Reviews of theatre shows in Bristol and North Somerset
SHOW REVIEWS In this section we share detailed show reviews including:- – Major UK tours like War Horse, Shrek and Wicked – Christmas pantomimes – Local productions by companies like BLOC and The Portishead Players
AGE SUITABILITY GUIDES Finding out whether a show will be suitable for your child’s age group can be a challenge so, where possible, we include our popular age suitability guidance, based on our own family experiences.
The Bristol Hippodrome celebrates the return to theatre with the World Premiere Production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast musical 2021. Check out our review for a show synopsis, age suitability guidance, handy accessibility info and our verdict on this new version of a classic show.
Multi-award-winning, BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, is now touring the UK and is currently showing at the Bristol Hippodrome. Does the show live up to its name? Is it suitable for children? What’s the plot? Is it worth a visit? Find out more in our full BEAUTIFUL THE MUSICAL REVIEW, complete with story synopsis, show highlights, age suitability guide and our verdict!
Multi-award-winning, Matilda the Musical, is now touring the UK. With memorable songs, amazing performances (especially by the children) and little girls being spun around by their pigtails, surely Matilda will be a hit!