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Depths of My Mind – The Lowry, Salford.

Writer: Scarabeus Aerial Theatre Directors: Daniela Essart and Peter Glanville Reviewer: Sam Lowe The Quays Theatre has thrillingly been transformed like never before tonight for Depths of My Mind. It is part of Manchester Science Festival 2018 and has been created in conversation with young people between the ages of 12 and 25. This immersive performance gives the audience an ...

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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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Moominsummer Madness – Polka Theatre, London

Writer: Tove Jansson Adaptor: Phil Porter Director: Peter Glanville &Dani Parr Reviewer: Teddy Lamb Walking into the Polka Theatre, is like stepping back into childhood, from the spaceship that appears to have crashed through the ceiling in the toyshop, to the many illustrations and toys dotted about all over the building. What better place to revisit one of the great ...

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Macbeth – Little Angel Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Peter Glanville Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty [rating:4] It’s a beautiful thing about puppetry that it allows a creative team to be freed from the usual dimensions and limitations of a performance. A human actor may walk anywhere on a two dimensional plane, forwards and back, side to side, occasionally, and at great expense, can wires and harnesses ...

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La Tempesta – Queens Wood, Highgate

Artistic Directors: Daniela Essart, Peter Glanville Choreographer: Lindsay Butcher Reviewer: Ann Bawtree [rating:4]   Set beneath the magnificent beech trees of Queens Wood, Highgate, the magic has already begun before the show starts. The story is very simple. It is of a family, mother, father and small daughter, whose home is ruined by a huge storm. A few items of ...

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The Tear Thief – Little Angel Theatre, London

Writer: Based on The Tear Thief by Carol Ann Duffy Music: James Hesford Director: Peter Glanville Reviewer: Mary Halton [rating:4] The Tear Thief, based on Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy’s book of the same name, is the latest offering from the small powerhouse of children’s puppetry that is the Little Angel Theatre. A visual feast for ages 3+, this touching ...

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