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Mother Goose review – Hackney panto is well worth a gander

Olivier award-winners Clive Rowe and Sharon D Clarke lead the fun...

Room on the Broom , Lyric Theatre, London

It takes a special show to hold an audience of young children...

Mother Goose , Hackney Empire, London

The best local in-house pantomimes don't just create a sense of...

Peter Pan, Polka Theatre: Review

As Christmas fever begins to hit theatres across the country, it...

Mother Goose, Hackney Empire, London

Clive Rowe, who plays the Dame, has invested with his own brand of...

Cindermouse, Little Angel Theatre, London

Little Angel Theatre, London: This spare and original resetting of...

Three Wise Monkeys review cheeky chimp fable for children

Hiccup Theatre's energetic show comes with songs, visual tricks...

On The Possible Impossible House

Tim Etchells, artistic director of Forced Entertainment, shares...

Flat Stanley review classic kids' book becomes wonderfully wonky musical

This show based on Jeff Browns offbeat novel is loud, colourful...

Fantastic Mr Fox review a cardboard production comes to life

An initially flat musical version of the Roald Dahl story becomes...

Review: Fantastic Mr Fox, Little Angel Theatre

It is such a rewarding experience going to the theatre with...

Fantastic Mr Fox , Little Angel Theatre, London

It opens as a decent but traditional puppet show, with levered...

The Tiger Who Came to Tea theatre review roars when it should purr

This song-and-dance version of Judith Kerrs picture book gets lots...

Charlie and Lola's Extremely New Play review gently knocks your socks off

Puppets prove just the ticket in this stage adaptation of Lauren...

I Believe in Unicorns review Michael Morpurgo's book comes alive on the stage

Vaudeville theatre, LondonThe many stories in Dani Parr's show...

Feature: Sally Cookson – “we have to celebrate storytelling and imagination”

If you’re unfamiliar with the name Sally Cookson, it’s likely that...

Aliens Love Underpants review one hour of pure, unadulterated silliness

An adaptation of Claire Freedman and Ben Cort's popular picture...

Hetty Feather

In the first few moments of this play, protagonist Hetty Feather...

In conversation: Hetty Feather

Hetty Feather is yet to officially set foot on the Vaudeville...

Hetty Feather

I am certain many of us wish Jacqueline Wilson (former Children’s...

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

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

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

This hit National Theatre play for children, now transferred to...

Review: The Boy Who Fell into A Book (Stephen Joseph Theatre)

Alan Ayckbourn returns to SJT to direct his 1998 play.

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

This New Vic and Royal Exchange adaptation of Jules Verne's...

The Boy Who Fell Into a Book review a knockout mix

Alan Ayckbourn's tale of fiction coming to life makes an inspiring...

The Boy Who Fell Into a Book review an engrossingly surreal spectacle

The musical version of Alan Ayckbourn's play for young people is...

Around the World in Eighty Days, Royal Exchange Manchester, review

School’s out and in celebration the Royal Exchange is offering an...

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

Magical and rivals any Regent's Park production, says Michael Nunn...

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

Children's author Jacqueline Wilson is as passionate as ever,...