Experience the classic tale of 101 Dalmatians in the magnificent surround of London’s Regent’s Park
You’ve read the book, seen Disney’s classic film, now experience the live stage production of 101 Dalmatians set in the heart of London’s Regent’s Park.
Based on Dodie Smith’s iconic story, this new musical adaptation is written by Zinnie Harris and Douglas Hodge with direction by Timothy Sheader and puppets by Toby Olié (Running Wild).
Starring stage and screen star Kate Fleetwood as Cruella de Vil, 101 Dalmatians runs from 12 July 2022 until 28 August 2022 at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London.
What is 101 Dalmatians about?
Cruella De Vil, fur loving monster, has her heart set on a fabulous new coat made from the fur of Dalmatian puppies.
When their litter of puppies mysteriously disappear, Dalmatians Pongo and Perdita, rally all the dogs of London for a daring puppy rescue from the evil Cruella and her bumbling henchmen.
Who is in the 101 Dalmatians cast?
Kate Fleetwood stars as Cruella de Vil. Kate can be seen in Amazon’s Wheel of Time, and her theatre credits include an Olivier Award-nominated performance in London Road at the National Theatre, High Society at the Old Vic and starring as Lady Macbeth in Macbeth at Chichester Festival Theatre, later reprising the role at the Gielgud Theatre and on Broadway.
Dalmatians Pongo and Perdi are puppeteered by Danny Collins (Pongo Voice), Emma Lucia (Perdi Voice), Yana Penrose (Perdi Head) and Ben Thompson (Pongo Head).
Also in the cast are Jamil Abbasi (Ensemble), Stuart Angell (Captain Head), George Bukhari (Jasper), Sonya Cullingford (Ensemble), Jade Davies (Swing), Karen Fishwick (Danielle), Joseph Fletcher (Ensemble), Taofique Folarin (Swing), Courtney George (Ensemble), Tash Holway (Swing and Dance Captain), CJ Johnson (Ensemble), Kody Mortimer (Ensemble), Simon Oskarsson (Swing), Tom Peters (Captain Voice), Eric Stroud (Dominic), Jonny Weldon (Casper), and Grace Wylde (Madam Doué).
This new musical is adapted by Zinnie Harris, with music and lyrics by Douglas Hodge, book by Johnny McKnight, direction by Timothy Sheader and puppetry design and direction by Toby Olié (Running Wild).
Other creatives include Colin Richmond – Set Designer; Liam Steel – Choreographer; Sarah Travis – Musical Supervisor and Orchestrator; Howard Hudson – Lighting Designer; Nick Lidster for Autograph – Sound Designer; Katrina Lindsay – Costume Designer; Shanaé Chisholm – Casting Assistant; Jill Green CDG – Casting Director; Tash Holway – Associate Choreographer; Barbara Houseman – Voice & Text and Season Associate Director; Ingrid Mackinnon – Season Associate: Intimacy Support; Tarek Merchant – Musical Director; Verity Naughton & Nick Hockaday for Verity Naughton Casting – Children’s Casting Director.
Reviews of 101 Dalmatians
★★★★ "You’d be barking to miss it" - Evening Standard ★★★★ "A success" - The Telegraph ★★★★ "Wild woofs of approval" - The Times ★★★★ "Douglas Hodge’s new Dodie Smith musical is spot on" - The Observer
Tickets are non-refundable in the event of cancellation because of the weather but may be exchanged in accordance with the Weather Policy.
Following continuing Government restrictions this production has been rescheduled from the 2020 season to Summer 2021.
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4NR Nearest Tube or Train: Baker Street (Bakerloo line, Circle line, Hammersmith and City line, Jubilee line, Metropolitan line) or Regent's Park (Bakerloo line) Nearest Buses: 13, 18, 27, 30, 74, 82, 113, 139, 189, 274