The Star Child (3 stars)

This article is from 2011.

The Star Child

Sweet piece of storytelling theatre

Fairytale fun and a cautionary but light tale about the dangers of vanity from nimble young ensemble Tell Tale Theatre, who have created a sweet piece of storytelling theatre, marred only by the odd bit of stilted delivery. In a small space they effortlessly conjure myriad scenes through a combination of winningly original prop use and elegant physical set pieces.

Udderbelly’s Pasture, 0844 545 8252, until 29 Aug, 11.40am, £8–£9 (£7–£8).

The Star Child

  • 3 stars

Tell Tale Theatre invite you to return to a forgotten and enchanting hinterland. Using physical story-telling, live music and dance in their critically acclaimed adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Star Child, 'this compelling … never less than kinetic company tell the story of a young boy driven by pride and arrogance who…

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