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The Firework-Maker’s Daughter

The reaction we are getting to THE FIREWORK-MAKER’S DAUGHTER from the schools that have seen the show this week is unlike anything I have ever seen in eighteen years of producing theatre for children. Do whatever you can to see this show – it has quite the most extraordinary effect on the human soul.
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George’s triumph

We like receiving emails like this on Monday mornings….! I just felt I must tell you how wonderful the performance of George’s Marvellous Medicine was at the Wyvern theatre in Swindon on Saturday evening. I have, over the years seen many children’s shows and this show was absolutely amazing. It kept everyone engrossed from the [...]
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The cast, creative and stage management team behind THE FIREWORK-MAKER’S DAUGHTER have pulled off a terrific coup with a fantastic production of Philip Pullman’s wonderful story. Which means BSC can proudly boast of three amazing shows now touring the UK – GEORGE, SCIENCE and FIRE. Well done all on an extraordinary achievement!
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The BSC sometimes seems strangely connected to world events. Back on 11 September 2001 we were finalising the set for JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, which ends in New York. Our designer had created three profiles to create the backdrop of the city and half way through the meeting we decided to cut the World [...]
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Of course the big difference between acting with your own company and working freelance is that on the first day you have no idea who you’re going to be working with. So could my first two jobs have been any better? Working on HUSTLE, my first time on set, was a dream. My scene was [...]
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The most wonderful report has come through from Swansea following our recent visit with GEORGE’S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE. “One 6 year old boy in particular cried so much when he got home, because he thought he wouldn’t be able to see George again, they had to bring him back to the weekend show.  Apparently, he now [...]
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Praise indeed

A great compliment to the company of GEORGE’S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE from York Opera House – well done all! “The cast have been a joy to have around. The whole production, as always, just oozes quality and class. If only all companies were like BSC!”
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