Tag: theatre

Feature: WOW meets The Cast of Avenue Q, by Sam Froudist

Avenue Q Puppets WOW Kent

In April, WOW’s own Sam Froudist was invited to spend the day with the cast of ‘Avenue Q’, the infamous puppetry musical now touring the UK for the second time. ‘Avenue Q’ first appeared on my radar when I caught the show during its West End run in 2006. Covering topics as varied and taboo as…

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Review: Kneehigh Theatre’s ‘Rebecca’, by Sam Froudist

It’s a Monday evening, and (not unhappily) I find myself at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury to see ‘Rebecca’ by Cornish theatre company Kneehigh. I’ve been bundled off with promises of greatness – friends from around the country sing Kneehigh’s praises, and I am happy to report that these promises were fulfilled. I spent two…

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Review: Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, by Anna Morell

Scene-from-Ben-and-Holly's-Little-Kingdom

Second fiddle to Peppa Pig, but the one the parents really like better (thanks Nanny Plum, and your gentle, brilliant sarcasm), Astley Baker Davies’ Other Creation, Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, has been on tour for a couple of years now, and doesn’t stale on repeat viewing. It’s easy to bash out a stage version…

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