Booking to 8 January 2023
C.S Lewis‘ classic tale The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe is brought to life on stage at the Gillian Lynne Theatre.
First seen at Leeds Playhouse in 2017 and at the Bridge Theatre in 2019, this critically acclaimed production roars to life for a strictly limited West End season from July 2022.
Step through the wardrobe this Summer into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land.
Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruellest White Witch. An inventive, dazzling show for all ages The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe is not to be missed.
The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe is booking from 18 July 2022 until 8 January 2021 at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, London.
What's the story of The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe?
Set in wartime Britain, four English children are evacuated from London to a large country house owned by a Professor.
While exploring the house, the youngest child Lucy enters a wardrobe and finds herself in Narnia – a magical world with talking creatures. Inviting her elder siblings to walk through the wardrobe and head to this mythical land, the adventurous foursome find themselves on an unforgettable journey.
Who is in the cast of The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe?
The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe stars Samantha Womack (EastEnders, Liverpool 1, The Girl On The Train – West End) as the White Witch.
The cast also features Ammar Duffus (Peter), Shaka Kalokoh (Edmund), Robyn Sinclair (Susan), Delaney Hayles (Lucy), Chris Jared (Aslan), Scott Brooks (Mr Pope and Fox Trot), Rachel Dawson (Miss Chutney, Blue Badger and Spirit of the Moon), Oliver Grant (Mr Wilson, Schrodinger, Red Squirrel, Head Cruel, Aslan Puppeteer and Resident Director), Matthew James Hinchliffe (Mr Marsden, Mauve Mole and Music Captain), Shaun McCourt (Mr Granville, Jack Rabbit, Aslan Puppeteer and Puppet Captain), Christina Tedders (Mrs Beaver), Jez Unwin (Mr Tumnus) and Johnson Willis (Professor Kirk, Father Christmas, Wise Owl and White Mouse), Myla Carmen (Swing), Jasmin Colangelo (Swing/ Dance Captain), Julian Hoult (Mr Beaver), Ashlee Irish (Swing), Sean Lopeman (Mr Brinkworth, March Hare, Aslan Puppeteer), Micha Richardson (Mrs Pevensie and Robin), Ciaran Roger (Swing), and Charlotte-Kate Warren (Miss Gumley Warmly and Phoenix).
Who are the creative team of The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe?
The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe is directed by Michael Fentiman based on the original production by Sally Cookson. The creative team includes Set and Costume Designer Tom Paris, Composers Benji Bower and Barnaby Race, Choreographer Shannelle ‘Tali’ Fergus, Lighting Designer Jack Knowles, Sound Designers Ian Dickinson and Gareth Tucker for Autograph, Puppetry Director Toby Olié, Puppetry Designer Max Humphries, Aerial Director Gwen Hales, Illusionist Chris Fisher, Music Director Toby Higgins.
Reviews of The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe★★★★ "A new-look Narnia delivers deep magic" - The Observer
★★★★ "British theatrical verve at full pelt" - The Telegraph
★★★★ ""A dark, riveting revamp" - The Guardian
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Venue InformationGillian Lynne Theatre, 166 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5PW
Nearest Tube or Train: Holborn (Central line, Piccadilly line), Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
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