Tag: Orchard Theatre

Theatre Review: Peppa Pig’s Surprise! by Anna Morell (5 Stars)

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I’m almost vegan these days. I have one caveat: bacon. But only if it’s made from Peppa Pig. Or really, her family. Seriously, what is there to like about her tiny irritating brother who can only respond ‘Dinosaur, grrr!’ to anything? Or Daddy Pig, whose hobo-scruffy beard, sense of self-importance and total absence of intelligence…

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Review: Room on the Broom, by Anna Morell (4.5 Stars)

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Has it started? What’s going on? The curtain is up, as are the house lights, and four people appear to be setting up camp on the stage. Is it the Occupy movement? Occupy children’s theatre? They’re wandering around the audience now, looking for… sweets? Barely audible above the roar of the full house. It’s chaotic…

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The Best of… Summer Stuff for Kids, by Anna Morell

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The long summer holidays stretch endlessly into the future. ‘I’m soooo bored!’ Cry the adults… So we thought you might like a ready reckoner of boredom busters for the holidays. A word about travel: If you can’t drive, Arriva is doing a Summer Sizzler day ticket, only £10 for two adults and two kids to…

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Theatre Review: The Tiger Who Came To Tea, by Anna Morell

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Catch this lovely children’s classic brought to life for the stage this summer From the first bars of the ‘Hi! Hello!’ song, it’s clear this production of the much-loved children’s book, ‘The Tiger Who Came To Tea’, is going to be faithful, sunny, sung (at least in parts) and joyfully interactive. The cheery score is…

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