Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Winning Brew of Musical Family Fun

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Winning Brew of Musical Family Fun

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Byline: By Susan Bennison

The Singing Kettle, Medieval Madness

Whitley Bay Playhouse

Saturday 19 and sunday 20 april

On tour across the uk until august - see

If my three-year-old daughter's opinion is anything to go by, the Singing Kettle production Medieval Madness was the best thing since sliced ice cream.

After nearly two hours of singing and entertainment, including a 15-minute ice cream break, the first thing she said was: "I want to watch it again."

It must have had a similar effect on other members of the audience as there was a long queue to buy a video of the show and others like it in the theatre foyer. And judging by the number of children who knew the words to the Singing Kettle song, many were on a return visit to see one of the company's shows.

Medieval Madness was a feast of fun and frolics set in the days of knights and princesses and almost every child in the audience was dressed up accordingly.

The story started with the cast of four being invited to perform at a royal banquet, but they arrive to find the castle has been taken over by a singing dragon. …

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