Ugly Duckling Review from Mumsnet Nottingham

Nottingham Mumsnet Review of Ugly Duckling at Lakeside Arts Centre   Lakeside Arts invited us to see The Ugly Duckling on Sunday 19th November 2017. Our five-year-old reviewer took her mother along. As we entered the theatre, a performer wandered through the audience greeting children with a flapping dragonfly puppet, while someone played a ukulele…. Read more »

York Student Ambassadors Review Ugly Duckling

During our run at York Theatre Royal some Student Ambassadors from local primary schools visited the theatre and reviewed our show. Here is a selection of the reviews from Bella, Matthew and Charlotte. Continue reading and see what they thought to the show! Review By Bella, Year 4 The ugly duckling was an amazing show, it… Read more »

tutti frutti in South Africa!

This May two of the tutti frutties, Emma and Mosa, packed their suitcases, passports and the Ugly Duckling banner and headed to the airport to fly to South Africa to attend the 19th Assitej World Congress and Festival. They are both now back in the head office (unfortunately the same can’t be said for our… Read more »

Adapting “The Ugly Duckling” by Emma Reeves

When Wendy first suggested “The Ugly Duckling” to me, my first thought was, that sounds like fun! Familiar with the song version made famous by Danny Kaye, I remembered The Ugly Duckling as a comic, bubbly and ultimately uplifting piece about identity and finding your own place in life.  I thought it would be a… Read more »