THERE’S a scene early on in Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina when, impressed by a new ice-skating trick, Levin immediately copies it to impress the beautiful princess Kitty.
YOU may have thought that puppets went out when Pixar came in.
ARTIST Edwin Straker died in 2011, after a long life and successful artistic career, with his final painting of a stream left unfinished.
THE last thing I wanted from Tall Stories was a pernickety stage reproduction of Julia Donaldson’s modern classic about the curious young Gruffalo’s search for the big bad mouse.
An 18th Century sociopath is the subject of Wendy Moore’s latest entertaining biography
IF you are a Culture Club member you have the chance to win a meal for two, to the value of £50, and a bottle of wine at Electric East.
CULTURE Club members are being offered the chance to win a fabulous family day out with Seven Stories – the National Centre for Children’s Books – and Tyne and Wear Metro.
I ADMIRE a wall which is covered in scribbled-on Post-it notes.
FOR children’s author Simon Bartram, a picture book is a bit like a classic comedy duo.
EVEN if I hadn’t been introduced to the art of puppetry by this show’s puppet director, Toby Olié, I would have been fascinated by Sammy, Tom Oakley’s Border collie.