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‘Aren’t we due a bit of magic in our lives?’: Meet the cast & creatives behind the Bedknobs & Broomsticks UK tour

In Features, Interviews, Musicals, Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Regional theatre, Touring by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

The trio chatted to us about bringing the magic of Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks to the stage. Aren’t we due a bit of magic in our lives? Dianne Pilkington thinks so. She is staring in Bedknobs and Broomsticks, and she, for one, is thrilled to be dreaming of the impossible again.

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’It’s a decent enough Christmas show’: FROZEN THE MUSICAL – Theatre Royal Drury Lane ★★★★

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Phew. The Broadway-rooted, Disneylicious, long-awaited red-carpet premiere night of Frozen featured (of course) an ice-blue carpet. And the throng bursting out to meet the paps afterwards was met by actual snow-blowers, so that our soggy heatwave outfits blended nicely into the evening’s actual rain as we skittered out of range.

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NEWS: Come From Away: The Concert is cancelled as ATG suspends performances at its UK venues until April 2021

In London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Plays, Regional theatre by Press Releases

A specially staged concert version of award-winning hit musical Come From Away, due to play at London’s Phoenix Theatre from 10-27 February 2021, has been cancelled following the Ambassador Theatre Group’s announcement that performances at the company’s UK venues have been suspended until 3 April 2021.

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NEWS: Stage musical version of Bedknobs & Broomsticks will have its world premiere in UK tour from August 2021

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Producer Michael Harrison has announced that Disney’s Academy Award-winning movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks will make its world premiere as a new stage musical. Performances begin at Newcastle Theatre Royal from 14-21 August 2021, before a UK tour which includes a five-week Christmas season at Leeds Grand Theatre (8 December 2021 to 9 January 2022).