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The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

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Direct from the West End comes the most magical of shows for Christmas…

Step through the wardrobe into the kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land.

This is just a must-see family treat. It is magical, mystical and spectacular”
Express and Star

Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to Mr Tumnus, the talking Faun, Aslan the unforgettable Lion, and battle the cold and cruel White Witch!

visual spectacle left me breathless”
★★★★★ Birmingham Live

★★★★Theatre and Tonic

a stunning experience”
★★★★★ Brum Hour

This breath-taking stage show of C.S. Lewis’ classic novel comes to Birmingham direct from the West End. With magical storytelling, bewitching stagecraft and incredible puppets, it is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages.

A fantastical family treat”
★★★★ The Telegraph

A new-look Narnia delivers deep magic”
★★★★ The Observer

An exhilarating production, spellbinding spectacle and perfect puppetry”
★★★★ The Guardian


From £24.50

Based on the novel by

C.S. Lewis

Directed by

Michael Fentiman

Based on the original production by

Sally Cookson

Age Guideline

For everyone 6+ and their families

Running time

2 hours 30 minutes including interval

Content Advice

Please note, this production contains depictions of fighting and weapons. This production also features loud noises, haze and strobe lighting.

Please note

This production contains moments of complete darkness, flashing lights, haze and smoke effects.

Access Performances

Audio Described: Wed 3 Jan 2pm & Fri 19 Jan 7pm (described by Julia Grundy and Carolyn Smith)

Free Touch Tours are available to book before each Audio Described performance. 

BSL Interpreted: Fri 29 Dec 2pm & Sat 20 Jan 2pm (interpreted by Harjit Jagdev)

Captioned: All performances (captioned by Stef Bell)

Relaxed: Thu 28 Dec 2pm & Thu 25 Jan 10.15am


Fees & Charges

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Picnic Boxes

Lunch is sorted! Why not add a children’s picnic box to your order for £6.75?

Includes: Sandwich: Cheese or Chicken (Halal), carton of juice, doughnut, crisps, and a colouring in sheet.

Picnic Boxes are available to purchase as an add on to tickets up to midday on the Friday before your performance date.


Creative Team


Michael Fentiman

Based on the Original Production by

Sally Cookson

Set & Costume Design

Tom Paris

Original Set & Costume Designer

Rae Smith

Lighting Designer

Jack Knowles

Sound Designer

Tom Marshall


Benji Bower
Barnaby Race

Composition and Musical Supervision

Barnaby Race

Live Orchestrations

Barnaby Race and Samuel Wilson


Shannelle “Tali” Fergus

Original Puppetry Direction

Toby Olié

Puppetry Design

Max Humphries

Aerial Direction

Gwen Hales

Magic and Illusions

Chris Fisher

Fight Direction

Jonathan Holby

Wigs, Hair and Make-Up Designer

Susanna Peretz

Casting Director

Will Burton CDG

Musical Director

Ben Goddard

Original Sound Design by

Ian Dickinson and Gareth Tucker at Autograph

Original Movement Direction

Dan Canham

Original Writer in the Room & Dramaturg

Adam Peck

Lead Associate Director

James Càllas Ball

Associate Lighting Designer

Emily Irish

Associate Director and Associate Puppetry Director

Oliver Grant

Associate Magic and Illusions

Preston Nyman

Associate Fight Director

Owain Gwynn

Resident Director

Millie Foy

Production Manager

Phoebe Bath

First performed at Leeds Playhouse in 2017

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