The puppet who wants to be a real boy is all grown up in this new musical version – very much the darker side of Disney. Book writer Dennis Kelly went back to the original 19th-century Italian tale, by Collodi, and tonally, John Tiffany’s production leans more towards that incarnation: a Pinocchio recognisably in the tradition of grim Grimms’ Fairy Tales.
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