Month: December 2015

LIFTED by Emily Peasgood: How many singers can you fit in a lift?

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Dedicated to “the lifts and elevators of Planet Earth”, LIFTED is a most unusual choral installation created and composed by Emily Peasgood for performance by a live choir and beat boxer inside lifts and elevators. The premiere will take place on Sunday 17 January 2016 at Turner Contemporary in Margate before touring public lifts around…

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Theatre Review: Dick Whittington by Anna Morell (4 Stars)

Derek Griffiths as King Rat, Dick Whittington

For those now of a certain unaskable age, there is an untouchable triumverate of children’s TV presenters: Bernard Cribbins, Floella Benjamin and Derek Griffiths. To see Griffiths stride out on stage is enough to spark any 40-something’s inner six year-old into bellowing the boos he demands as King Rat, Dick Whittington’s long-tailed nemesis in this…

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Review: ‘The Timid Hedgehog’, by Anna Morell

  • Posted by Anna Morell
  • Kids / Theatre
The Timid Hedgehog

There is something magical about interactive children’s theatre, as though you have stepped right into the page, or through the picture frame. And that’s the magic of The Brook’s Christmas shows for very young children – they are part of the story, helpers and heroes, this year, along with their new-found friend, ‘The Timid Hedgehog’….

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