Step through the wardrobe this winter into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruellest White Witch.
This critically acclaimed production reunites director Sally Cookson with designer Rae Smith, writer in the room Adam Peck, movement director Dan Canham, lighting designer Bruno Poet, sound designer Ian Dickinson and music by Benji Bower all of whom originally brought the show to life in 2017 breaking box office records at Leeds Playhouse.
A delightful visual feast and is perfectly paced, providing the ideal festive treat for families
Aslan is more substitute Churchill than surrogate Christ in Sally Cookson’s brilliantly inventive production of CS Lewis’s wartime fable
This is a production that takes a while to warm up and only comes into full bloom after a long wait
An absolutely spellbinding return to Narnia
There are moments of such pure joy and invention that it almost made me, a notorious Grinch, gasp with delight
Spellbinding narrative of parallel worlds
Moments of magic in leisurely CS Lewis adaptation
Sally Cookson's wonder-filled and distinctly trippy staging of CS Lewis' classic children's book
It is a testament to Cookson’s ability to make you feel like a wide-eyed child, then, that these issues amount to nitpicking in the face of her warming journey through the wardrobe
Uplifting, funny and truly magical, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe should be on every family's Christmas list
Ecstatic, shamanic and psychedelic take on the beloved fantasy novel from the great Sally Cookson
An imaginative and uplifting family show