show in which so much happens that it’s hard to know where to start. Is it a metatheatrical...

Working at the intersection between visual arts, dance and contemporary performance – and living in Britain and Belgium – Reckless Sleepers has, for more...

Julia Donaldson is the JK Rowling for children under five. Everything she touches – usually in combination with illustrator Axel Scheffler – turns to...

In this new version of the ancient Greek myth, Icarus starts out as an average modern schoolboy. But sofa wars and sibling squabbles are...

The question of whether to tamper with Shakespeare's words in productions for young audiences is a big one. On the one hand it diminishes...

The tale of Elmer and his existential crisis has been entertaining very young children for 30 years, so he has packed his trunk and...

Jessie, the little girl protagonist of Can’t Wait for Christmas! has been given a tempting-looking present by her dad. The trouble is, she’s not...
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