Step inside a spectacular world of mythical creatures, sparkling spells and an epic battle between good and evil as CS Lewis’ classic story is brought to life on the Rose Theatre stage in an exhilarating new production.“
Ooh, do you feel goosebumps running along your spine when you read this description of Kingston-Upon-Thames’ Rose Theatre production of the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe?
I recently dug out my well-thumbed copy of the CS Lewis classic. As a child, I had read and re-read it until the pages started to fall out. The talking animals, snowy woods and enchanted Turkish delight were evocative of Christmas treats; this book was a delectable feast for a young child’s imagination. And the Rose, a friendly theatre on the banks of the Thames in Surrey, will feature a Christmas run of the classic tale, from Sunday 30 November until Sunday 4 Jan.
The story has been adapted for the stage by Theresa Heskins, is directed by Ciaran McConville and features young actors from the Rose Youth Theatre. As described by the Rose, CS Lewis’s tale is full of magic and mystery, peril and love: