Theatre for Children

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

★★★★☆ Blooms with delights:

The Secret Garden, Fife-based Red Bridge Arts has once again given a children’s classic a radical makeover without losing the heart of the original story.

March 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Celeste’s Circus

Celeste’s Circus

★★★★☆ Joyous fun:

Celeste’s Circus, Faux Theatre’s production at the Storytelling Centre, is a warmly involving treat for 0-5 year-olds.

August 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
First Piano on the Moon

First Piano on the Moon

★★★★★    Captivating:

Will Pickvance puts in a captivating performance as a young boy on a journey to achieve his dreams in his latest production for those aged over 5, First Piano on the Moon, at Summerhall.

August 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Flutter

Flutter

★★★★☆ Cheeky:

Built in a flurry of snow, Flutter from Tortoise in a Nutshell at the Assembly Roxy and then out tour, is the charming story of young sisters who venture out into the garden after a snowstorm.

November 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Garden of Delight

The Garden of Delight

★★★☆☆ Scenic:

Making perfect use of one the Fringe’s most idyllic venues, Theatre Alba’s The Garden of Delights is a promenade tale with a strong environmental twist for younger children.

August 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Animals

Animals

★★★★☆ Quirky:

Gentle as the velvet of a puppy’s ear, yet unafraid to take a deadpan gawp at a recently demised goldfish, Animals, Greg Sinclair’s examination of childhood tales of animals is a constant revelation of delight and surprise.

May 25, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Too Many Penguins?

Too Many Penguins?

★★★★★ Not too many:
Clever, intriguing and thoroughly engaging for its target audience of pre-school toddlers, Too Many Penguins? returns in a form that is even better than before.

December 16, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Peter Pan on Dinosaur Island – Junior review

Peter Pan on Dinosaur Island – Junior review

✭✭✭✩✩ Lots of dinosaurs
Junior review by Cora Dibdin:
Peter Pan on Dinosaur Island was a play. It wasn’t the usual story of Peter Pan.

August 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Voice Thief

The Voice Thief

✭✭✭✭✩ Resounding success:
Involving, clever, and with an intriguing melancholy and subtle political edge, The Voice Thief at Summerhall is thoroughly recommended for all.

August 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Voice Thief

The Voice Thief

✭✭✭✭✩ Interactive magic
Young critics scheme review:
Surreal, entertaining and quirky, The Voice Thief performed by Catherine Wheels takes you on an interactive tour of MIEVH, a voice correction facility.

August 18, 2015 | By | Reply More