The Christmas Season is upon us. It seemed like only last week that I’d had that sinking feeling that you get once all the festivities are over and you are just left with back to work and long winter days.
So, it’s with great pleasure that we pile into the car and set off to my favourite theatre for kids, to Islington. We are off to see Finding Santa in their studio space. It’s a great little space just around the corner from the main theatre where the more interactive shows take place. We were last there for a fantastically comical Punch and Judy workshop in the summer. Continue Reading
A departure from the usual with a special guest contributor – my lovely Alexander has written a review of this amazingly professional, tuneful, witty production of The Reluctant Dragon. Enjoyed by adults and children, alike our hats off to the absolutely fantastic cast who didn’t wane one bit, on the hottest days of year, performing tirelessly in the blazing sunshine. A must see! The venue, Stephens House & Gardens is a gem, hidden in Finchley N3; a wonderful cafe, year round activities for all the family and parking on site! Continue Reading
Marty has bought his uncle’s farm and he needs our help! Starring the voice of CBEEBIES’ Justin Fletcher as Pongo the Pig and directed by Tweenies creator Ian Lauchlan this is good, honest fun for the little ones.
Presenter Martin Parsons enlists the help of his young audience along with Sheena the Sheep, Molly Moo the Cow and Pongo the Pig to save the farm from Crafy the Crow. Selling wool, milk and Pongo’s joke books at market and singing all the staples along the way including Wheels on the Bus”, the ‘Grand Old Duke of York’ and of course ‘Young Macdonald’!
This is a lovely show that has the kids joining in but not going mad. None of the tack or the’ in yer face’ of some too enthusiastic pantos. My slightly shy-at-first three-year old didn’t get overwhelmed but instead joined in for a change. That’s a winner in eyes! Running at The Leicester Square Theatre. Continue Reading