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Jacqueline Wilson: 'I would hate to be a teenager today'

Children's author Jacqueline Wilson is as passionate as ever, finds Julia Llewellyn Smith.

The Elephantom, New London - theatre review

This charming children's play uses the puppeteering prowess of the team behind War Horse to bring to life the tale of a young girl visited by a pesky phantom elephant.

The Elephantom review the show goes off like a fireworks display

It's 15 minutes before there is an Elephantom in the room but the party animals are worth the wait in this fast-paced show.

Review: Hansel & Gretel and More Tales (Williamson Park, Lancaster)

Magical and rivals any Regent's Park production, says Michael Nunn of Hansel and Gretel and More Tales.

Hansel & Gretel - The Dukes

Join us as we head deep into the dark forest to find Hansel & Gretel, lost in an enchanted world of magic and folklore. This summer’s park show will re-discover a collection of time honoured tales told by children and adults for generations. Come with u

The Elephantom - New London Theatre

Fresh from an acclaimed sold-out season at the National Theatre, Ross Collins’ much-loved The Elephantom, will be charging into the New London Theatre for a strictly limited summer season from 30 June. Magical entertainment for young and old, The Ele

The Tiger Who Came to Tea - Lyric Theatre

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don't expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger! The tea-guzzling tiger returns for a smashing West - End summer season! This

The Elephantom , New London Theatre

New London Theatre: In this gentle yet spectacular children's play, a little girl, ably played by diminutive, shining-eyed Susan Harrison, is marginalised by her busy parents (Laura Cubitt and Tim Lewis), bound up in each other and their work. She doesn'

David Wood: 'children's theatre is the most important theatre'

David Wood is used to people asking him if he is jealous of the success of Matilda and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the West End.

In The Night Garden Live review squeals of delight, not just from the kids

Old Deer Park, Richmond, Surrey This staging of the Cbeebies classic has all the wonder of the TV show even if the gift-shop exit is eye-wateringly expensive It's a damp Saturday afternoon and, under an unpromising grey sky, Rachel, Jake and I are appro