Hitlist - the best Festival events for kids
- The List
- 23 August 2007
This article is from 2007.
Modern Cautionary Tales For Children Poetry, dark tales and lots of fun participation from the very wonderful Murray Lachlan Young. Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, until 27 Aug, noon, £6–£7 (£5–£6).
Aesop’s Fables With the aid of three hugely talented performers, former Children’s Laureate, Michael Morporgo transforms Aesop’s morality tales into a fun five star show for both adults and children. Assembly Rooms, 623 3030, until 27 Aug, 12.15pm, £9–£10 (£8–£9).
The Elves and the Shoemaker The most beautifully crafted puppets in town, from Fringe favourites the Theatre of Widdershins. Quaker Meeting House, 220 6109, until 25 Aug, 2.30pm, £7 (£5).
The Selfish Crocodile Colourful fun in the jungle for ages 3–7, from the wonderful Blunderbus Theatre Company. Venue 45, 556 0476, until 25 Aug, 10.15am, £6.50 (£5.50).
Monster Hits/Does A Monster Live Next Door? Two fantastic new shows from Tall Stories. A bored grandson finds fun in his attic bedroom in Monster Hits for ages 3–6, and a clever whodunnit is resolved in Does A Monster Live Next Door? for ages 6+. C too, 0845 260 1234, until 27 Aug, 2.10pm, £6.50–£8.50 (£4.50–£6.50).
Men of Steel Mad puppetry and messy food combine in this chaotic Australian show. Assembly Rooms, 623 3030, until 27 Aug, 11am, £8–£9 (£7–£8).
The Big Filling: This Time It’s Pie-Sonal Pie puns and Film Noir fun abound in this daft, fun detective thriller. Underbelly, 0870 745 3083, until 27 Aug, 10.45am, £8–£9 (£5–£6).