There’s a Rang-Tan In My Bedroom and Other Stories

There’s a Rang-Tan In My Bedroom and Other Stories

This is a piece for 5-11 year olds with a loaded agenda. Its aim is to introduce children to the concept of habitat destruction and its relationship with big business and to suggest some things we could all do to help arrest it. It is, however, packaged with a lot of...
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

All Photos: Lidia Crisafulli The second of the two summer repertory productions for children at Greenwich Theatre is The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, a much less well-known story than Pinocchio but posing just as many difficulties for writer and director. Joan Aiken’s...
Pinocchio

Pinocchio

All photos: Lidia Crisafulli There is no shortage of stage, TV and film versions of Pinocchio although the story has never really entered British popular culture except perhaps in the Disney version. The most recent UK stage version used the Disney songs on the...
The Smartest Giant in Town

The Smartest Giant in Town

Julia Donaldson’s story (in case you’re not on story sharing terms with any tinies) tells of a scruffy giant who is furnished with smart new clothes which, step by step, he gives away to others in need. Thus, 45 minutes later he’s the kindest giant in town rather than...
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