Matilda The Musical is about the fact that, even when things seem hopeless and all the grown-ups in your life are evil trolls, you can control your own story thanks to the transforming powers of imagination, rebellion and friendship. P.S. My daughter’s main takeaway was ‘Read books!’Read more
Whether you have little ones (aged 4 and up), bigger ones (mine is 7), or tweens, you’ll all adore this musical – which is clever enough to land some serious and important messaging and fun enough to keep the colours, quips, and tunes in your head for hours.Read more
From an imaginative set to expressive physical theatre; from catchy songs and dances to a nicely abbreviated plot, the musical ‘Underneath a Magical Moon’ is lovely for little kids, big kids, and grown-ups.Read more
I’m traditionally not a fan of panto; ..So I wasn’t expecting much and I was pleasantly surprised. More importantly perhaps, my 6-year-old absolutely adored the first 90 minutes or so.Read more
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe is something special. Thanks to extraordinary set design by Sarah Roberts and masterful direction by Francois Theron, combined with powerful physical theatre from the cast of four actors, adults and children will be equally enthralled.Read more
It’s spring, the Smurfs’ favourite time of year, and 8 members of the tribe are preparing for the annual parade. But Gargamel comes up with a plan to trick Mother Nature into un-spring-ing spring. What will happen? See it with your kids, and find out…Read more
Watch as the wealthy Mr Toad becomes obsessed with motor cars and addicted to reckless driving. His friends Rat, Mole and Badger intervene, with unhelpful sabotage by a nasty pack of ill-intentioned weasels – and both chaos and jail time ensue. This is a glorious holiday musical for the kids.Read more
This isn’t your below-average high school musical. Actually, this isn’t even your average musical. Redhill High School’s Hairspray is something else.Read more
Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical is currently showing at the National Children’s Theatre. Based on actress Julianne Moore’s New York Times best-selling book, it’s a fun, funny and fast-moving show – with a valuable lesson about self-esteem and self-image.Read more
Imagine for a moment that you’re five years old.
Can you think of anything better than: a singing puppet named Webster the Spider, the goddess Athena and her rival Arachne, a set of gorgeous shadow puppets to show off the Labours of Hercules, and live guitar music?Read more
Goodness, did my two love this show!
Seussical The Musical Jr. is the Peoples’ Theatre version of the fabulous and fantastical Broadway show, in which the Cat in the Hat narrates a special storyRead more
Khokho’s Treasure is a brilliant play. It not only made me laugh, it made me laugh out real loud (“I could hear you laugh, Mom,” said my 9-year old, who sat elsewhere in the audience). It also made me cheer, gave me goose bumps and a lump in my throat.Read more
Supreme Divas is diva-ine. Expect a glorious mix of the big and loud, the sweet and slow, and even the gentle growl, divided into two acts: ‘then’ (80s/90s hits) and ‘now’ (big songs of the 2000s). Expect inter-generational entertainment, perfect for younger audiences (aged 8+) from musical or theatrical families, and pretty much anyone else who’s enjoyed strong female voices from 1980 to date. Expect a fun, festive, charming night out.Read more