Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks The Magical Musical, Manchester Palace Theatre
Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks The Magical Musical is heading to Manchester Palace Theatre.
Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks The Magical Musical will be flying into the Manchester Stage from 19th to 24th October 2021 as part of it’s UK run.
Based on Disney’s classic movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks, it will feature original songs by the legendary Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), including Portobello Road, The Age Of Not Believing, The Beautiful Briny and new music and lyrics by Neil Bartram.
When the three orphaned Rawlins children are reluctantly evacuated from wartime London to live with the mysterious Eglantine Price, they have no idea what adventures lie ahead. 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.
The show stars Dianne Pilkington as Miss Eglantine Price, the mysterious lady that the three orphaned Rawlins children are evacuated from wartime London to live with. Dianne’s West End credits include Les Miserables, Wicked, Mamma Mia! and Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein.
Plus 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.
Tickets for Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks The Magical Musical cost from £13 and can be purchased on the link below.