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Prepare to enter a world of pure magic as Disney's beloved 1970's hit film, Bedknobs and Broomsticks premieres as a brand new stage musical! Making its entry into the world with a UK-wide tour, Bedknobs and Broomsticks tells the story of the orphaned Rawlins children, who having been evacuated to the countryside during World War Two, end up in the care of Eglantine Price, who just happens to be a trainee witch!
Featuring the Sherman brothers original score ("Portobello Road", "The Age of Not Believing", "The Beautiful Briny"), Bedknobs and Broomsticks: The Magical Musical will lift the enchanting tale from screen to stage, at the very capable hands of Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison (the wizard behind the stage magic of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child).
What is sure to be a feast for the eyes Bedknobs and Broomsticks is set to be Disney's next big hit, don't miss it!
Opening night: 19 October 2021
Dianne Pilkington as Miss Eglantine Price
Jacqui DuBois as Mrs Holiday
Charles Brunton as Professor Browne
Conor O'Hara as Charlie
Mark Anderson, Jessica Aubrey, Georgie Buckland, Kayla Carter, Jonathan Cobb, Matthew Elliot-Campbell, Sam Lupton, Rob Madge, Vinnie Monachello, Nathaniel Morrison, Sadie-Jean Shirley, Robin Simoes Da Silva, Emma Thornett and Susannah Van Den Berg.The Rawlins children will be played by Dexter Barry, Izabella Bucknell, Haydn Court, Poppy Houghton, Evie Lightman and Aidan Oti.
Original music and lyrics by The Sherman Brothers
New songs and additional lyrics by Neil Bartram
Book by Brian Hill
Directed by Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison
Set and illusion design by Jamie Harrison
Costume design by Gabriella Slade
Orchestration by Simon Hale
Musical Supervisor, Tom Murray
Choreography by Neil Bettles
Sound design by Gareth Fry
Lighting design by Simon Wilkinson
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