The Chair (Unicorn Theatre)
By Miriam Gillinson
'For all the clever effects and finely poised performances, the show begins to lose its dark hold over the young audience'
Scrunch (Unicorn Theatre)
Theatr Iolo's production provides festive fun for babies
The Wind in the Willows (Vaudeville Theatre)
By Jane Martin
The Riverbank and Wild Wood come vividly to life in this charming family tale
The BFG (Birmingham REP)
By Annette Nuttall
The REP's Christmas production of Roald Dahl's The BFG is a delight
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Unicorn Theatre)
By Colin Marks
The original story that inspired Tchaikovsky's ballet is reimagined for children
Play Dough (Edinburgh Fringe)
Ulimited Theatre's money games for kids are fun but lack bite
Next Day (Unicorn Theatre)
Belgian company CAMPO offer audiences a glimpse of the world through children's eyes as part of LIFT
Moominsummer Madness (Polka Theatre)
By Jimmy Kelly
The Moomin's takeover of the Polka Theatre proves enthralling for children and adults alike
The Summer Book (Unicorn Theatre)
This new play based on the book by Tove Jansson centres on a woman's relationship with her six-year-old granddaughter
Water Babies (Leicester Curve)
Making its world premiere in Leicester, this musical adaptation impresses with its creative and imaginative music, lyrics and staging