This year’s seasonal family show (it is NOT a panto) at Hull Truck Theatre is The Railway Children. We were invited to the press night to go and take a look, and we are very pleased that we did. This is rescheduled from 2020 and I think we can forgive them as well, you know, pandemic and all that, and because it’s a gem of a show which is perfect family entertainment and could be their best yet.Continue reading
Over Christmas, we went to see Little Women at ERT – East Riding Theatre – in Beverley, East Yorkshire. It was my first visit and I have to say I was very impressed, both with the play and the theatre itself, and no doubt I will be back in the future. Mainly because it’s a great little theatre with lots going on but also because I can walk to it from my house, which is useful!Continue reading
During our Christmas trip to Leicester, we were lucky enough to be able to see Scrooge the Musical at Curve. Directed by Curve Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, the show is a musical romp through Charles Dickens’ famous tale A Christmas Carol, a story about Ebenezer Scrooge and his redemption one Christmas Eve. It really is very good. Continue reading
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
Its that time of year again when Hull Truck Theatre definitely, absolutely do NOT do a panto. And this year’s non-panto is A Christmas Treasure Island. We were very excited to be invited back again to see what it’s all about. Continue reading
After the success of last year’s Christmas production Cinderella, the team of Mike Kenny and Mark Babych are back at Hull Truck Theatre. This time it’s the story of Sleeping Beauty. Continue reading
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.
The Sagas of Noggin the Nog, a live stage show for families is doing a mini-tour of Britain. So far, the Nogs have left their native Brighton and performed in Wimbledon, Buxton, Hull, and Peterborough. More tour dates for 2016 are yet to be announced. Continue reading
Hull Truck Theatre does its own panto every year, but it’s not a traditional panto by any means.
This year it’s Cinderella: Five rats. One romance. No cheese, written by the award-winning Mike Kenny. Continue reading