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The Elf Who Was Scared of Christmas (Susan Elkin reviews)

The Elf Who Was Scared of Christmas at Charing Cross Theatre, London (available to watch via Stream.Theatre).

Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩

It’s always a treat to see a joyful, affirmative Christmas show for preschoolers. And this year it carries a new resonance because it is such a relief to be in a theatre sharing escapist magic with tinies after such a long period of darkness. Bravo producer Danielle Tarento for putting this on.

Devised, co-written and performed by Gina Beck and Neil McDermott, The Elf Who Was Scared of Christmas is a 50-minute two-hander which …

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Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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