TALL STORIES’ hit family show “ROOM ON THE BROOM” will fly into the LYRIC THEATRE, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE from 23 November 2018 to 13 January 2019.
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.
“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, celebrated 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”.
For “Room on the Broom” the team includes director OLIVIA JACOBS, creative producer
TOBY MITCHELL, designer MORGAN LARGE, puppet designer YVONNE STONE, composers
JON FIBER & ANDY SHAW (Jolly Good Tunes) and lighting designer JAMES WHITESIDE.