How should adults answer kids when they ask about big world problems: Donald Trump, Brexit, Hong Kong, Iran? Gone to the Dogs Productions founder Miranda Duffy had an idea while watching her children play a heated round of rock-paper-scissors. Time to get booking for this Camden Fringe show!
If you want to laugh or cry at the state of our politics, imagine how confusing it must be for children. Gone to the Dogs Productions’ mission is to help educate the younger generation about democracy and it’s bringing its new stage show to Camden Fringe.
“To be completely honest – it was a total gamble!” Studio 3 Arts Artistic Director Liza Vallance is completely honest about launching East London fringe festival Clout! last year. But it was a gamble that paid off, as Clout returns this July for another season of extraordinary theatre. Read what she told us, then get booking!
Following a successful inaugural season in 2018, Barking-based fringe festival Clout! returns next month for a bigger 2019 season including 18 shows over 11 days at two venues. Book your tickets now!
Husband and wife Feargus Woods Dunlop and Heather Westwell co-founded New Old Friends and have discovered a knack – and award-winning success – bringing detective stories to family audiences. We caught up with them as their adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s The Falcon’s Malteser prepares for London premiere at The Vaults next month. Time to get booking!
So by all means let’s go on running relaxed performances for people who need them but at the same time we shouldn’t lose sight of the need to promote co-operative, compliant, appropriate behaviour from most audience members at most performances, please.
As a piece of theatre Zog is enjoyable and beautifully thought out, although the synchronicity with the much loved book is lacking.
Actress Fifi Garfield chatted to Emma Clarendon about working alongside Deafinitely Theatre on Horrible Histories Dreadful Deaf.
World renowned immersive theatre company Punchdrunk makes its first ever foray to Scotland with a comprehensively startling piece of work, Small Wonders, as part of the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival.
Dido attempts to make opera accessible to young people, but it hasn’t gone far enough to create a vibrant, engaging story for adults or children.