Category Archives: Theatre and Shows

Sophie Alice and Kids Days Out Reviews at Hull Truck Theatre

Meeting the Gruffalo’s Child at Hull Truck Theatre

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.

If you recognise these opening lines then no doubt you have a Gruffalo fan in your family. And if you’re a fan of the Gruffalo, then you may have also read The Gruffalo’s Child. The story of The Gruffalo’s Child by Julia Donaldson has been brought to life by Tall Stories, and we were invited to go and see it live on stage at Hull Truck Theatre, and also to meet one of the cast.  Continue reading

11Nov/15
3D Glasses at Horrible Histories

Horrible Histories: Groovy Greeks at Hull New Theatre

Thousands of years after the Ruthless Romans, Savage Saxons and Vicious Vikings stormed ashore on the coast of Britain and the Gruesome Greeks competed in the first ever Olympic Games, you can relive those horribly exciting times by bringing your family to see Birmingham Stage Company’s brand new Horrible Histories stage shows.

Last night, we did just that – at Hull New Theatre where the Horrible Histories stage show will be performing until Saturday 14th November.

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02Aug/14

Wind in the Willows at York Theatre Royal, York

Yesterday we went to see York Theatre Royal‘s own production of The Wind in the Willows
The play tells the story of Mole, Ratty, Mr Toad, and Mrs Badger (yes, Badger is a Mrs in this production), and their woodland and riverbank acquaintances. It is people dressed as animals. The music is provided on stage by Mrs Otter, Mr Rabbit, and Mr Fox, and there are hedgehogs, rabbits, and weasels played by junior cast members. 

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