Enter a world of magic and fantasy as Disney’s Academy Award winning film Bedknobs and Broomsticks comes to life on stage in this world premiere musical stage adaptation.
Featuring original songs from the classic film by the legendary Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), including Portobello Road, The Age Of Not Believing, The Beautiful Briny Sea and new music and lyrics by Neil Bartram and book by Brian Hill.
Disney’s classic story will begin performances in London’s West End in 2022.
What’s the Story?
When the three orphaned Rawlins children are reluctantly evacuated from wartime London to live with the mysterious Eglantine Price, they have no idea what adventures lie ahead.
Upon discovering Eglantine to be a trainee witch, they join forces in search for a secret spell that will defeat the enemy once and for all. Armed with an enchanted bedknob, a bewitched broomstick and a magical flying bed, they encounter surprising new friendships on their journey from Portobello Road to the depths of the beautiful briny sea.
Who’s in it? Bedknobs and Broomsticks Cast
Casting for the London production of Bedknobs and Broomsticks to be announced.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks features original music and lyrics by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman with new music and additional lyrics by Neil Bartram and book by Brian Hill.
This production is directed by Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison, set & illusion design by Jamie Harrison, costume design by Gabriella Slade, orchestration by Simon Hale, musical supervision by Tom Murrary, choreography/movement direction by Neil Bettles and sound design by Gareth Fry.
Reviews for Bedknobs and Broomsticks coming soon.
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