The National Theatre's production of The Elephantom, based on Ross Collins' children's book of the same name, will transfer to the West End's New London Theatre for daytime performances commencing 30th June, ahead of an official opening on 2nd July, for a summer season running throigh to 6th September 2014. The Elephantom will play alongside the National Theatre's production of War Horse, which will continue to perform its regular schedule. The Elephantom, which is adapted by Ben Power, … [Read more...]
The Gillian Lynne Theatre London The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
A major new production of CS Lewis’ classic tale comes to the West End this summer.
Step through the wardrobe 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.
Voted the nations favourite novel, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe now comes to the stage starring Samantha Womack as the White Witch and is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages.
Throughout my 2nd year at university I studied a module called ‘Adaptations for the Stage’ for which we had to discuss, identify and analyse the importance of stage adaptations. We looked at film-to-stage, radio-to-stage and probably the most popular one of them all, novel to stage. Understandably we spent a considerable amount of time focussing on Nick Stafford’s brave theatrical adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s acclaimed novel, War Horse; an engaging production with marvellous acting, … [Read more...]
“We ask the audience to invest a lot of faith in us - believe that the puppets are real horses, believe that we're in a muddy field, believe that we're now in France, try and work out what they are saying in French and German. [...]You'll feel part of a shared experience if you see the show.” Jack Holden trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and played the title character of David Copperfield in a tour of the West Country. He also toured schools in the Bristol area as Prospero with a … [Read more...]