Walk through the wardrobe and prepare for an adventure…

When Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy stumble upon an enchanted wardrobe in an old country mansion, they discover that it’s a gateway to another world. A world where animals speak and mythical creatures roam. A magical world called Narnia.

A fantastical adventure begins but the four soon realise that something is very wrong in Narnia. The wicked White Witch has cast a spell bringing about an eternal winter. Now the children must find the courage within themselves to break the spell and reinstate Narnia’s rightful ruler, Aslan the lion, to his throne.

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe is a timeless classic that children cherish and adults adore. This brand new production is directed by Tessa Walker who previously directed The REP’s much-loved Christmas 2013 production, A Christmas Carol (“Stunning” The Times) and promises all of the thrills and excitement you would expect from such an enduring festive epic.


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“A hit with adults and children”
Behind The Arras

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Birmingham Mail

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“Packed full of magic”
The Stage

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What’s On

“Superb family entertainment”
Express & Star

“A Christmas hit”

“Highly exciting…Told beautifully by the REP’s company”

“The perfect family show”
Stratford Herald

“A fun treat for the whole family”
Broadway World

“The perfect way to introduce your children to theatre this Christmas”

“An excellent family outing”
The Daily Spectacle

“A visual treat”
The Birmingham Press

“A thrilling theatrical adventure”
Reviews Gate

“Pulls out all the stops”
Bum On A Seat

“Spell-binding and magical”

“Entertaining and imaginative”
County Woman

Newstyle Radio

“A magical tale”
The Reviews Hub


David Albury Ensemble / Aslan puppeteer
Thomas Aldridge Mr Beaver / Ensemble
Charles Armstrong Professor / Father Christmas / Ensemble
Danielle Bird Ensemble
James Charlton Ensemble / Aslan puppeteer
Leonie Elliott Susan Pevensie / Ensemble
Emilie Fleming Lucy Pevensie
Emily Goodenough Ensemble / Movement Captain
Michael Lanni Peter Pevensie / Ensemble
Allison Mckenzie White Witch / Mrs MacCready / Ensemble
Sophia Nomvete Mrs Beaver / Ensemble
Jo Servi Mr Tumnus / Ensemble
Nuno Silva Aslan / Ensemble
James Thackeray Edmund Pevensie


Director Tessa Walker
Designer Jamie Vartan
Musical Supervisor and Arranger Tim Jackson
Lighting Designer Colin Grenfell
Sound Designer Emma Laxton
Musical Director Neil MacDonald
Movement Director Polly Bennett
Puppets Director Mervyn Millar
Assistant Director Christa Harris
Puppets Designed by Mervyn Millar & Jo Lakin
Magic Consultant Richard Pinner
Casting Director Polly Jerrold

Date Time Venue Notes Prices Booking

The HOUSE at The REP

  • Address: Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EP
  • The HOUSE is The REP’s largest auditorium, seating over 800 people. Wheelchair seating is available at the front and midway up on Row L.

    Built on democratic principals with no circle or boxes and with a saucer shaped rake, The HOUSE is designed so that all seats have a great view of the action.

  • Box Office: 0121 236 4455
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