Black Beauty – Reviews


A galloping, five-star triumph ★★★★★
The Guardian

It’s the cleverly-nuanced emotional heart of the piece that takes Black Beauty cantering an extra, impressive mile. ★★★★★
The Herald

Engaging and inventive children’s theatre that makes the most of the audience’s power of imagination ★★★★★ The Stage

This innovative, hilarious piece of theatre is an all- round treat for children of all ages. ★★★★★
Edinburgh Guide

These equine illusionists hit every mark you weren’t even aware of. ★★★★★
TV Bomb

Inventive framing of Anna Sewell’s novel from Scotland’s leading practitioners in theatre for young people. ★★★★
The Stage

A gentle humour that has the kids in the audience shouting with laughter. ★★★★
The Scotsman

Deserves every overjoyed round of applause ★★★★
The Independent

Funny and touching… with an appropriately seasonal message of togetherness and hope. ★★★★
All Edinburgh Theatre

This modern take on the classic will literally have younger attendees rolling in the aisles with laughter and delight. ★★★★
The Skinny

Inventively and powerfully achieved ★★★★
Broadway Baby

Don’t hold your horses, this one’s a winner. ★★★★
The Times

This fun, joyful and touching production is a worthy recipient of the Black Beauty baton. ★★★★
The List

Black Beauty is a true family show, we came out delighted.
Primary Times

Very funny and deliciously unique.
Sunday Herald

A Christmas show dream team.
The List

Some of the UK’s best specialists in theatre for children and family audiences – are involved in bringing this story to the stage.
The Guardian