Children's Shows

Children's Shows

Children’s show review: The Giant Jam Sandwich

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: John Vernon Lord and Janet Burroway’s picture book has accompanied many a bedtime regime since its publication in 1972.

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Children’s show review: Small Laces

Children’s show review: Small Laces

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: This show is billed as “a mini concert for mini humans”, and that pretty much sums it up.

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Fringe Children’s shows review: BambinO

Fringe Children’s shows review: BambinO

BambinO | Edinburgh Academy (Venue 70) | Star rating: ****

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Children’s shows review: Ruby Redfort

Children’s shows review: Ruby Redfort

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Lauren Child has gifted the children’s literary world with a number of female heroines: Lola, Clarice Bean and, most inspiring of all, Ruby Redfort.

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Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams show off their new tricks

Superhumans set up camp as the circus comes to the Fringe

“Did that really just happen?” – that’s the thought that emerges time and again during Circolombia’s Acéléré. So utterly fearless are the performers of this Colombian troupe, that trick after trick has you shaking your head in disbelief.

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Children’s show review: Is This a Dagger? The Story of Macbeth

Children’s show review: Is This a Dagger? The Story of Macbeth

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Andy Cannon is a man with storytelling in his blood; a performer who can take the trickiest, most complicated of narratives and deliver it to a young audience as if it were a simple nursery rhyme.

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Children’s show review: How to Be a Kid

Children’s show review: How to Be a Kid

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: There is no set to conjure up a sense of place, no props for the actors to wave around, and no costumes to indicate the change from one character to another.

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Children’s show review: At a Stretch

Children’s show review: At a Stretch

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: There are two unquestionably strong elements to this new show from Jordan and Skinner theatre company: Alice Wilson’s beautiful set design and the wonderful sense of normalcy surrounding the central tale of two young women falling in love.

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