Cast announced for the UK & Ireland tour of THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE

The Leeds Playhouse production of C.S. Lewis’ classic The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe will be touring the UK and Ireland from November 2021, with Samantha Womack playing Narnia’s evil White Witch.

The show broke box office records at Leeds Playhouse in 2017 and played to packed houses and critical acclaim at the Bridge Theatre in London in 2019.

Joining Samantha in the cast are: Ammar Duffus (Peter Pevensie), Shaka Kalokoh (Edmund Pevensie), Robyn Sinclair (Susan Pevensie) and Karise Yansen (Lucy Pevensie). Aslan is played by Chris Jared, Mr Tumnus by Jez Unwin, Mr Beaver by Sam Buttery and Maugrim by Michael Ahomka-Lindsay.

They are joined by Oliver Bingham (Mr Brinkworth, March Hare and Aslan Puppeteer), Scott Brooks (Mr Pope, Fox Trot, Associate Music Captain), Rachel Dawson (Miss Chutney, Blue Badger and Spirit of the Moon), Oliver Grant (Mr Wilson, Schrodinger, Red Squirrel and Aslan Puppeteer), Matthew James Hinchliffe (Mr Marsden, Mauve Mole), Tash Holway (on stage Swing, Dance Captain), Shaun McCourt (Mr Granville, Jack Rabbit, Aslan Puppeteer), Sophie Naglik (on stage Swing) Kate Parr (Miss Gumley-Warmley and Phoenix), Anthony Starr (on stage Swing), Christina Tedders (Mrs Beaver), Brad Veitch (on stage Swing). Johnson Willis (Professor Kirk, Father Christmas, Wise Owl and White Mouse) aand Grace Wylde (Mrs Pevensie, Robin and Falcon).

Step through the wardrobe into the enchanted kingdom of Narnia. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and embark on the most magical of adventures in a frozen, faraway land where they meet a faun, talking beavers, Aslan (the noble king of Narnia) and the coldest, most evil White Witch.


2021/22 TOUR DATES

Tues 2 – Sat 13 November 2021 Curve, Leicester

Tues 16 – Sat 20 November 2021 Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tues 23 – Sat 27 November 2021 Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Tues 30 November – Sat 4 December 2021 Sunderland Empire

Weds 8 December 2021 – Sat 15 January 2022 The Lowry, Salford

Tues 18 – Sat 22 January 2022 Wales Millennium Centre

Tues 25 – Sat 29 January 2022 His Majesty’s Theatre Aberdeen

Tues 1 – Sat 5 February 2022 Nottingham Theatre Royal

Tues 8 – Sat 12 February 2022 Edinburgh King’s Theatre

Tues 15 – Sat 19 February 2022 Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tues 22 – Sat 26 February 2022 Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Tues 1 March – Saturday 5 March 2022 Glasgow Theatre Royal

Tues 8- Sat 12 March 2022 Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Tues 15 – Sat 19 March 2022 Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin

Tues 22 – Sat 26 March New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Tues 5 April – Sat 9 April Norwich Theatre Royal