Hetty Feather, Vaudeville Theatre - theatre review: 'This stage version of Jacqueline Wilson’s immensely popular novel contains moments of charm and verve'

This stage version of Jacqueline Wilson’s immensely popular fictional creation contains moments of charm and verve, but is less emotionally charged than the big-hearted novel.

Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Garrick Theatre

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it's time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage with an all-new production of Barmy Britain Can you beat battling Boudicca? Has William Wallace met his mat

Hetty Feather

In the first few moments of this play, protagonist Hetty Feather acrobatically flips over on to an aerial hoop to dangle mid-air. It’s a spellbinding start to a magical show for kids.

In conversation: Hetty Feather

Hetty Feather is yet to officially set foot on the Vaudeville Theatre’s stage when I meet with author Jacqueline Wilson and adaptor Emma Reeves to talk about the feisty Victorian heroine’s West End debut.

Hetty Feather

I am certain many of us wish Jacqueline Wilson (former Children’s Laureate) had been writing when we were young: her books subtly yet astutely address modern topics—friendship, parents, bullying, eating disorders, being different (which is ok, by the

The Wind in the Willows - Theatre Royal, York

Meet the infamous Mr Toad and his friends Ratty and wise Badger as they tell action packed stories of boating on the river and adventuring in the Wild Wood. With live music and enchanting storytelling this promises to be the biggest and best family event

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.