Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks, will make its world premiere as an exciting new stage musical this Summer on a major UK & Ireland Tour.
Performances across the UK Tour have been extended into 2022 and include Wales Millennium Centre from Tues 1 to Sat 5 February.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks features the original songs by the legendary Sherman Brothers including Portobello Road, The Age Of Not Believing, The Beautiful Briny and new music and lyrics by Neil Bartram and book by Brian Hill, Bedknobs and Broomsticks will be brought to life by award-winning theatre-makers Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison.
Produced by Michael Harrison by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions, Bedknobs and Broomsticks follows the three orphaned Rawlins children who are reluctantly evacuated from wartime London to live with the mysterious Eglantine Price, they have no idea what adventures lie ahead.
Diane Pilkington & Charles Brunton To Star in Disney’s Bedknobs & Broomsticks
Upon discovering Eglantine to be a trainee witch, they join forces to 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.
Dianne Pilkington will star as Miss Eglantine Price.. Dianne’s West End credits include Les Miserables, Wicked, Mamma Mia and Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein.
Charles Brunton will play Emelius Browne. Charles starred in the iconic role of Miss Trunchbull in Matilda both in the West End and on Broadway. Other credits include Love Never Dies, Chess and Scrooge.
The rest of the company includes Mark Anderson, Jessica Aubrey, Georgie Buckland, Kayla Carter, Jonathan Cobb, Jacqui Dubois, Matthew Elliot-Campbell, Sam Lupton, Rob Madge, Vinnie Monachello, Nathaniel Morrison, Conor O’Hara, Sadie-Jean Shirley, Robin Simoes Da Silva, Emma Thornett and Susannah Van Den Berg.
The Rawlins children will be played by Dexter Barry, Izabella Bucknell, Haydn Court, Poppy Houghton, Evie Lightman and Aidan Oti.
Where To See Disney’s Bedknobs & Broomsticks on 2021-22 UK Tour
- Sat 14 – Sat 21 August Theatre Royal, Newcastle
- Wed 25 – Sun 29 August Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
- Wed 1 – Sun 5 September Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
- Wed 15 – Sun 19 September Milton Keynes Theatre
- Tues 21 – Sat 25 September New Victoria Theatre, Woking
- Tues 28 September – Sunday 3 October Norwich Theatre Royal
- Wed 6 – Sun 10 October Theatre Royal, Nottingham
- Wed 13 – Sun 17 October Congress Theatre, Eastbourne
- Tues 19 – Sun 24 October Palace Theatre, Manchester
- Tues 26 – Sat 30 October Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
- Tues 2 – Sun 7 November King’s Theatre, Glasgow
- Wed 10 – Sun 14 November Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
- Wed 17 – Sun 21 November His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
- Wed 24 – Sun 28 November Orchard Theatre, Dartford
- Wed 8 December 2021 – Sun 9 January 2022 Grand Theatre, Leeds
- Tues 11 – Sun 16 January Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
- Wed 19 – Sun 23 January Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
- Wed 26 – Sat 29 January Bristol Hippodrome
- Tues 1 – Sat 5 February Wales Millennium Centre
- Wed 9 – Sat 19 February Curve, Leicester
- Tues 22 – Sat 26 February Liverpool Empire
- Mon 28 February – Sat 5 March Northampton Derngate
- Tues 8 – Sat 12 March Theatre Royal, Plymouth
- Tues 5 – Sat 9 April Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton
- Tues 12 – Sat 16 April Hull New Theatre
- Weds 27 April – Sun 1 May Belfast Opera House
- Tickets are on General Sale at www.bedknobsonstage.com and via all individual theatre box offices