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The Flight of Babuscha Baboon – Review

Credit: Alex Poll

Pros: A magical experience that will leave you in awe of the skill and mastery that goes into creating marionette theatre. Cons: This is very much a family affair, which can cause some distractions. However, the children’s reaction to the work is beautiful. I can hardly believe my only experience of puppetry has been The Lion King and War Horse. Had I known about the charm of The Puppet Barge, currently docked in Little Venice, I would have visited sooner. Movingstage’s unique floating venue ...

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The Fix, New Union Theatre – Review

Credit: Darren Bell

Pros: Resplendent and enduring performances with an engaging narrative Cons:  The heat in the studio and additional seating affected comfort levels This summer sees the return of The Fix at Southwark’s New Union Theatre. Last seen at the theatre in 2012 before the Union Theatre moved into its new home (hence the change of name), the musical follows the drama and corruption of the Chandlers, a family that is determined – at all costs – to get their hands on the ...

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