Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear

A Slew of Excellent Reviews for Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – The Musical!

6 August, 2019

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Andy Stanton‘s Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – The Musical! has been receiving critical acclaim. The Stage****** – “All in, it’s mad as a shook-up box of frogs, crammed with...

“Gloriously Weird and Subversive”

6 August, 2019

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Time Out has reviewed Andy Stanton‘s Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – The Musical! and awarded it four stars. “The NT’s triumphantly weird new musical ‘Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear’...

“By Gum, This is How You Do A Kids’ Show.”

6 August, 2019

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The Times has published a five-star review for Andy Stanton‘s Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – The Musical! “Andy Stanton has, with the director Amy Hodge and the composer Jim...

“It’s Really Joyful to See!”

1 August, 2019

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Andy Stanton was interviewed about his experience of writing the book and the lyrics and working closely with director, designer, composer and cast of Mr Gum and the Dancing...

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Andy Explains Time-Bomb Jokes on the Radio

24 June, 2019

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Andy Stanton was featured on comedian and presenter Bennett Arron’s show on BBC Three Counties. Listen to him discuss the upcoming Mr Gum musical, his guilty pleasure tracks, making a lot...

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Tickets on Sale Now for Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – The Musical!

3 May, 2019

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Tickets are now on sale for the musical adaptation of Andy Stanton’s Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear. “Who likes bears? Everyone likes bears! Well, not quite everyone… Mr Gum...

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Announcing Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – The Musical!

3 October, 2018

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Andy Stanton has adapted Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear into a raucous musical. Jim Fortune has written the music and Andy has written the book and lyrics. Mr Gum and...

DANCING BEAR IN FINLAND

16 February, 2016

In: News · Publishing News

After their success with the first four books in the Mr Gum series, we are pleased to announce that Finnish publisher Schildts & Söderströms, has offered…

'A Laugh on Every Page'

27 August, 2010

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Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear by Andy Stanton was reviewed in The Guardian’s G2 Kids: ‘Andy Stanton has a great sense of humour – I laughed after almost every page! . ....

Perfect for Reluctant Readers

6 August, 2010

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Sainsbury’s Magazine recommended Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear as the ideal book to encourage reluctant readers to read. Andy Stanton‘s wonderful book was “ideal for newly fluent readers,” they said.

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