In 2012 Toonspeak ran the Theatre Critics project for the first time. Eight young people ages 14+ took part in viewing and reviewing seven theatre productions alongside a professional theatre critic, Gareth Vile.

We received such positive feedback from the group as well as passionate requests to run another Theatre Critics that we have planned Theatre Critics to begin again 12th September.

But what did the group in 2012 do? Why did they enjoy the project so much? Here is a little taste of their reviews for The Man Who Lived Twice, The Infamous Brothers Davenport and Betrayal…