Writer: Michael Morpurgo Adaptor: Samuel Adamson Director: Dale Rooks Reviewer: Rosanna Sloan Running Wild, written by acclaimed children’s author Michael Morpurgo, is based on a true story about a boy called Will who is taken deep into the Indonesian rainforest by an elephant called Oona. On holiday, to find some peace after the death of his father, tragedy strikes his ...Read More »
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Book and Lyrics: Howard Ashman Music: Alan Menken Director: Derek Bond Reviewer: Matt Yeoman Audiences of Derek Bond’s current production at the Royal Exchange are in for a real Christmas botanical cracker with this production of Little Shop of Horrors. The slick, high quality production value of this show is enough to leave the audience wanting more, disturbingly similar ...Read More »
Writer: Frances Hodgson Burnett Adaptor: Jessica Swale Director: Kate Saxon Reviewer: Stephanie Rowe When Ten year old Mary Lennox is orphaned in India after a terrible earthquake kills her parents, she has to leave behind everything she has ever known. Sent to live in England at her uncle’s gloomy mansion on the wild Yorkshire moors, lonely and confined to only ...Read More »
Writer: David Wood, adapted from the book by Michelle Magorian Director: Angus Jackson Reviewer: Maggie Constable [rating:3.5] Goodnight Mr Tom, adapted from Michelle Magorian’s award-winning novel now celebrating its 30th anniversary, tells the story of a war-torn Britain through the life changes of a young lad evacuated from London to glorious Dorset countryside. William Beech, the evacuee in question, is ...Read More »