Bedknobs and Broomsticks

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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. Tickets for Bedknobs and Broomsticks in London on sale soon.

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 is Bedknobs and Broomsticks about?

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 is in the Bedknobs and Broomsticks London cast?

Casting for the London production of Bedknobs and Broomsticks to be announced.

Creative team

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.

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks musical to premiere in UK
Disney's Academy Award winning film Bedknobs and Broomsticks is heading to the stage in a new musical adaptation set to premiere in the UK in 2021. The 1971 American fantasy musical film starred Angela Lansbury (Murder She Wrote) as Eglantine Price, a trainee witch in war time Britain who is charged with looking after three child evacuees from London. Armed with an enchanted bed-knob, a bewitched broomstick and a magical flying bed Eglantine and the children go on a magical journey from Portobello Road to the depths of the beautiful briny sea. The film, which combined live action and animation, was based on the novels The Magic Bedknob; or, How to Become a Witch in Ten Easy Lessons (1943) and Bonfires and Broomsticks (1947) by English children's author Mary Norton. A still from the original film starring Angela Lansbury. The musical features original songs and lyrics by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman, whose work includes Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, as well as new music and lyrics by Neil Bartram and a book by Brian Hill. The piece will be directed by Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison with 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. Casting for the production will begin in January and February. Bedknobs and Broomsticks will begin performances at Newcastle Theatre Royal on Saturday 14 August 2021, followed by a UK Tour and West End season. Following performance in Newcastle the production will head to Canterbury (25-29 Aug);Southend (1-5 Sep); Dublin (8-12 Sep); Milton Keynes (14-19 Sep); Woking (21-25 Sep); Norwich (28 Sep-3Oct); Nottingham (6-10 Oct); Eastbourne (13-17 Oct); Manchester (19-24 Oct); Sheffield (26-30 Oct); Glasgow (2-7 Nov); Birmingham (10-14 Nov); Aberdeen (17-21 Nov); Dartford (24-28 Nov); Leeds (8 Dec-9 Jan 2022); Southampton (11-16 Jan 2022); and Edinburgh (19-23 Jan). Dates and venue for the West End run of Bedknobs and Broomsticks are to be announced.

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