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Room On The Broom celebrates 10th Anniversary

Amy Harris as 'Witch' and Emma Crowley-Bennet as 'Cat' in Room On The Broom Nov 2018
Amy Harris as ‘Witch’ and Emma Crowley-Bennet as ‘Cat’ in Room On The Broom Nov 2018

TALL STORIES’ hit family show “ROOM ON THE BROOM” celebrates a record-breaking year and two birthdays in 2018.

The show is currently playing at the LYRIC THEATRE, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE until 13 January 2019 and this year celebrates its tenth anniversary. “ROOM ON THE BROOM” was first performed in 2008 and continues to delight audiences in London in 2018.

“Room on the Broom” is produced and created by the critically acclaimed theatre company Tall Stories. The company was founded by Artistic Directors Olivia Jacobs and Toby Mitchell in 1997 and this year, celebrates its 21st birthday. Tall Stories previous productions include, “The Gruffalo”, “The Gruffalo’s Child”, “Emily Brown and The Thing”, “The Snail and The Whale” and “The Snow Dragon”.

After a successful run in 2014, “Room on the Broom” returns to its West End home for a limited run this Christmas. Renowned theatre company Tall Stories has adapted the best-selling book of the same name by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, published by Macmillan Children’s Books, for the stage.

The Olivier Award nominated production tells the story of a friendly witch, her cat and three loveable animals who take to the skies on a broom and face a fearsome dragon in this magical, musical adventure. With enchanting puppetry, original sing-along songs and scary fun, “Room on the Broom” is ideal for families with children aged three and up.

The cast of “Room on the Broom” includes Amy Harris as ‘Witch’; Emma Crowley-Bennett as ‘Cat’; Charlie Guest as ‘Dog’ and ‘Frog’; Andrew Mudie as ‘Bird’ and the ‘Dragon’; and Alastair Chisholm completes the cast as understudy and Assistant Stage Manager.

For “Room on the Broom” the creative team includes director OLIVIA JACOBS, associate director (current cast) SAM CONWAY), creative producer TOBY MITCHELL, designer MORGAN LARGE, puppet designer YVONNE STONE, composers JON FIBER & ANDY SHAW (Jolly Good Tunes) and lighting designer JAMES WHITESIDE.

23 November 2018 to 13 January 2019
Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue
London W1D 7ES


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