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Childrens 2016 Archives - One4Review

Eden- 4****

August 23, 2016 |


Today I empathised with a bin bag. There’s a sentence I never expected to type, but for the 40 minutes of Less Theatre’s production I was in turn, surprised, charmed, concerned about, and ultimately terribly sad about a black … Read More

Opera Mouse-4****

August 23, 2016 |

Opera Mouse

This is a gentle and enjoyable way to start your morning at the Fringe with your under eights.

Tilly wants to break beyond the constraints of being a mouse to become an opera star. Unfortunately everyone she meets … Read More

Captain Flinn and the Dinosaur Pirates – 4****

August 22, 2016 |

Captain Flinn and the Dinosaur Pirates 2 – The Magic Cutlass

Les Petits have returned to Edinburgh with this sequel to their much lauded Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs based on the book by Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto. … Read More

The Little Prince – 2**

August 21, 2016 |

The Little Prince

‘What is essential is invisible to the eye’ Saint-Exupery tells us in The Little Prince. There was a great deal within this production that was essential to making it a success that was not clearly visible to … Read More

Jarleth Regan – Arseways 4****

August 20, 2016 |

Jarleth Regan is well respected in the comedy industry and can always be relied on to produce a quality show and certainly the 2016 is of the same standard Regan is Irish and has a natural raconteur style and easy … Read More

Barbara Nice Raffle 4****

August 20, 2016 |

Mrs Barbara Nice, a character created by actress Janice Connelly, has been performing regularly at the Fringe for years now and there is one thing that is constant you never know what is going to happen, at times I am … Read More

The Listies: 6D (Twice as Good as 3D) 4****

August 15, 2016 |

The Listies 6D

This childrens show is full-on, fast-paced, energy-packed and pitched perfectly. The Listies, two hyperactive australian entertainers know their audience well and there was ‘toilet talk’ aplenty. This, combined with snot and spew to delight the younger members … Read More

Fraxi Queen Of The Forest 4****

August 14, 2016 |

A beautifully told tale of friendship and change. This story has a clear ecological lesson which, on account of it being beautifully presented was lapped by the audience, old and young alike. The costumes were terrific, helping to illustrate the … Read More

Into The Water 4****

August 14, 2016 |

Brought to us by Up & Over It, this is a wonderfully produced piece of work. It has been excellently choreographed and brings us a tale of friendship and curiosity which will have you tapping your feet and clapping your … Read More

The Listies 6D (twice as good as 3D) 5*****

August 13, 2016 |

So far I believe this show to be our absolute favourite out of the children’s progaram so far! Within seconds of being seated, there were references to farts and poo, and if you’ve ever been in the company of a … Read More