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Children's

Review: The Wind in the Willows (York Theatre Royal)

Toad and the gang return to the Theatre Royal stage in Mike Kenny's adaptation.

The Elephantom, National Theatre, review: 'a delight for all ages'

This hit National Theatre play for children, now transferred to the New London Theatre, is enchanting, says Dominic Cavendish.

Review: Around the World in 80 Days (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester)

This New Vic and Royal Exchange adaptation of Jules Verne's classic is a Summer treat says Carmel Thomason.

What the Ladybird Heard - Cadogan Hall, London

Cadogan Hall’s glittering summer treat, based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks which was described as ‘bursting with colour and verve’ (The Telegraph) and ‘a terrific and witty adventure’ (The Guardian), featu

The Secret Garden - Grosvenor Park Open Air theatre, Chester

The heart-warming family classic. Unhappy Mary is orphaned and sent to her uncle at mysterious Misselthwaite Manor. With the help of some unexpected friends – and the overgrown magical garden – her heart begins to thaw. Her life is transformed, along

The Tin Forest - National Theatre Scotland

Adapted from the bestselling book, The Tin Forest is the story of a crabbit wee man who dreams of a better world and decides he’ll just have to build it himself. Graham McLaren’s adaptation entices audience members (in gaggles of ten at a time) behin

The Boy Who Fell Into a Book review a knockout mix

Alan Ayckbourn's tale of fiction coming to life makes an inspiring leap from page to stage.

The Boy Who Fell into a Book - Stephen Joseph Theatre

Secretly reading in bed, 10 year old Kevin Carter falls into his book and meets his fictional hero, tough hard-bitten private investigator, Rockfist Slim, two hundred and twenty pounds of solid muscle and now only too real. Together the gallant, incongruo

Around the World in 80 Days - Royal Exchange, Manchester

The eccentric Phileas Fogg wagers his life’s fortune that he can circumnavigate the globe in just eighty days with his travelling companion Passepartout. The complicating factor? In Victorian England there are no planes. This is an incredible tale of