A critical Guide: A Critical Guide: For children
Sunday 05 December 1993
Violins, Fiddles and Follies (Paragon, Bath, 0225 446020, Fri). Susan Baker presents her 'museum' of rare and eccentric fiddles. Not strictly a children's show, but inspiring for anyone learning to play.
Jo-Jo the Melon Donkey (National, 071-928 2252, from Sat to 14 Jan). Rerun of last year's successful musical, staged in the foyer. A donkey is called on to save the citizens of Venice from drowning.
The Ugly Duckling (Watermill, Newbury, 0635 46044, Sat to 15 Jan). Musical comedy, aka The Aesthetically Challenged Farmyard Fowl, specially written for this renowned theatre-restaurant.
tv Jenny Lee may have left, but Miranda Hart and the rest of the midwives deliver the goods
Film The critics but sneer but these unfashionable festive films are our favourites
TV We're so close to knowing what happened to Oliver Hughes, but a last-minute bluff crushes expectations
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 3 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 4 Hip hop is both racial and political, and for Iggy Azalea to suggest otherwise is insulting
- 5 Man hospitalised with pneumonia after downing eggnog at office Christmas party
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader