Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play

  • The List
  • 29 July 2010

This article is from 2010

Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play

Lauren Child’s sibling adventures hit the stage

Lauren Child’s hugely popular brother and sister duo burst off the page, out of the TV screen, and onto the stage! It had to happen sometime, and Watershed Productions seem to have done an interesting job with the whole 2D/3D challenge. Featuring some of Charlie’s trickiest problems, including Lola’s messy bedroom and her frustrating inability to fall asleep, the show mixes puppetry, live action and music to make absolutely the extremely bestest show on the Fringe, as Lola might say.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 5–18 Aug (not 11), 10am & 11.30am, £10–£11. Preview 4 Aug, 11.30am, £9.

Charlie and Lola's Best Bestest Play

  • 4 stars

Everyone’s favourite brother and sister are in Scotland for the first time with their extremely everso wonderful stage show! A magical mix of puppets, live action and music, adapted from some of the freshest and funniest episodes of the hit TV series. Will Lola ever tidy her messy room? Can Charlie get Lola to go to…