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David Walliams’ ‘Awful Auntie’ at The Bloomsbury Theatre

Review of the West End stage debut of David Walliams’ ‘Awful Auntie’ at The Bloomsbury Theatre  NB: Anna and her family received complimentary tickets to watch the show in order to review but all views and opinions remain their own. On a rather cold night I took my son Winston …

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Horrible Histories Live on Stage, Horrible Christmas, Alexandra Palace
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Horrible Histories Live on Stage, Horrible Christmas, Alexandra Palace

Our eldest daughter turned 9 on Thursday. Whilst it’s a busy time of year for a birthday, there are so many wonderful events at which to celebrate. We chose to go to the newly reopened Alexandra Palace to see Horrible Christmas on the evening of her birthday. NB: Lucy & …

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre

I was invited to watch The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre in London and I was accompanied by my son who is 11 years old. The play begins with a daring prison break, aided by the prison guards themselves. From the beginning, the actors burst onto …

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The Wind in the Willows, Polka Theatre, Wimbledon

The Wind in the Willows, is at the Polka Theatre, Wimbledon, until 17 Feb 2019. This is our review. The highlight of the Polka Theatre’s Winter Season has to be this wonderful adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s classic book, The Wind in the Willows, first published 110 years ago. This well known …

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Review | The Tiger Who came to Tea | Live on Stage
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Review | The Tiger Who came to Tea | Live on Stage

On a scorching hot Sunday my three daughters (aged 8,6 and 2) and I headed to Piccadilly Theatre to see The Tiger Who Came to Tea, which is celebrating its 10th year live on stage. This much-loved classic children’s book, now 50 years old, takes you back to childhoods of …

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George's Marvellous Medicine, Rose Theatre Kingston
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George’s Marvellous Medicine, Rose Theatre Kingston

Our review of A Rose and Curve production of George’s Marvellous Medicine at Rose Theatre Kingston. The invitation to see George’s Marvellous Medicine at the Rose Theatre was met with great excitement from Amelia (8) and Florence (6). They remembered every detail of the book from when we read it …

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Reasons to Explore Theatreland with an under-5 this Winter
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2 Reasons to Explore Theatreland with an under-5 this Winter

The Gruffalo’s Child at the Lyric Theatre & The Hungry Caterpillar at the Ambassador’s Theatre are 2 Reasons to Explore Theatreland with an under-5 this Winter. I have two daughters (aged 8 & 5) who are at school, and Nancy, who is just two. Nancy has not known life without …

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David Walliams’ Awful Auntie | Richmond Theatre
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Review | David Walliams’ Awful Auntie | Richmond Theatre

Amelia (nearly 8), Florence (nearly 6) and I (just over 40!), were absolutely delighted to be invited to see Birmingham Stage Company bring David Walliams’ [truly] Awful Auntie to Richmond Theatre. As we hopped off the bus and turned the corner onto Richmond Green, we could tell this was going …

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Review: The Night Pirates, Rose Theatre Kingston www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: The Night Pirates, Rose Theatre Kingston

The Night Pirates at Rose Theatre Kingston (9 to 16th September 2017) My little girl crew thoroughly enjoyed this energetic musical adaptation of The Night Pirates written 10 years ago by Peter Harris and Deborah Albright. The musical, adapted and directed by Miranda Larson, celebrates storytelling and imagination with high-energy …

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Review | The Gruffalo Live on Stage | The LowryReview | The Gruffalo Live on Stage | The Lowry www.minitravellers.co.uk
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The Gruffalo Live, West End, London

There is no such thing as a Gruffalo…. well I can tell you there is, I saw him! Having now become fans of children’s theatre we jumped at the chance of taking Hugh to see the Gruffalo Live. From a very young age we have read the book to him …

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