Interview With…Maia Kirkman-Richards

We chatted to Maia about directing and designing the puppets for There’s a Rang-Tan in My Bedroom and Other Stories for the Little Angel Theatre. Hi Maia, could you explain what There’s a Rang-Tan in My Bedroom & Other stories is about? There’s a Rang-Tan in my Bedroom is inspired by two beautiful adverts that… Read More

REVIEW: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Future Spotlight Productions, Stream.Theatre

This family friendly show is ideal for young audiences to enjoy – but feels as though it could developed the characters a little bit more. If you are looking to keep your kids entertained this Bank Holiday weekend, then this colourful and imaginative 40 minute interpretation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland will do the trick… Read More

NEWS: Little Angel Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter Season

Details of the season have been unveiled, with the theatre preparing to turn 60 in November. On the 24th November, the Little Angel Theatre will turn 60 years old and it has now confirmed details of its upcoming season, which will see the theatre marking the occasion. The upcoming season is set to include a… Read More

REVIEW: Arthur/Merlin, Actors Church, Covent Garden

This folksy and thoughtful take on the legend makes the most of its environment but can lose its way in terms of the plot. It has to be said, whenever there is a production that takes place in the beautiful settings of the Actors Church in Covent Garen every creative team really uses the environment… Read More

NEWS: Gok Wan to Star in New Victoria Theatre’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

It has been confirmed that the New Victoria Theatre in Woking’s annual pantomime will return this year from the 4th December. New Victoria Theatre and Crossroads Live have announced the return of pantomime to Woking for 2021, with a production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs performing this festive season. The cast for this newly announced pantomime… Read More

Interview With… Joni-Rae Carrack

We chatted to the puppeteer about the Little Angel Theatre’s project with Great Ormond Street If Not Here…Where? Hi Joni, could you explain a bit more If Not Here…Where? is about? Hello! If Not Here…Where? is a small-scale puppetry show created specifically to be performed at bedsides in children’s hospitals, wards and hospices.  It has been developed… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Hackney Empire’s Jack and the Beanstalk

The Hackney Empire’s annual pantomime returns from the 20th November. Casting has been confirmed for the Hackney Empire’s 2021 pantomime production of Jack and the Beanstalk, which will be co-directed and star Olivier-Award winner Clive Rowe and Hackney panto veteran TonyWhittle. The full principle casting for the production also includes: Kat B as Simple Simon,… Read More

Interview With… Peter Glanville

The Polka Theatre’s Artistic Director chatted to us about the theatre’s pop up performance of Maanika & The Wolf.   Hi Peter – can you tell me more about what Maanika and the Wolf is about? It’s a play about a Grandmother called Maanika who brings her childhood dressing up boxto life, re-enacting the story… Read More

NEWS: Theatre-Rites Release Book to Mark 25th Anniversary

The new book celebrates the children’s theatre company and the work it has done in the last 25 years. Titled Theatre-Rites: Animating Puppets, Objects and Sites, this newly announced book offers a comprehensive history of the company’s work as well as celebrating the importance of collaboration and offers the first in-depth exploration of Artistic Director… Read More

NEWS: Little Angel Theatre Announces Summer Season

The theatre has confirmed details of its Summer season, while describing the delay to easing restrictions fully ‘a huge blow’. The Little Angel Theatre’s Summer season has been announced including events that include community, creativity as well as live theatre (both indoors and out).   Due to popular demand, the theatre’s current show, The Smartest… Read More