NEWS: Rose Theatre to Reopen with ‘Return to the Rose’ Season

The theatre in Kingston has unveiled details of its reopening season, as it prepares to open its doors for the first time since lockdown. Opening its doors to the public on the 28th October, the Rose Theatre has announced a special ‘Return to the Rose Season’, that will adhere to robust risk mitigation processes and… Read More

NEWS: Barn Theatre to Reopen for Indoor Live Performances

The theatre based in Cirencester has announced it will be opening its doors to present Michael Morpurgo‘s Private Peaceful. From the 10th September, the Barn Theatre will be presenting its production of Private Peaceful in its main auditorium, following its previous run as part of the theatre’s first outdoor theatre festival, BarnFest, in August. In addition,… Read More

Watch: Golden Toad Release Music Video for Errol’s Garden

The theatre company have released a music video featuring children from across the country, who were encouraged to share photos and drawings of their garden creations, to help bring the musical Errol’s Garden to life. This music video follows on from Golden Toad Theatre’s collaboration with West End stars, Courtney Stapleton (Six) and Joe Griffiths-Brown… Read More

REVIEW: The Midnight Gang, Chickenshed Theatre (Online)

This 2017 stage adaptation of David Walliams’ story is filled with cheeky humour and poignancy. A lot has been made of the fact that the way in which David Walliams writes his children’s stories is remarkably similar to the way in which Roald Dahl wrote his. Watching this 2017 production of The Midnight Gang, adapted… Read More

NEWS: Peter Duncan Launches Panto Online

It was announced that the Blue Peter star has launched Panto Online, the UK’s first pantomine filmed entirely on location, to be watched online by familes over Christmas. This Christmas, Peter Duncan has announced that the pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk will be available for families to stream to help keep the pantomime tradition going. Filmed… Read More

NEWS: Hackney Empire, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Theatre Royal Stratford East Postpone 2020 Pantomime

It has been confirmed that due to the ongoing pandemic the four theatres will not be producing their annual pantomimes. Due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding when theatres might be able to safely reopen Hackney Empire, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Theatre Royal Stratford East have announced the postponement of their pantomimes until… Read More

REVIEW: Alice: A Virtual Theme Park, Creation Theatre

This digital version of Wonderland highlights just how it possible to be as creative as possible but still retain the strength story. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a story in which creatives are able to allow their imaginations really run away with them – as this ambitious and fun new digital production from Creation Theatre… Read More

NEWS: Modern Fables Partners with Tea Dance for Little People to Create Family outing Experience

The escape rooms experience based in East London has announced a new experience to help children develop skills that children have missed out on during lockdown. With schools doing their best with virtual learning throughout lockdown, there are other skills that children have been missing out using during the pandemic including teamwork, socialising, sharing and… Read More

NEWS: Oily Cart Announces ‘Uncancellable Programme’

The programme aims to devise new ways to connect with audiences, which will launch with Doorstep Jamboree. Oily Cart have announced that the Doorstep Jamboree travelling band will be popping up across London this September on the doorsteps of families with young people labelled as having complex needs who are still shielding. The band will play Balkan-inspired tunes… Read More

NEWS: West End Stars Collaborate with Golden Toad Theatre

West End stars, Courtney Stapleton (Six) and Joe Griffiths-Brown (Hamilton) are collaborating with the theatre company to encourage children to engage in theatre through song, dance, and a little bit of gardening. With Golden Toad’s touring production of Errol’s Garden on hold until next year, the company are keen to still use Gillian Hibbs’ award-winningbook… Read More