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How to Hide a Lion – New Wimbledon Theatre, London

Writer: Helen Stephens Adaptor: Peter GlanvilleComposer: Barb Jungr Director: Peter Glanville Reviewer: David Guest A magical children’s book roars into life as a spellbinding stage show thanks to the considerable joint talents of a Pigtails Productions creative team. How to Hide a Lion is based on the illustrated Helen Stephens book, which is warm and wonderful in itself. In the ...

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Gorilla – Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

Gorilla - Watershed Theatre

Writer: Anthony Browne Adapter: Rachel Barnett Music and songs: Julien Butler Director: Roman Stefanski Reviewer: Richard Hall Former children’s laureate, Anthony Browne is one of the UK’s most popular authors for young children. This stage adaptation of one of his best loved picture books by Rachel Barnett comes to the Waterside Arts Centre, courtesy of the Polka Theatre in London ...

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Bomber’s Moon – Trafalgar Studios, London

Writer: William Ivory Director: Matt Aston Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   The experience of combat is a very personal thing, but one that lasts a lifetime. There are men who never speak of it, they did what they had to do and went back to their lives, locking it all away, while others spend the rest of their lives retelling their ...

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Bomber’s Moon – Park Theatre, London

Writer: William Ivory Director: Matt Aston Reviewer: Jon Wainwright “This is unkind,” says Jimmy. “No one deserves this.” As old as Lear and as close to death, the king’s repeated cry of “Never!” becomes “Not old!” as Jimmy rails against the indignities of an ageing body and his confinement in a care home. He knows what it’s like to wake ...

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