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Archive for January, 2015

Children’s Theatre Magazine is back
By 27th January 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Children’s Theatre Magazine is back

Children’s Theatre Magazine is to begin publication again in December 2016 after a break of more than a year. However, articles on theatre along with reviews will also continue at www.harrymottram.co.uk. The reason is because the editor and main contributor Harry Mottram is now working freelance from home after two years as a full time […]

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REVIEW  Nel Gwyn in Playhouse Creatures was more head girl than earthy orange seller
By 25th January 2015 0 Comments Read More →

REVIEW Nel Gwyn in Playhouse Creatures was more head girl than earthy orange seller

Playhouse Creatures. Cygnet Theatre, Exeter The lime light and the low lives. The highs, followed by the desperate depths of depression. Yes, the ecstasy of a good performance and the despair of rejection were some of the themes touched upon in Playhouse Creatures at Exeter’s Cygnet Theatre directed by Amanda Knott. In many ways an […]

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What’s On: Shakespeare for children in Bristol at the Redgrave Theatre
By 19th January 2015 0 Comments Read More →

What’s On: Shakespeare for children in Bristol at the Redgrave Theatre

BRISTOL Redgrave Theatre, Percival Road, Bristol BS8 3LE; 0117 973 3955; www.cliftoncollegeuk.com/ccsl/redgrave JULIUS Ceasar Saturday 31 January and Saturday 7 February Age 5+ A Bristol Old Vic Theatre School student production of  the tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, adapted by Toby Hulse and directed by Toby Hulse and Hannah Drake. 10.30am. Tickets £7. […]

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WHAT’S ON   Spring season announced in Ireland with The Ark presenting Far Away From Me
By 18th January 2015 0 Comments Read More →

WHAT’S ON Spring season announced in Ireland with The Ark presenting Far Away From Me

Pictured aboe: The Ark in Dublin. More listings at www.childrenstheatremagazine.co.uk Derry/Londonderry Waterside Theatre. Glendermott Road. BT47 6BG. Telephone: +44 (0) 2871 31 4000. info@watersidetheatre.com; www.watersidetheatre.com North West Irish Language Drama Festival 5th March. £2.00/£1.00 concession. 10.00am. Feile Dhoire is the North West’s Irish language drama festival. Schools from all over Derry, Tyrone and Donegal will […]

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NEWS  January issue online with a short film to highlight what’s inside
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NEWS January issue online with a short film to highlight what’s inside

The third issue of Children’s Theatre Magazine is on line and this little films gives a brief insight into what’s inside. To read the magazine online go to the Magazine page on the website at http://www.childrenstheatremagazine.co.uk/?page_id=41 or visit http://content.yudu.com/Library/A3axyl/ChildrensTheatreMaga/resources/index.htm?referrerUrl=http://free.yudu.com/item/details/2618972/Children-s-Theatre-Magazine-January-2015

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WHAT’S ON  Welsh tour dates announced for The Royal Bed
By 16th January 2015 0 Comments Read More →

WHAT’S ON Welsh tour dates announced for The Royal Bed

The Royal Bed produced by Theatre Pena is on tour across Wales this spring. Sion Eirian’s adaption of the Welsh classic, Siwan, by Saunders Lewis is set in medieval Wales and concerns a tragic love affair between Joan and William during Joan’s marriage to Llywelyn. For school and college drama and Welsh language and English […]

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REVIEW When The Great British Bake Off meets the story of Chicken Licken
By 16th January 2015 0 Comments Read More →

REVIEW When The Great British Bake Off meets the story of Chicken Licken

Chicken Licken, Half Moon Theatre, London Chicken Licken does the seemingly impossible – appealing to 3 – 6 year olds and fans of The Great British Bake Off. Adam Bennett is the only star of this one-man cookery show, casually making bread – Mary Berry herself can’t match his self-assured style and natural relationship with […]

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NEWS Weird fairytale becomes a story of a magical kid on the 8th floor of a block of flats in Dublin
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NEWS Weird fairytale becomes a story of a magical kid on the 8th floor of a block of flats in Dublin

Take the idea of the fairy story of the Princess and the Pea and move it to the eighth floor of a run-down block of flats in urban Dublin. Change the princess to an eight year old boy and make it all 21st century and you’ve got a new drama touring the emerald isle called […]

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NEWS Do you find Shakespeare a bit hard? Then try this bunch of nutters with A Comedy of Errors
By 14th January 2015 0 Comments Read More →

NEWS Do you find Shakespeare a bit hard? Then try this bunch of nutters with A Comedy of Errors

www.childrenstheatremagazine.co.uk For their first experience of a Shakespeare play then Propeller Theatre’s 60 minute version of The Comedy of Errors is not a bad one for children to start with. The show is on tour this spring beginning in Charlton Kings in January and continuing into March where the show hangs up its costumes in […]

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REVIEW Frankly Santa, you were a bit of a let down. Nice elves, but disappointment in Corby
By 8th January 2015 0 Comments Read More →

REVIEW Frankly Santa, you were a bit of a let down. Nice elves, but disappointment in Corby

Dear Santa. The Core, Corby. www.childrenstheatremagazine.co.uk We went to watch Dear Santa at the recently opened Core Theatre at The Cube in Corby. The facility is really good and the audience feel close and involved with the stage and performers. Despite how iconic nature of The Cube, is it is poorly sign posted, parking is […]

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