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Tag: tobacco factory theatres

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – REVIEW: Violent, noisy and shocking – why older school children should see the Tobacco Factory’s production of Macbeth in Bristol (and witness how power and ambition can go horribly wrong)

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – REVIEW: Violent, noisy and shocking – why older school children should see the Tobacco Factory’s production of Macbeth in Bristol (and witness how power and ambition can go horribly wrong)

Macbeth. Tobacco Factory, Bristol. Age: 10+ The noise, the violence and the flickering lighting: the Tobacco Factory Theatre’s production of Macbeth is not for the faint hearted. Which is why school children and students should see Shakespeare’s tragedy stripped back to its core emotions in a visceral and violent production. However there are a couple of problems which […]

By February 28, 2018 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: January 2018 issue

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: January 2018 issue

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By January 7, 2018 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – REVIEW: Travelling Light and the Tobacco Factory Theatre’s Ugly Duckling in Bristol is like a beautiful swan’s feather – perfectly constructed

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – REVIEW: Travelling Light and the Tobacco Factory Theatre’s Ugly Duckling in Bristol is like a beautiful swan’s feather – perfectly constructed

The Ugly Duckling. At The Tobacco Factory, Bristol Flowing from one scene to another the narrative structure of Sally Cookson’s The Ugly Duckling directed by Craig Edwards is like a discarded swan’s feather: sleek, smooth and beautifully constructed. Emily May Smith as Duckie bursts out of her shell into a world in which she doesn’t fit, save […]

By December 18, 2017 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – PREVIEW: A universal story of a misfit duckling on a journey of self discovery by Travelling Light at the Tobacco Factory this festive season

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – PREVIEW: A universal story of a misfit duckling on a journey of self discovery by Travelling Light at the Tobacco Factory this festive season

Originally published by Hans Christian Anderson in 1843 the story of the Ugly Duckling is considered to be the work of the Danish author known for collecting and writing folk and fairy stories. It is a universal coming of age story which tells of how an odd looking duckling is teased and bullied for looking […]

By December 14, 2017 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE

By December 7, 2017 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: REVIEW: A battle of wills as Isabella battles with the Beast over dinner every Tuesday at 8pm

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: REVIEW: A battle of wills as Isabella battles with the Beast over dinner every Tuesday at 8pm

An assertive and independent minded Beauty and a boorish but ultimately comedic Beast make this version of the French fairy tale into an enjoyable battle of wills. Alex Byrne’s production of the fairy tale with its roots in ancient European folk mythology takes much of its plot from the early versions of the story by […]

By December 6, 2017 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: PREVIEW Ancient folk tale of a beautiful daughter and a mysterious beast in a dark forest set for Bristol’s Tobacco Factory Theatre

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: PREVIEW Ancient folk tale of a beautiful daughter and a mysterious beast in a dark forest set for Bristol’s Tobacco Factory Theatre

Although film versions may cloud the imaginations of audiences for the Tobacco Factory’s Christmas season production of Beauty and the Beast the original story is likely to have evolved several thousand years ago. One theory is that its original theme may be a collective folk memory of our encounters with Neanderthals as we populated Europe […]

By December 2, 2017 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: December’s issue is now online – read it here

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: December’s issue is now online – read it here

Children’s Theatre Magazine’s December 2016 issue is now online below. It can also be viewed at http://content.yudu.com/Library/A41o3l/ChildrensTheatreMaga/resources/index.htm?referrerUrl=http%3A%2F%2Ffree.yudu.com%2Fpublish%2Ffinish_now%2F3607103

By November 29, 2016 Read More →
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