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Posted on Oct 7 2015 - 9:00am by Samantha Clark
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DISNEY AND CAMERON MACKINTOSH’S INTERNATIONAL AND SUPERCALIFRAGILISTIC MUSICAL HIT IS COMING TO THE BRISTOL HIPPODROME FROM 29 OCT 2015 AS PART OF ITS UK AND IRELAND TOUR.

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce the full cast for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS, opening at Leicester Curve on 12 October 2015 and appearing at The Bristol Hippodrome from 29 Oct – 28 Nov 2015. And it’s no wonder.

Joining the previously announced Zizi Strallen as ‘Mary Poppins’ and Matt Lee as ‘Bert’ will be Milo Twomey as ‘George Banks’; Rebecca Lock as ‘Winifred Banks’; Penelope Woodman as ‘Miss Andrew’; Wendy Ferguson as ‘Mrs Brill’; Grainne Renihan as ‘Bird Woman’ and Blair Anderson as ‘Robertson Ay’. They are joined by Yves Adang; Abby Bebbington; Greg Bernstein; Jabari Braham; Matthew Caputo; Sophie Caton; Jennifer Davison; Lisa Dent; Joe Dockree; Maria Garrett; Hannah Grace; Graham Hoadly; Jacqueline Hughes; Thomas-Lee Kidd; Antony Lawrence; Adam Margilewski; Anu Ogunmefun; Ben Oliver; Stephanie Powell; Edwin Ray; Adam Rhys-Charles; Sam Salter; John Stacey; Christine Tucker; Alexandra Waite-Roberts; Wreh-Asha Walton and Scott Waugh. A theatrical collaboration with theatre credits of monumental proportions with experience spanning decades.

Many of the actors in this production have extensive experience with some of the west end’s most prominent shows ensuring that this is a production not to be missed, especially for those seeking a true west-end experience.

The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane has been triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs. The stage version of MARY POPPINS is brilliantly adapted from the wonderful stories by PL Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film.

The stage production of MARY POPPINS is co-created by Cameron Mackintosh and has a book by Oscar-winning screenwriter and “Downton Abbey” creator, Julian Fellowes. It has a timeless score by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman including the songs Jolly Holiday, Step in Time, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and Feed the Birds and includes new songs and additional music and lyrics by the Olivier award-winning British team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. The producer for Disney Theatrical Productions is Thomas Schumacher.
The stage production of MARY POPPINS originally opened in 2004 and ran in the West End for three years and over 1,250 performances. During this time it won the Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreography and Best Set Design as well as the Evening Standard Award for Best Set Design and the Variety Club Award for Best Musical. The Broadway production ran for over six years where it won the Tony Award for Best Set Design. The show has subsequently played to great success in Holland and Mexico. It has toured Australia, New Zealand, the U.S, the UK, has been seen by over 11 million people and is currently breaking box office records in Vienna.

Mary Poppins

The Bristol Hippodrome

29 October – 28 November 2015

Tue – Sat at 7.30 pm

Tickets: from £22.50

Concessions available at certain performances

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