In the Night Garden Live – A Guest Review

It’s safe to say that my three are past the point of being all that bothered about In the Night Garden, in fact it was never really a programme that caught on in our house at all despite being avid CBeebies fans.  However, we all know that the familiar plinky plonky music of In the Night Garden signifies bedtime for many a toddler and my friend’s son is no different.  When I was offered the chance to review In the Night Garden Live at the Trafford Centre this summer, rather than pass it up I asked my friend to go in my place and review the show for you.  Here’s what they thought:  It was early on Saturday morning when Large Fry woke up and what echoed down the monitor was ‘me see Makka Pakka now?‘  We’d only told him a couple of days ago but he was very excited…

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Gangsta Granny, Manchester Opera House – Review

Gangsta Granny, Manchester Opera House – Review

I’m pleased to be able to say that Ben is a keen and confident reader.  He devours books and can often be … View Post
The Very Hungry Caterpillar at The Lowry – Review

The Very Hungry Caterpillar at The Lowry – Review

All too often I whisk the big two off to the theatre leaving Amy at home because it’s too late or too grown … View Post
SuperBooty at The Epstein Theatre – Review

SuperBooty at The Epstein Theatre – Review

Over the last couple of years we have become reasonably regular visitors to the refurbished Epstein Theatre in Liverpool – it’s such a lovely … View Post
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at The Lowry

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at The Lowry

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has long been a favourite of mine.  I first read  devoured it some thirteen or … View Post
The Tiger Who Came to Tea – Review

The Tiger Who Came to Tea – Review

Last Saturday morning we took ourselves off to The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool to watch a stage performance of The Tiger Who Came to … View Post
The Sooty Show Live – Review

The Sooty Show Live – Review

I’m not sure whether it was brave or foolish but on Friday I took all three children to the theatre on my own.  … View Post