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Rose-Marie Christian, Raj Swamy and Mehavi Patel in Three Sat Under the Banyan Tree. Credit Craig Fuller

Review: Three Sat under the Banyan Tree – Polka Theatre, Wimbledon.

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Running Fri 28 Sep – Sun 21 Oct I was a little apprehensive before the performance that the use of masks, a paired back set and only three performers might lead to my seven-nearly eight...
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Catford Has Its Own Actual Gin: This Is Not A Drill

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The Right Way To Feed Your Baby

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Breast Vs Bottle is one of the major things that people seem to want mums to fall out about. How, what and when you feed your baby has to one of the most contentious...
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3 Kids With 3 Dads: One Step Too Far?

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"Are you having anymore" the question every parent gets asked. Whether you have one or five, it’s something we have probably all been asked. But what if you don’t know? What of your life...

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Review: Three Sat under the Banyan Tree – Polka Theatre, Wimbledon.

Rose-Marie Christian, Raj Swamy and Mehavi Patel in Three Sat Under the Banyan Tree. Credit Craig Fuller
Running Fri 28 Sep – Sun 21 Oct I was a little apprehensive before the performance that the use of masks, a paired back set...

Farts, Flossing and Fabulousness: Our Review of Gangsta Granny at the...

‘It’s time to get Britain DANCING!’ declares a rather more fun version of our very own Queen Liz in this fantastically slick production of...

Review: The Everywhere Bear, The Polka Theatre, Wimbledon (5 stars!)

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Mini Cheek, aged 5, is walking down the road towards South Wimbledon tube station alternating between going backwards, being a robot and not standing...

REVIEW: Ministry of Christmas Santa Visit

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Review: Soft Play Party At Gambado, Beckenham

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Review: Turning Double Digits At Go Ape

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Turning double-digits is a once in a lifetime experience and one that Eldest Gin Child wasn't going to let pass by uncelebrated. The entire...

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