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The Jungle Book – Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: Rudyard Kiping Adaptor: Jessica Swale Music: Joe Stilgoe Director: Max Webster Reviewer: Daryl Holden The Jungle Book is a tale that everyone experiences at some point in their younger years.  For most, it is through the Disney film of the same name, which is now arguably more well-known than the original Rudyard Kipling books. This is where The Children’s ...

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Running Wild – King’s Theatre Edinburgh

Writer: Michael Morpugo Adaptor: Samuel Adamson Director: Timothy Sheader and Dale Rooks Reviewer: Dominic Corr They say never work with children or animals, Running Wild ignores this old adage and as a result, triumphs. True, the menagerie is the product of exquisite puppetry but nevertheless, this is a special production. The Children's Touring Partnership presents a story which, like all good ...

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – Theatre Royal Plymouth

Writer: John Boyne Adaptor: Angus Jackson Director: Joe Murphy Reviewer: Marina Spark Anyone who has an ounce of interest in bestselling literature from the past decade will have heard the title The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. The widely acclaimed 2006 novel by John Boyne, which was made into a movie in 2008, has now been adapted for stage by ...

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – Chichester, Festival Theatre

Director: Joe Murphy Adaptation: Angus Murphy from the book by John Boyne Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage Anyone who has read John Boyne’s book The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas or seen the film may think the Children’s Touring Partnership’s production which opened its tour at Chichester’s Festival Theatre is just a case of completing the trio; how wrong they would be. ...

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