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Review | Hairspray UK Tour 2021 | Liverpool Empire

I’m writing this review of Hairspray the morning after the opening night of the Hairspray UK Tour at the Liverpool Empire and my cheeks are still hurting from smiling so much. It was AMAZING. In the words of my friend who came with me it was simply amazing to be back watching live theatre, watching …

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Review | Billionaire Boy at The Garrick Theatre

We were delighted to return to London’s West End at the Garrick Theatre to see David Williams’ Billionaire Boy taken to the stage by Birmingham Stage Company.  My daughters are firm fans of all of David Williams’ hilarious books. There is great excitement in our house when a new book is released, hurriedly read, and …

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Kids Week is back this August with over 30 London shows participating

Tickets on sale 10am Wednesday 30 June at officiallondontheatre.com/kids-week  Kids Week is #BackOnStage and this much loved, long-running initiative is the perfect way to introduce your family to the magic of live theatre over the summer holidays – from hit musicals and plays to comedies and family favourites. Kids Week tickets go on sale at 10am …

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Car Park Party Show – Is a Drive Thru Theatre Show the perfect ‘Covid- secure’ family trip out?

The perfect Covid- secure family day out? If you’re anything like us, you may be really excited about restrictions easing, but have slight trepidation about mixing too much! Cue perfect solution – a drive through theatre experience. We’re really excited to be taking our family to a car park party show in a few weeks …

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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World premieres this Autumn

This Brand new kickass-pirational pop musical Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World premieres this Autumn! The world premiere of a brand new kickass-pirational pop musical will burst into life at the Mayflower Mast Studio this Autumn as the Fantastically Great Women take to the stage to tell their stories. From the producer of SIX, …

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The Snow Queen by Iris Theatre

Like many families, we are missing our annual Christmas trips to the theatre.  Theatres and the entertainment sector have been hit hard during COVID 19 and it has been interesting to see how creative approaches have been taken to continue to keep theatre alive. The Snow Queen: An Online, Storytelling Adventure, by Iris Theatre takes families on …

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The Gruffalo ‘Live’ Streamed at Home

So, if I were to ask a parent, grandparent, teacher, or child to name a popular children’s book, chances are, they would say ‘The Gruffalo’ and then immediately quote a line from this well-loved modern classic!  Written by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, this memorable tale has been brought to life by Tall Stories and …

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Festive Cheer with Sleeping Beauty at The Dukes

Families can enjoy some festive cheer at The Dukes this Christmas as the Lancaster venue have announced a brand new, socially distanced production of Sleeping Beauty.  Performed in the Round from December 11-31, this inventive and exciting new take on the classic tale is co-written and co-directed by Sarah Punshon and Daniel Bye.   Sleeping Beauty also reunites …

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A Christmas Carol announced at the Liverpool Playhouse this winter

Christmas is coming…and the Liverpool Playhouse is set to stage a festive treat for Liverpool audiences this winter, with an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ festive classic A Christmas Carol from 4-24 December. A small cast of actors will perform in Patrick Barlow’s (The 39 Steps) witty and joyous adaptation of the 19th century story, directed by Gemma Bodinetz …

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The King and I Theatre Review | Liverpool Empire

Last night I went to the Liverpool Empire to watch the simply beautiful King and I theatre show. This unmissable production of THE KING AND I, follows a critically acclaimed Broadway smash hit run and a sell out record breaking season at the world famous London Palladium. It is on at the Liverpool Empire from …

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The Snow Queen at the Rose Theatre, Kingston

The Snow Queen at the Rose Theatre, Kingston Friday 6 December to Sunday 5 January 2020 Ciaran McConville’s productions at the Rose Theatre are now a Christmas tradition for our family. Like its predecessors, The Snow Queen provided an evening full of Christmas wonderment for myself, my husband, and our three daughters aged 10, 7 …

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