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Tag: bristol old vic

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – THEATRE REVIEW: Boyd’s pitch perfect production of Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard without a cherry tree in sight (but is Owusu’s Lopakhin a prediction of a future Putin oligarch?)

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – THEATRE REVIEW: Boyd’s pitch perfect production of Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard without a cherry tree in sight (but is Owusu’s Lopakhin a prediction of a future Putin oligarch?)

A drowned child, the ever turning world and not a cherry tree in sight. Michael Boyd’s production of Anton Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard at the Bristol Old Vic is set on a minimalist turning circular stage but with a surprising mirror of the auditorium that features a full scale recreation of the seating and dress […]

By March 11, 2018 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – REVIEW: Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales keeps a full house engrossed (but did the monkey over shadow Tiddler?)

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – REVIEW: Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales keeps a full house engrossed (but did the monkey over shadow Tiddler?)

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. Bristol Old Vic. Age 3+ There was an atmosphere of babbling tiny voices (coupled with the calming tones of parents trying to dampen down a growing sense of excitement) as the audience awaited the arrival of the cast of Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. The Bristol Old Vic’s main house was […]

By February 16, 2018 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – REVIEW: Niall Ashdown as Ole Shuteye and the Emperor sparkles in Bristol Old Vic’s Little Match Girl with its messages of homelessness and rejection – but what a depressing ending

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – REVIEW: Niall Ashdown as Ole Shuteye and the Emperor sparkles in Bristol Old Vic’s Little Match Girl with its messages of homelessness and rejection – but what a depressing ending

The Little Match Girl and and other Happier Tales. The Old Vic, Bristol In the original Hans Christian Anderson story the Little Match Girl dies and goes to heaven. In Emma Rice’s dark retelling we just get the death and a lot of soul searching. Not the uplifting ending to a Christmas season family drama. […]

By January 6, 2018 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: REVIEW – Kylie Minogue to the rescue in Kid Carpet’s quest for snow

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: REVIEW – Kylie Minogue to the rescue in Kid Carpet’s quest for snow

Reviewed by Harry Mottram A Bristol Old Vic at Christmas production by Kid Carpet Playing at the Lantern Room in Colston Hall until 7th January 2018 For ages 3-7 More children’s entertainer than actor or pop star – not my opinion – that’s the thoughts apparently of the Intelligent Fridge in Kid Carpet’s Snow Glow. The show […]

By December 6, 2017 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: PREVIEW: A travelling troupe of Edwardian actors present the Bristol Old Vic’s The Little Match Girl this Christmas

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: PREVIEW: A travelling troupe of Edwardian actors present the Bristol Old Vic’s The Little Match Girl this Christmas

The Princess and the Pea, Thumbelina and the Emperor’s New Clothes and presented through the framing device of an Edwardian travelling troupe of actors. Puppetry and the Little Match Girl herself bring the stories of Hans Christian Anderson to life in the Bristol Old Vic’s Christmas family production directed by Emma Rice. It’s a cop-production […]

By December 5, 2017 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: PREVIEW: Bristol Old Vic moves to the Colston Hall’s Lantern Room for a globe full of snow

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: PREVIEW: Bristol Old Vic moves to the Colston Hall’s Lantern Room for a globe full of snow

Feeling low? Feeling a bit grotty? Ed Patrick AKA Kid Carpet promises to make you feel much better with his show Snow Globe. The Bristol Old Vic’s show for children aged 3-7 and their families moves across the city to the elegant Lantern Room in the Colston Hall. It’s really a ball room but last […]

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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