REVIEW: Goodnight Mister Tom, Southwark Playhouse

Kirsty Herrington visited the Southwark Playhouse to watch the British Theatre Academy’s production based on  Michelle Magorian’s beloved story.  Following the much-loved children’s book by Michelle Magorian and the film starring late actor John Thaw, David Wood’s adaptation of Goodnight Mister Tom at the Southwark Playhouse has a lot to live up to. Thankfully this youth… Read More

NEWS: Dick King-Smith’s Babe the Sheep- Pig to Tour UK

It has been announced that a new production of Dick King-Smith’s Babe the Sheep Pig will head off on a UK tour, after a Christmas season at the Polka Theatre in Wimbledon from the 25th November.  Transformed for the stage by David Wood, Dick King-Smith’s beloved children’s novel Babe The Sheep- Pig will be touring… Read More

REVIEW: The Go-Between, Apollo Theatre

Michael Crawford returns to the London stage to star as Leo Colston, a man who is still haunted by events that took place fifty years ago… What would you do if you were made to deliver secret messages between two people who are in love but couldn’t publicly declare it? What would happen if you… Read More

REVIEW: Goodnight Mister Tom, New Victoria Theatre

David Wood’s adaptation of Michelle Magorian’s classic story is equally heartwarming as it is heartbreaking.  Angus Jackson has created a beautifully sad and affectionate production from David Wood’s adaptation of Magorian’s original book, allowing the characters and their backgrounds really stand out – simple but effective. The story follows evacuee William Beech, who is moved… Read More

PREVIEW: Goodnight Mister Tom, New Victoria Theatre

Having completed another successful run in the West End, Michelle Magorian’s classic novel set in World War II arrives in Woking next month.  Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Goodnight Mister Tom follows young William Beech as he is evacuated to the countryside, forging a heart-warming friendship with the man who takes him in Tom Oakley. As well… Read More

REVIEW: Goodnight Mister Tom, Duke of York’s Theatre

This beautifully written story by Michelle Magorian is brought to life charmingly by David Wood and director Angus Jackson.  This beautiful story of frightened and lonely William Beech and his developing friendship with Tom Oakley who he is sent to live with as war is declared is moving when written down, but tugs on the… Read More