Children's shows from Scotland at 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Shows from Catherine Wheels, Frozen Charlotte, Le Petit Monde and more
This article is from 2012.
It’s great to have so many visiting companies at the Fringe, but just for a moment, we’re going to celebrate the home-grown Scottish talent right on our doorstep
One of Scotland’s finest children’s theatre companies, Catherine Wheels, tell a moving tale of friendship, bullying and triumph.
Traverse @ Scottish Book Trust, 228 1404, until Aug 26, 1.30pm, £10 (family ticket £32).
A wee girl made of paper is the star of the show in this clever production for pre-schoolers, from Edinburgh-based Frozen Charlotte theatre company.
Assembly Royal Botanic Garden, 623 3030, until 27 Aug, 10.30am, 11.45am & 1.30pm, £7.
Puppeteer Shona Reppe has long been one of the brightest stars on the Scottish children’s theatre scene, and this show continues that reputation.
Traverse @ Scottish Book Trust, 228 1404, until Aug 26, 11am, £10 (family ticket £32).
The perfect introduction to a foreign language for tiny ones, with French words peppered throughout this puppet show by Edinburgh’s Le Petit Monde.
Institut français d’Ecosse, 225, 5366, until 27 Aug (not 19 & 26), 10am, £7 (£5).
Edinburgh itself takes centre stage, when Auld Reekie Tours take you on a tour around some of the high and low points of the capital’s history.
Meet at The Tron Kirk, 557 4700, until 1 Sep, 3pm, £9 (£7).