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Animalcolm – Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax

Writer: David Baddiel Adapted by: Adam Fletcher-Forde Music: David Perkins Directors: Julia Black & Adam Fletcher-Forde Reviewer: Jay Nuttall David Walliams might seem to have the monopoly on his children’s books being made into stage shows but David Baddiel’s Animalcolm has also made the crossover from page to stage and is currently on a national UK tour after premiering at the Edinburgh ...

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A Thousand Years of Christmas – Square Chapel, Halifax

Reviewer: Rosie Revell A Thousand Years of Christmas is a deceptively simple but extremely captivating celebration of all things Christmas through the ages; from medieval mysticism to the joys of Christmas shopping to hangovers, nativity plays, Scrooge and traditional Christmas carols this show offers all things festive through song, verse and prose. The show also showcases a new Christmas poem; ...

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Circus Bear- Square Chapel Centre for the Arts, Halifax

Reviewer: Rosie Revell [Rating:5] It is truly amazing what just two hands, a bright light and a video camera can create. Finger and Thumb Theatre has got the festive season off to a magical start. Their simple yet highly effective brand of shadow puppetry is fantastically engaging. Circus Bear is a charming, magical, joy to watch. It is spring; the ...

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The Man Who Was Hamlet – Square Chapel, Halifax

Writer: George Dillon Director: Denise Evans Reviewer: Rosie Revell [Rating:4] What if Shakespeare didn’t actually write the plays and sonnets he is famous for? What if they were actually written by Edward De Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford? This intriguing premise has a devoted following and has obsessed historians for years. It is from this premise that actor/writer George Dillon ...

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