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Theatre Review: Matilda – The Musical, Palace Theatre, Manchester

September 21, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Matilda – The Musical, Palace Theatre, Manchester

Eight years ago, I snagged tickets to Matilda: The Musical at Stratford-upon-Avon’s Courtyard Theatre.

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Theatre Review: George’s Marvellous Medicine, Liverpool Playhouse 

April 18, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: George’s Marvellous Medicine, Liverpool Playhouse 

Ok that’s it. From now on, all children’s theatre productions need to feature giant humanoid chickens with a steampunk aesthetic and fabulous comic timing.

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Review: Fantastic Mr Fox, The Lowry, Salford

July 7, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Fantastic Mr Fox, The Lowry, Salford

Roald Dahl only started writing children’s books in the early 1960s but they’re already beginning to assume the status of modern myths, fit to be reconfigured into all kinds of different shapes and forms.

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Review: George’s Marvellous Medicine, Manchester Opera House

November 16, 2016 Comments Off on Review: George’s Marvellous Medicine, Manchester Opera House

It’s not quite panto season yet, but this touring production of George’s Marvellous Medicine ticks a lot of those same boxes where family entertainment is concerned.

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Review: The BFG, Bolton Octagon

November 24, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The BFG, Bolton Octagon

There’s no two ways about it: in the field of children’s literature, Roald Dahl is, well, a giant.

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