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‘It’s the performances that make this Christmas show shine’: PINOCCHIO – Unicorn Theatre

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The use of fairytale, music and the goodie/baddie dichotomy remain in Pinocchio at the Unicorn Theatre, but the eggy, set gags and joke routines of panto are thankfully left out. Colourful, detailed design (by Jean Chan) and puppetry (by Chris Pirie) give the show a festive lushness, but it’s the performances that make this Christmas show shine.

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NEWS: National 2017 season highlights: Bryan Cranston in Network, Rory Kinnear’s Macbeth, Pinocchio, new plays

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The National Theatre held its annual press conference today, announcing myriad new productions, casting and other initiatives. Here’s the official press release. World premieres, new writers and ground-breaking adaptations announced for 2017 at the National Theatre Ivo van Hove follows his acclaimed Hedda Gabler with the world premiere of Network, with Bryan Cranston making his UK stage debut Anne-Marie Duff …

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PINOCCHIO – King’s Head Theatre

In Cabaret, Children's theatre, London theatre, Opera, Opinion, Pantomimes, Plays, Reviews by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

Charles Court Opera return to the King’s Head Theatre for the festive season with their traditional twist on a classic story that is funny with plenty of audience interaction. This is Pinocchio but not as you know it thanks to Charles Court Opera’s latest pantomime that takes the classic story and turns it into something completely unique.