Julia Donaldson & Catherine Rayner: Performing Picture Books

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The Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019 launched on Saturday and we were very lucky to be there for the first show of this year’s children’s programme, a collaboration between the inimitable Julia Donaldson and Catherine Rayner, who is the illustrator of Julia’s most recently released book, The Go-Away Bird. It […]

Review: Sunshine

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Take Mr Tumble, some Charlie Chaplin, and mix it with a spot of Pingu – and you’ve just about got ‘Sunshine.’ Even thinking back to this morning, it’s hard not to smile just at the mere memory of the clowning duo of Mr Sea and Mr Sand – who together […]

Joyce staging

Review: Joyce

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Joyce is a show suitable for all ages. It incorporates puppetry, music and live magic, all of which is performed very well by an obviously talented cast. We first meet puppet Joyce with her head in a book – Adam’s book of adventures. Then Dad comes in, loudly conducting a […]