Hitlist: Kids

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This article is from 2008.

Hitlist: Kids

The Echo Chamber and We All Fall Down
Two top notch shows from En Masse Theatre. Journey down into the dark, damp vaults beneath Edinburgh’s Old Town in The Echo Chamber or learn about the colourful characters in two plague-ridden villages in We All Fall Down. Either way you’ll be entertained.
The Echo Chamber, Underbelly’s Baby Belly, 0844 545 8252, until 24 Aug, 10.45am, £9–£10 (£6–£7); We All Fall Down, Underbelly, 0844 5458252, until 24 Aug, 4.15pm, £9–£10 (£6–£7).

Potted Pirates
Fast-paced comedic action from the team behind Potted Potter, bringing you nautical silliness and audience participation on the high seas.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 25 Aug, 3pm, £9–£10 (£8–£9).

Cloudcuckooland
More instruments than you can shake a stick at, and more bird poo than the world can cope with in this fast, funny environmental musical.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 25 Aug, 12.50pm, £8.50 (£7).

Three Billy Goats Gruff & Other Furry Tails
The talented man behind last year’s Elves and the Shoemaker returns with more beautifully crafted puppets and charming silliness.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 556 9579, until 23 Aug, 11am, £7.50 (£5).

Misterstourworm and the Kelpie’s Gift
Backed by a beautiful new soundtrack, this Scottish myth of monsters and heroes is brought to life by two dynamic storytellers.
Musical Theatre @ George Square Theatre, 662 8740, until 25 Aug, 10.30am, £6.50 (£5.50).

The Greatest Bubble Show On Earth
The Amazing Bubble Man does things with soapy water you never thought possible. Great for little ones who enjoy a spectacle and anyone who fancies standing inside a giant bubble.
C too, 0845 2601234, until 25 Aug, 12.10pm, £6.50–£8.50 (£4.50–£7.50).

This article is from 2008.

The Echo Chamber

  • 4 stars

Journey down into the dark, damp vaults beneath Edinburgh's Old Town, and watch one family cope with life among the ghosts. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe'.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff and Other Tails

Beautifully crafted puppets and charming silliness in this fairytale mash-up of things that come in threes (there's a lot of them), from Kidglove Puppets. Ages 3+.

We All Fall Down

  • 4 stars

The exciting and imaginative En Masse theatre offer a morality tale about a good village, an evil village and one boy's journey into hell to teach them a lesson, with hints of Dante and a real plague village called Eyam. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe'.

Cloudcuckooland

More instruments than you can shake a stick at, and more bird poo than the world can cope with in this fast, funny environmentally-aware musical. Ages 5-12. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe'.

Misterstourworm and Kelpie's Gift

Backed by a beautiful new soundtrack, this Scottish myth of monsters and heroes is brought to life by two dynamic storytellers. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe'.

Potted Pirates

  • 5 stars

Fast-paced comedic action from the team behind 'Potted Potter', bringing you nautical silliness and audience participation on the high seas. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe'.

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