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Bedknobs and Broomsticks UK tour

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Disney’s classic movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks is about to make an amazingly magical and thrilling transition to the world of the theatre with a spectacular musical complete with the original songs by the legendary Sherman Brothers  featured in the film from 1971.

The story follows the adventures of the three orphaned Rawlins children  ( Charlie, Carrie and Paul) who are reluctantly evacuated from wartime London to live with the mysterious  Miss Eglantine Price. 

Charlie blackmails Miss Price that if he is to keep her practices a secret, she must give him something, so she takes a bedknob from her late father’s bed and places the “famous magic travelling spell” on it, and only Paul can activate it.

Their first journey is to a street in London, where they meet Emelius Browne (David Tomlinson), former headmaster of Miss Price’s witchcraft training correspondence school.

Miss Price tells him of a plan to find the magic words for a spell known as “Substitutiary Locomotion”, which brings inanimate objects to life. This spell will be her work for the war effort.

The magic begins when they discover the startling secret that Eglantine  is actually a trainee witch and in return for keeping her secret she enchants a bedknob with a magic travelling spell and the children  take her to search for a secret spell that will defeat the enemy  once and for all. 

A spell known as “Substitutiary Locomotion”, which brings inanimate objects to life. . Armed with the 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.

This magical new musical flies into Theatreland this year! Look out for details of

Bedknobs and Broomsticks UK tour and get tickets here.

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London theatres reopen, here are the next shows

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After months of closure and waiting, it seems that soon we will be able to return to the theatre. Meanwhile, one after another, the major London theatres announce their program and reopenings. It seems that this is the right time, meanwhile many shows already have tickets on sale. Some shows will start in April, but the majority will start in May/June.

The pandemic left several hugely successful shows like Hamilton on hold and delayed the start of expected shows like Frozen and the Bob Marley musical. In any case, buy tickets from an authorized dealer with this logo, should there be other closures for the pandemic, you will get a refund via a voucher or another ticket.

It is hoped, however, that the pandemic is under control with vaccines, although there may actually be surprises. But life is short and you also have to live, so London is reopening and hopes to be back as before soon.

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London Theatre: Back to the Future the Musical

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From 21 June 2021 the musical Back to the Future will start in London, which as the title says is the theatrical and musical version of the famous film.

The musical is expected to remain in London until at least February 13, 2022. The show lasts two hours and 40 minutes and is located at the Adelphi Theater Strand, London, WC2R 0NS

The beloved 1985 film Back to the Future was a huge success and eventually produced two more films, a television series, a ride in a theme park and video games. In addition to being the highest-grossing film of the year, Back to the Future was honored with numerous Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations as well as a Hugo Award, a Saturn Award and an Academy Award. You may never have thought of wanting to see a musical from this famous film, but now that you know that it exists, you may want to.

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London Theatre: Wicked

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This long-beloved London musical returns on May 23 after the pandemic has stopped. A reinterpretation inspired by the book of the Wizard of Oz which was a huge success with the public. He will be in London at least until November 27th. The show lasts two hours and 45 minutes.

The show is held at the Apollo Victoria theatre which is close to the station of the same name, therefore not quite in the West End. Apollo Victoria Theatre 17 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LG 

 

Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously reimagines the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in “The Marvelous Wizard of Oz,” Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but deep friendship between two young women who first meet as students of witchcraft. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will eventually see them fulfill their fates as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

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