Forth Childrens Theatre

Thom Dibdin’s incredible review of Once On This Island
August 5, 2012, 2:07 pm
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We like this.  It’s what Thom has to say about our Fringe show…

There is a gentle sensitively to the performances of the Forth Children’s Theatre company in Once On This Island, running at the Inverleith Church Hall until Saturday, enhanced by a tingle of magical realism to the production itself.

The musical tells a story of young doomed love between peasant girl Ti Moune and the son of a rich plantation family, Daniel, on the French Antilles in the Caribbean. She’s a foundling, an orphan saved after a devastating storm. He is the eldest son of a wealthy plantation owner, a direct descendent of the original French settlers and their slaves.  Read more here…