Booking to 5 January 2019
Explore a world of magic, sorcerers, flying cars and festive delight as the critically acclaimed production, The Box of Delights returns to Wilton’s Music Hall this Christmas.
Based on the much–loved and critically acclaimed children’s classic by Poet Laureate John Masefield, a direct forerunner to Narnia and Harry Potter, known to many through the legendary BBC adaptation.
You can now experience the enthralling wonder of Masefield’s world for yourself.
The Box of Delights is booking from 30 November 2018 until 5 January 2019 at Wilton’s Music Hall, London.
WHAT’S THE STORY?
Once upon a time, there were two great sorcerers, Ramon Lulli and Arnold of Todi. To decide who was the most powerful, they made a wager. Who could invent the most incredible magical power, never seen before?
After a year, Ramon returned with an elixir, which would grant the drinker eternal life. But then Arnold revealed his invention.
A box of his own invention. A mysterious and wondrous Box of Delights, with dark powers.
Before Ramon could respond, Arnold disappeared, taking his Box with him.
Now centuries later, a boy on a train traveling home for the holidays, is about to be drawn into an ancient magical struggle, that will see him fighting not just for his life, but to save Christmas itself.
Watch out, Kay Harker, for the wolves are running…
WHO’S IN IT? THE BOX OF DELIGHTS CAST
To be announced.
Adapted by Piers Torday from the novel by John Masefield.
The creative team includes Director Justin Audibert, Set Designer Tom Piper, Lighting Designer Anna Watson, Composer and Sound Designer Ed Lewis, Video Designer Nina Dunn, Movement Director Simon Pittman and Puppetry Designer Samuel Wyer.
Important NotesRecommended age 7+
Venue InformationWilton's Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley , London, E1 8JB
Nearest Tube or Train: Tower Hill, Shadwell, Aldgate East
Nearest Buses: 100, N551