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Roald Dahl’s The Witches

The Rose Theatre, Kingston has a really engaging atmosphere for children with well-designed seating. Most of the seats are double - more like small so...
4.0★★★★

My Father, Odysseus

Some three thousand years after the writing of The Odyssey, British-based playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker, winner of the 2016 Writer’s Guild of Gr...
1.0

The Gruffalo

The Vaudeville Theatre on the Strand is a pretty theatre with a lovely atmosphere, and I was really looking forward to seeing the Gruffalo adapted for...
5.0★★★★★

Dr Seuss’s The Lorax

“I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees!” The Lorax was a larger-than-life performance. Everything about it was amazing: the puppetry craftsmans...
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Aladdin

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester's pantomime is a yearly Christmas treat – this time it’s Aladdin. There is an orchestra pit and I enjoyed the li...
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The Comedy of Errors

Am I in earth, in heaven, or in hell? Already welcomed into an exotic setting of a city celebrating Carnival in the sunshine, the play oozes warmth...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Tiger Who Came For Tea

Used as one now is to the adult jokes embedded in kids’ movies, a tic that has always, it seems, been prevalent in panto, it is strange to come acro...
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The Snowman

The Peacock Theatre is a modern theatre, which puts on many children’s shows. It is a friendly and fun place, but it doesn’t have the atmosphere o...