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Too Many Penguins – Polka Theatre, London

Dramaturg: Brenda Murphy Director: Heather Fulton Reviewer : Jonathan Baz [rating:4] Too Many Penguins is a delightful piece of children’s theatre, aimed mainly at 3 – 4 year olds but with occasional toddler-friendly performances for 1 – 2 year olds throughout the run. Accompanied to a lunchtime performance by 21 month old Layla, The Public Reviews was able to truly ...

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Charlie And Lola’s Best Bestest Play – Polka Theatre, Wimbledon

Based on characters by: Lauren Child Adapter: Jonathon Lloyd Director: Roman Stefanski Reviewer: Christopher Owen [rating:4] Charlie and Lola are two of the most loveable characters from the world of children’s books and television. With this show, originally performed in 2008, Charlie and Lola have now been brought back to the wonderful Polka Theatre in Wimbledon, for the summer season, ...

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PREVIEW: an exciting season for children at Wimbledon’s Polka Theatre

Most people spend time looking for entertaining and exciting activities to share with children, but many overlook the magical experience that theatre can provide. Since its opening in 1979 on Wimbledon Broadway, Polka Theatre, the UK’s first theatre dedicated entirely to children, has been enthralling children and adults alike with engaging and stimulating productions. The theatre has an international reputation ...

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Mission to Mars – Polka Theatre, Wimbledon

Writer: Clare Duffy, Chris Thorpe &Jon Spooner Director: Jon Spooner Reviewer: Ann Bawtree [rating:3] Like all works of an improving nature this play does not appeal to everyone for whom it was written. Overheard after the performance in the boys’ loos in this charming, totally child centred theatre, “That was boring wasn’t it”. No, it wasn’t, it was a worthy ...

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