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    Goodnight Mr Tom: Interview with playwright David Wood OBE

    With top ratings across the board, Olivier award-winning Goodnight Mr Tom is no doubt on your list of children’s plays to see with your family. We spoke to actor and playwright David Wood OBE, the man who brought Michelle Magorian’s classic children’s book to the stage. What do you love most about Goodnight Mr Tom? […]

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    Matilda The Musical Review

    The man in front of me cried at the end while the teacher in front of him, out for the afternoon with a group of excited school children, jumped to his feet and led the standing ovation. And there we were, at the end of the most incredible performance of Matilda the Musical, amazed at […]

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    Open auditions for Peter Pan!

    We’ve just heard the most exciting news! Throughout November there are open auditions for Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story, where children can win the opportunity to have a walk-on part in the live performance. No acting or performance skills are required, so if your child has a mischievous little grin and an adventurous nature […]

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    Swallows and Amazons at the Bristol Old Vic

    An unmissable family show for children aged 6+ running at the Bristol Old Vic until Jan 15th. Synopsis: All aboard The Swallow! Follow Captain John and his able crew as they set sail to Wildcat Island on an exotic adventure to encounter savages, capture dastardly pirates and defeat mortal enemies. A new musical for the […]

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    The Railway Children Live at Waterloo : Review

    By Liz Jarvis from LivingwithKids (www.kidstart.co.uk/livingwithkids) Of course we’ve read the book and seen the film, but we were intrigued to see how a play would be able to convey the magic of E.Nesbit’s The Railway Children, given that much of the action takes place at an…um… railway station, and does of course includes several […]

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    Room on the Broom soars to Kids Week 2010 in the West End

    One of our favourite picture books of all time, Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler’s Room on the Broom comes to life with a stage show this August and is soaring to the West End. Like most of the picture books by this talented duo, Room on the Broom has been a big hit with under […]