The Half Moon Theatre has been sharing a wide variety of shows for children during theatre lockdown, and in its latest, The House That Jackson Built written and performed by Justin Coe, they retain their high standards.
This Christmas Studio 3 Arts will present their family theatre adaptation of The Princess and the Pea performed from 10-20 December 2020 at various times throughout the day. This fully socially distanced and Covid-19 secure play will be staged at the iconic Eastbury Manor House in Barking for groups of up to six people. The famous and much-loved fairy tale …
The founders of Roustabout Theatre privilege have turned the challenges of 2020 into creative ideas and continue to find joy in sharing their stories and laughter with people of all ages.
Nothing can replicate the feeling of live and interactive like a production that is indeed live and interactive. Or so we thought until we watched Play-Along Plink & Boo.
Alice: A Virtual Theme Park is ultimately a show of charm and occasional barbed wit, which is fun for both families or adults. You don’t have to switch your video on and join in, but it is fun if you do,
With Up, Up, Up and Away, Super Stories With City Actors have put together a fun family adventure that successfully replicates the joy of live children’s theatre.
I noticed that there were a pair of Half Moon Theatre productions – Guantanamo Boy and her – which involved Brolly, a collaboration between designer/illustrator Rachana Jadhav and writer/director Dominic Hingorani for whom design is a key element and who integrate live performance with digital technologies.
Guildford Shakespeare Company first performed their adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s classic in 2015. After a successful series of Zoom murder mystery evenings, they decided to recreate their hit family production.
The Old Vic Theatre has announced details of “Your Old Vic”, a programme of creative, fun and inspiring events, projects and content to keep the theatre connected with audiences, and audiences connected with each other. It will include streaming of video archives of productions, starting with A Monster Calls next month.
This lovely musical based on David Walliams’ children’s book is filled with fun and mischief.
It’s a brilliant piece of theatre which will no doubt capture the imagination of anyone interested in space, and is one of those shows which genuinely works as well (if not better) for the adults as it does for the kids.
The Polar Bears Go Up sees the Polar Bears off on an adventure to rescue a balloon, utilising multiple inventive methods of transport to climb higher and higher until, eventually, they end up in space.
I, Malvolio is Tim Crouch’s retelling of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night through the eyes of the blighted and picked-upon puritan, Malvolio. It’s the fourth time Crouch has written such an adaptation, which he hopes will “unlock Shakespeare for young audiences”.
In this article, we’ll be rounding up everything that’s available for families to live-stream to their living room.
Winners of the Offies 2020 Awards, held at Battersea Arts Centre, have been announced. It was the tenth anniversary year of the awards presented by Off West End.
“Long live the magnificent six!” Critics have quickly taken up the beat for Pilot Theatre’s beatbox adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s award-winning YA novel Crongton Knights. We’ve rounded up review highlights below. Time to get booking – it’s at Belgrade Theatre this week and then on tour.
What an adventure! As rave reviews start rolling in for the new beatbox-infused adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s award-winning 2016 Young Adults’ novel Crongton Knights, we’re loving the colourful production photos and infectious show trailer. Have a look – and then get booking!
What do you get if you bring together an award-winning YA novel, an inventive beatbox soundtrack, six courageous kids and the producing powerhouse behind 2019’s sell-out production of Noughts and Crosses? Writer and broadcaster Nick Ahad talked to novelist Alex Wheatle ahead of Crongton Knights’ stage premiere.
Oily Cart, the creators of All Wrapped Up, makes gently immersive, highly sensory performances for people under five years old, and people with complex needs.
Can you stick to the beat? Looks like it’s a prerequisite for the cast of the new beatbox-infused adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s award-winning 2016 Young Adults’ novel Crongton Knights. Sneak a peek inside the rehearsal room – and then get booking!