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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

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July 18, 2022 - January 8, 2023

an absolutely spellbinding return to Narnia

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Why See The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe?

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C.S Lewis' magical world returns to London in this critically acclaimed adaptation of his beloved children's novel from Sally Cookson, following a successful UK tour. A captivating and innovative production that uses ingenious stagecraft in the place of flashy effects to tell the story of four evacuee siblings that discover an enchanted realm at the back of a dusty old wardrobe and the epic adventure that awaits. A perfect ticket for all the family, let The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe capture your imaginations!

Adventure awaits

After leaving London to escape the Blitz, the inquisitive Pevensey Children (Lucy, Edmund, Susan, and Peter) are searching for adventure in the old country house of their guardian. When they discover a doorway to a mysterious wintry wonderland at the back of an old wardrobe they certainly seem to have found it.

But all is not as it seems in the icy land of Narnia, in fact, it's under the spell of the nefarious White Witch, whose tyranny keeps the world in perpetual winter - with Christmas never coming! Alongside the talking faun Mr Tumnus, the kind Mr and Mrs Beaver, and the majestic lion Aslan, the children prepare to battle the witch and restore Narnia to its former glory. Will the forces of good win out over this chilling evil? Book your tickets to find out!

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Dates

Previews from: 18 July 2022

Opening night: 28 July 2022

COVID 19 SECURE

You may be required to have had a COVID vaccine in order to attend this performance or show proof of a negative test. Please contact the venue directly for more information on this.

Cast and Creative

Cast

Samantha Womack as the White Witch
Ammar Duffus as Peter
Shaka Kalokoh as Edmund
Robyn Sinclair as Susan 
Delainey Hayles as Lucy
Scott Brooks as Mr Pope and Fox Trot
Rachel Dawson as Miss Chutney, Blue Badger and Spirit of the Moon
Oliver Grant as Mr Wilson, Schrodinger, Red Squirrel, Head Cruel, Aslan Puppeteer and Resident Director
Chris Jared as Aslan
Matthew James Hinchliffe as Mr Marsden, Mauve Mole and Music Captain
Shaun McCourt as Mr Granville, Jack Rabbit and Aslan Puppeteer
Christina Tedders as Mrs Beaver
Jez Unwin as Mr Tumnus
Johnson Willis as Professor Kirk, Father Christmas, Wise Owl and White Mouse
Julian Hoult as Mr Beaver
Sean Lopeman as Mr Brinkworth, March Hare and Aslan Puppeteer
Micha Richardson as Mrs Pevensie and Robin
Charlotte-Kate Warren as Miss Gumley Warmly and Phoenix

Myla Carem, Jasmin Colangelo, Ashlee Irish and Ciaran Roger as swing

Creative

Directed by Sally Cookson
Design by Rae Smith
Writer in the room Adam Peck
Movement direction by Dan Canham
Puppetry direction by Craig Leo
Lighting design by Bruno Poet
Sound design by Ian Dickinson
Music by Benji Bower

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What we thought

magical Modern BEAUTIFUL

A magical piece of festive theatre, conscientiously adapted for modern audiences young and old

The Bridge Theatre is one of my favourite new venues in London. To me, a lot of its productions epitomise the spirit of London - they're creative and resourceful, exciting but not overtly extravagant, and make wonderful use of the smorgasboard of culture

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Wendy Fynn

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What you thought

6 reviews, average rating: (3.2 Stars)

3.0 star rating

Angela McAllister : “Stunning”

Magical, loved every minute Infact it was over too quick. Actor's were... more

Lynda Cooke : “Fantastic ”

Enjoyed every minute. Cast fantastic and the story was enthralling. We... more

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