Reviewed by Tina Quansah A fun production! Adapted from the best-selling children’s book by Peter Harris. This 55-minute performance, with no interval, is well worth watching and ideal for all the family, ideally for 3+ years. My daughter and I were entertained...
Oct
25
Written by Tina Quansah What a fantastic production! This 60-minute performance is well worth watching and ideal for all the family. My daughter and I were entertained throughout the entire show with audience participation and light-hearted humour which had adults and...
Oct
24
By Esmee Stimson   The musical ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ was originally written as a 15-minute show for a London school in 1968.  Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice transformed Joseph into a full-scale musical, making it to the West End in...
Sep
27
Today, we went to see Sister Act, a production by Co-op Juniors Theatre Company at the New Wolsey Theatre. Venecia Allen’s interpretation of Deloris van Cartier exceeded my expectations for an Amateur production. This girl is a star, her powerful voice and a strong stage...
Jul
15
by Esmee Stimson My young children have always been fans of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler books. We always find the books fun, witty and joyful. ‘Super Worm’, ‘Room on a Broom’, ‘Stickman’ and of course ‘The Gruffalo’ are a few of their favourites. So we were delighted...
Jul
14
June 4 th 2017 by Clare Jessup. The Girl and The Giraffe was produced by Floods of Ink as part of The New Wolsey’s 2017 Pulse Festival. The performance was at the New Wolsey Studio which was a modern and intimate venue and the audience consisted of families with young...
Jun
04
Written by Sarah Steel All the magic and charm of The Secret Garden are captured in this faithful rendition of the classic tale of friendship and rejuvenation. Initially it’s hard to feel sorry for spoilt 10-year-old Mary but as her story unfolds her behaviour becomes more...
May
30
Written by Katie Mackenzie My three year old daughter loves watching Mr Maker on CBeebies, but I wasn’t sure how she would react to seeing him in real life, or whether she would be able to sit through the whole show. I was worried it would be a bit long, with a 20 minute...
May
30
Reviewed By Esmee Stimson My children and I are big fans of David Walliams books. We all appreciate his charming tales and anarchic sense of humour. We adore his quirky characters like, The Slightly Annoying Elephant, The Queen’s Orangutan, Shelia the Hippo and The Bear Who...
Apr
27
With an all star cast,  my 8 year old and I, were looking forward to seeing this year’s Ipswich Regent Easter panto; Robin Hood. Unsurprisingly  the theatre was almost at full capacity filled with families and panto fans. The expected sense of anticipation and the...
Apr
18
Written by Clare Jessup When I first heard about there being a pantomime at Easter I wasn’t really too sure how I felt about the idea! As a family we are regulars to the Christmas shows and it’s become a firm favourite in our festive calendar. As I sat in the theatre on...
Apr
15
Charismatic presenter Naomi Wilkinson delivers a highly entertaining, funny and educational show at the Regent. The Regent Theatre is becoming one of my favourite places to go to entertain the family, as it brings productions touring the country to our doorstep which...
Apr
15