Mark Arends: 'There is no theatre more important than that which is accessible to younger minds'
By Mark Arends
Make Mend and Do's Mark Arends explains his latest show, opening at the Old Vic today
Christmas children's theatre shouldn't be all fun and games
Lucinda Everett on her earliest panto memories, and how Christmas is an important time to get children into theatre
Michael Coveney: Ding dong merrily in panto and classic kids' shows
'I'm unrepentant in my love of pantomime, the greatest theatrical genre we have'
Michael Coveney: Tiger comes for Tea and Elephantom balloons ahead of Kids Week
Children's theatre in the West End is booming (and ballooning)
Catherine Love: Shining a light on children's theatre
With the arts under threat in education, it is more important than ever to be making and discussing theatre for kids