Disney’s Classic Movie to Make World Stage Premiere in the UK

New musical directed by award-winning theatre-makers

Jamie Harrison and Candice Edmunds

World Premiere at Newcastle Theatre Royal in August 2021

For tickets and all information, see www.bedknobsonstage.com

Today Michael Harrison announces that Disney’s Academy Award-winning movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks will make its world premiere as an exciting new stage musical. Performances begin at Newcastle Theatre Royal on Saturday 14 August 2021, before a UK Tour which includes a 5-week Christmas season at Leeds Grand Theatre.

Tickets are on General Sale today, Friday 11 December. Please see www.bedknobsonstage.com

Enter a world of magic and fantasy with Disney’s classic movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks. With songs by the legendary Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), including Portobello RoadThe Age Of NotBelieving,The Beautiful Briny and a new book, music and lyrics by Broadway songwriters Neil Bartram and Brian Hill, Bedknobs and Broomsticks will be brought to life by award-winning theatre-makers Jamie Harrison and Candice Edmunds.

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.

This magical musical starts its UK Tour next year….it’s time to start believing!

Casting for the production will be announced at a later date.

Bedknobs and Broomsticks is produced by Michael Harrison Entertainment by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions.