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Pinocchio, Arts Depot, London

Pulsing with energy, music and imagination, this show is a splendid showcase for four hugely talented actors - although of course that isn't the intention of this slick, well-paced adaption for over-fours of the famous Italian story, which manages to pack

Hetty Feather (Rose, Kingston)

Jacqueline Wilson's success has largely been built on stories about contemporary girls facing dysfunctional families, abandonment and all sorts of angst.

Hetty Feather, theatre review: Winning stage version of Jacqueline Wilson's children's book

This transformation of Jacqueline Wilson’s children’s book is a real treat.

Hetty Feather review – 'like seeing old friends on stage'

Hetty Feather by Jacqueline Wilson is my eight-year-old daughter Violet's favourite book in the world.

Hetty Feather review – Jacqueline Wilson circus show needs more tricks

Sally Cookson's production has some magical touches but it stays too faithful to the script, with the red-haired heroine ultimately outstaying her welcome.

Minotaur - Polka Theatre

Myth meets modern day in an epic adventure for ages 8 - 14Freddie receives a mysterious text from his dad, a soldier fighting in a faraway war. He is in trouble and only his son can help.Transported to the twisting, turning labyrinth of ancient Minos, Fre

Hetty Feather Live on Stage - UK Tour

ROLL UP and join Hetty on her escape from the Foundling Hospital. TREMBLE as she faces Matron Stinking bottomly. THRILL as she discovers the squirrel house and Tanglefields Travelling Circus. GASP as she endures a night locked in the attic. QU

At the End of Everything Else - Unicorn Theatre, London

At the End of Everything Else is performed with puppetry, animation, music, sound and only the collective energy of the team on stage to generate all the power needed for the show. Join the Unicorn for a truly unique performance by Mark Arends, writer/dir

Rubbish - Theatre Rites - UK Tour

Imagine a world that celebrates its rubbish; where, at the touch of a puppeteer's hand, the contents of a bin bag can transform before your eyes. A visually stunning and playful production, exploring the unexpected value of discarded objects.

Treasure Island - Olivier Theatre, National Theatre

This winter, Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic story is brought to life on the Olivier stage in a thrilling new adaptation by Bryony Lavery. As the nights grow shorter in the northern hemisphere The bright winter constellations move towards the west.