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The Odyssey: It’s a Really, Really, Really Long journey review – dynamic retelling of Homer for all ages
Breathtaking set design and transportive music drive a family-friendly musical of the epic Greek myth

Kit Buchan

07, Apr, 2024 @10:30 AM

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The Odyssey: It’s a Really Really Really Long Journey review – Behold, Telemachus the mummy’s boy!
Unicorn theatre, London
Even a cyclops can get lonely, even a parent can make a mistake … this electric rendering of the classic is for all the family as Odysseus’s son takes centre stage

Kate Wyver

28, Mar, 2024 @11:10 AM

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The best theatre to stream this month: Peaky Blinders, Prima Facie and more
Our roundup of what to watch at home includes Rambert’s prequel to the hit TV series, Jodie Comer reprising the legal drama and Roald Dahl’s The Magic Finger

Chris Wiegand

01, Mar, 2024 @12:01 AM

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Matyelok Gibbs obituary
Director and actor who played Auntie Muriel Weasley in Harry Potter and served as artistic director of the Unicorn theatre

Michael Coveney

27, Aug, 2023 @4:14 PM

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The Tempest Re-imagined for Everyone Aged Six and Over review – revels just beginning
Child-friendly adaptation that features an airborne chicken takeaway and Prospero casting spells with an iPad is a lovely introduction to Shakespeare

Arifa Akbar

10, Jul, 2023 @1:48 PM

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The Invisible Man review – an ingenious show you’ll want to see again
Constantly surprising, this fresh take on the ‘it’s behind you!’ routine leaves its young audience asking ‘how did they do that?’

Chris Wiegand

05, Jun, 2023 @10:23 AM

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The best theatre to stream this month: Blues for An Alabama Sky, Macbeth and more
Our roundup of drama to enjoy at home includes the National Theatre’s Pearl Cleage revival and David Tennant taking on the Scottish king for the first time

Chris Wiegand

01, Jun, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff review – captivates right to the final bleat
Musical for over-threes has belting solos, full-throttle yodelling and an operatic troll with a whiff of Lloyd Webber’s Phantom

Miriam Gillinson

22, Mar, 2023 @2:30 PM

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The Trial of Josie K review – kidding around with Kafka
Inspired by the classic novel, this play for children leads its young heroine through surreal encounters with bureaucracy – and a giant rabbit

Chris Wiegand

02, Feb, 2023 @11:45 AM

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Chichester Festival theatre appoints Justin Audibert as new artistic director
Audibert, who runs the Unicorn children’s theatre in London, will replace Daniel Evans who is moving to the Royal Shakespeare Company

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

19, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The best theatre to stream this month: Age of Rage, A Scary Little Tempest and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes Ivo van Hove’s epic, boisterous family fun and a dance fable for Christmas

Chris Wiegand

01, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Christmas in the Sunshine review – a jolly holiday of a show
Playwright Yasmin Joseph and director Ola Ince team up for a drama that captures the warmth of a family reconnecting in Jamaica

Chris Wiegand

28, Nov, 2022 @12:35 PM

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