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Suitable for kids and families alike, ideal if you’re trying to introduce your kids to theatre land! Check out our reviews of family-friendly productions here.

Snow White, Chickenshed Theatre

Chickenshed Theatre was founded in 1974 and is a ground-breaking theatre company. They deliver a broad programme of performance, education and training, as well as participatory outreach with the community. Lou Stein is both the director and writer of the show and his take on Snow White attempts to contemporise the story by bringing it to London. The show begins with Snow White questioning her wealthy privilege, and wondering whether there’s more to life than being a rich girl living ...

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Snow White, Chickenshed Theatre – Review

Snow White is a fairy tale as old as time, but Chickenshed Theatre‘s exciting and progressive production gifts the audience a vibrant, psychedelic and heart-warming merry tale. The production spins the original, somewhat outdated story of Snow White on its head and adds a whole new 1960’s element, glittered with specks of wholesome charm. William Fricker’s whimsical and wacky set is wonderfully impressive and sets the aesthetic for a family friendly show that doesn’t stop impressing and charming. A cast ...

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Blood and Gold, Scottish Storytelling Centre – Review

A young woman is entrusted by her dying mother with a wooden box containing all the stories and words she knows. But not prepared to listen to them again, the bereaved daughter hides the box under her bed, wanting to forget about it. As the years go past, she grows lonely and misunderstood, gradually giving in to the Shadow Man – a sly creature who lingers around her and whispers demeaning messages into her ear. An impending sense of unworthiness ...

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