Day 7: Where Is Peter Rabbit?

Peter Rabbit is a mischievous little creature; whether he’s disobeying his mother, getting into trouble with Mr McGregor, or losing another jacket, there’s never a dull moment with him around. So no wonder Beatrix Potter is concerned when she can’t find him! With the help of the simple but kindly Jemima Puddle-Duck, she sets out on a […]

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Avenue Q

During my ‘Puppet‘ year in 2017, I was lucky enough to see Avenue Q at the New World Stages in New York and absolutely loved it – so imagine how thrilled I was to learn (almost a year ago) that the show was going to head out on a UK tour once again! The tour […]

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The Wider Earth

If you think of Charles Darwin, the immediate image that likely comes to mind is that of a white-haired & bearded man who has published On the Origin of Species to acclaim and controversy in the 19th century. What’s less well known is Darwin’s earlier life, in particular his days aboard the HMS Beagle – […]

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Arabian Nights

Following on from their traditional outdoor season at the Actor’s Church, which saw productions of The Tempest and The Three Musketeers, Iris Theatre now head out to East London for their autumn show: a new adaptation of Arabian Nights. Nessah Muthy has compiled a selection of the One Thousand and One Nights tales, picking out a range […]

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Zog: UK tour announced

Following in the footsteps of productions such as Stick Man, The Gruffalo’s Child, Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales and The Scarecrows’ Wedding, Kneehigh’s Mike Shepherd has adapted Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler’s book Zog for the stage. It will feature an original folk score from actor & musician Johnny Flynn (singer-songwriter with The Sussex Wit), […]

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The Wider Earth: cast announced

The cast has today been announced for the European première of Darwin drama The Wider Earth, which begins its run at the Natural History Museum in October. This will be the first time a theatre has been constructed within the museum and is going to be found in the Jerwood Gallery, near the Darwin Centre […]

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