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“Stick Man” at Leicester Square Theatre – 23/10/22

It’s been a busy weekend, one way or another, with Saturday’s shenanigans including an unplanned diversion to Seven Sisters. Just look at these lovely sunflowers: So it was a tired mother and daughter that sat on the 38 from church … Continue reading

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“Cinderella in Boots” at Chickenshed – 06/08/22

  A panto in summer? Oh no they didn’t! Oh yes they did. Who said that panto is just for Christmas? And since when have Chickenshed played by anyone else’s rules anyway? The summer panto is a fun show for … Continue reading

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“Midsummer Mechanicals” at the Globe Theatre – 31/07/22

As soon as I heard about the premise of this play, I was intrigued. I’ve doubtless mentioned it on the blog before but I played the part of a mechanical in MSND when I was Reuben’s age (which yes, is … Continue reading

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“Twelfth Night” by East London Shakespeare Festival- 23/07/22

Now, I mentioned in my last post that we were off to a second theatrical production, almost straight from “Room on the Broom”. If this sounds like madness, let me assure you that it was. This second show wasn’t one … Continue reading

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“Room on the Broom” at Lyric Theatre – 23/07/22

If you’re not familiar with Julia Donaldson’s “Room on the Broom”, let me give you the gist. It’s a story about a witch on a journey who picks up a random cast of characters along the way…a bit like a … Continue reading

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“I Want My Hat Back” Trilogy at Little Angel Studios – 29/05/22

When she has a new game to play, it takes quite a lot to lure Eva out of her cave but a Little Angel show will do the trick. We were already in Islington for church but she seemed keen … Continue reading

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“The Singing Mermaid” at Little Angel Theatre – 06/03/22

Sometimes when I review shows, I like to get straight to the point and tell you what the show was actually like. More often though, I like to give a bit of context to our day…yknow, it’s the personal touch … Continue reading

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“Handa’s Surprise” at Little Angel Studios – 20/02/22

On a wet and windy weekend, what better to do than escape for a little while to sunny Kenya to hang out with Handa and her friend Akeyo? The book “Handa’s Surprise” will be familiar to most parents of preschoolers … Continue reading

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“Ever After” at Chickenshed – 22/12/21

In the last few days, the festive cheer has taken a bit of a dour turn, hasn’t it? We’ve not been out of the house too much in the last week or so but Eva and I had this treat … Continue reading

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“The Wishing Tree” at Little Angel Theatre Studio – 11/09/21

With the restrictions lifting, we were well overdue a visit to Little Angel Theatre. Luckily, we were only halfway there when I realised that this production was at Little Angel Studio, not the theatre itself. Unluckily, I realised this after … Continue reading

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