The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe to play at Bridge Theatre, London
The London Theatre Company by special arrangement with Elliott & Harper Productions and Catherine Schreiber, presents the much-celebrated Leeds Playhouse production of The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe for 12 weeks over the 2019/20 festive season in London. Based on the novel by C. S. Lewis and directed by Sally Cookson, The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe will have its first London performance on 10 November 2019 with opening night on 18 November and will run until 2 February 2020. Tickets will go on sale at 12noon today for Bridge Theatre priority members with public booking opening on 5 June at 10am. Full details of the performance schedule, including Sundays, are available on the Bridge Theatre website. Casting will be announced at a later date.
This critically acclaimed production reunites director Sally Cookson with designer Rae Smith, writer in the room Adam Peck, movement director Dan Canham, lighting designer Bruno Poet, sound designer Ian Dickinson and music by Benji Bower who originally brought the show to life.
Selling over 60,000 tickets in 2017, The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe broke box office records at Leeds Playhouse, delighting audiences and critics alike.
James Brining, Artistic Director of Leeds Playhouse, said: “We are delighted that this outstanding and hugely popular production will play at The Bridge Theatre this Christmas. The show was a huge hit here in Leeds, breaking all box office records and becoming our most popular Christmas show. It was a great pleasure to work with Sally Cookson and her brilliant creative team who brought this classic family adventure to life with such imagination and we’re in no doubt the production will thrill audiences in London just as much.”
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