Children’s Theatre

Octonauts

Octonauts

✭✭✭✩✩ Thrills spill:
Thrills, spills and exotic undersea animals are all present as expected as the Octonauts take their audience on a Deep Sea Volcano Adventure to explore, rescue and protect.

April 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Imaginate tickets on public sale

Imaginate tickets on public sale

The Imaginate festival of theatre for children and young people will celebrate its 25th anniversary in May with 14 productions in venues around Edinburgh.

March 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – The Man Who Planted Trees

Review – The Man Who Planted Trees

★★★★★ Beautiful, entertaining morality tale:

With simple but elegant staging and charming puppets and puppetry, Puppet State Theatre Company presents a genuinely touching and engrossing adaptation of Jean Giono’s novel.

August 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
It’s Anya for the Singing Kettle!

It’s Anya for the Singing Kettle!

The Singing Kettle have announced that Anya Scott-Rodgers is the new cast member, replacing founder members Artie Trezise and Cilla Fisher.

February 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – The Singing Kettle: Fairytale Castle

Review – The Singing Kettle: Fairytale Castle

An era ended at the Festival Theatre on Sunday afternoon, when veteran children’s performers Cilla and Artie took the lid from their last kettle and went off into the sunset after 30 years leading the company they formed back in 1982.

February 18, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – Swallows and Amazons

Review – Swallows and Amazons

* * * * * Festival Theatre Review by Thom Dibdin Rarely is the ability of theatre to create a world and tell a story demonstrated as powerfully as it is in this top notch touring production which is at the Festival Theatre, its second port of call in a tour around the UK. Ok, […]

February 3, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Theatre Review – Martha

Theatre Review – Martha

* * * * * Brunton Theatre By Thom Dibdin TOUCHING, hilarious and played with the utmost respect for its audience of youngsters aged four and over, Catherine Wheels’ wonderful Martha is a suitably stunning opening show for this year’s Bank of Scotland Imaginate festival of theatre for children Gill Robertson is impeccable as Mrs […]

May 11, 2010 | By | Reply More
Take your kids seats please…

Take your kids seats please…

By Thom Dibdin Taking young C to see the Singing Kettle last week was a real eye-opener. It was the first time we’d gone alone to the theatre – without her mother – and I was slightly nervous about being able to take the whole show in without being distracted.

January 26, 2010 | By | Reply More
Children’s Theatre Review – The Singing Kettle: Pyjama Party

Children’s Theatre Review – The Singing Kettle: Pyjama Party

* * * Festival Theatre Review by Thom Dibdin Thank goodness for second halves. At the tender age of two, Young C is no stranger to theatre – nor, indeed, to singing along – but she was totally bemused by the opening half of the Singing Kettle’s pyjama party. By the time the second half […]

January 23, 2010 | By | Reply More