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Saturday, April 4, 2020

A children’s theatre is putting productions online to keep youngsters entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

After losing his dad three years ago a Hornchurch actor has created a play that explores children’s experiences of grief and bereavement.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in unique style with a night of games, comedy, music, spoken word, dance performances and plenty of audience participation in Shoreditch.

A playwright’s new show inspired by an underpass in Wapping is set to make its debut at a London arts festival.

An immersive theatre show full of murder and intrigue is opening at a five star hotel.

A celebration of drawing is making a return to a Docklands arts quarter.

The “men only” HMS Pinafore sets sail for Whitechapel in the spring and summer to dock at five “ports”, all but one inland.

A spring season of plays as varied as Shakespeare and today’s media ethics in the ‘Me Too’ sexual harassment controversy is being revealed on Friday at the Space theatre on the Isle of Dogs.

The Watermill Theatre is bringing William Shakespeare’s Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Wilton’s Music Hall.

If Disney has taught us anything over the decades it’s to dream big and be inspired – and Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! does exactly that.

Panto is a unique British tradition and not something we have in America where this reporter is from.

Relive the magic of Frozen and timeless Disney classics this Christmas and New Year as Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! comes to the O2 London.

With a heartwarming message about the importance of friendship and teamwork, Queen’s Theatre’s Robin Hood panto is full of Christmas cheer.

Reporter Luke Acton reviews Jack and the Beanstalk at the Broadway, Barking

An arts centre is fundraising to offer families to experience a day of festive theatre, food and fun for only £1.

The unmistakable musical sound and versatility of The Heroes Band can be heard once again.

A Brighton-based children’s theatre company is coming to Limehouse perform a tale about a little boy who has a dream.

Students studying drama performance have given their degree course top marks at the University of East London.

A summer project to help 11-year-olds with their transition to secondary school is running at the Half Moon children’s theatre dealing with online safety and bullying.

Teenagers from the East End are performing at next month’s Edinburgh Fringe festival to challenge ‘misconceptions’ about their generation.

The man who knows what it’s like to be seen as Scrooge is going on stage at the Bishopsgate Institute to explain his role in life.

An emotional piece of theatre is coming to the Isle of Dogs tonight delving into the desire for physical perfection and the struggles of the men who get body dysmorphic disorder.

Local paper journalists may not get to review West End musicals or critique Michelin star restaurants – but they do get to enjoy the festive spectacle that is the local pantomime.

When Jack sells his beloved family cow for magic beans, he soon discovers they open up an unexpected world of thrilling adventure.

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