The Jungle Book

Tue 13 Feb to Sat 17 Feb 2018

PLAYHOUSE

£32 - £10

An exciting new adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s family classic

The Jungle Book is loved as a wild and fun tale of family, belonging and identity. This brand new show is packed with colourful characters, memorable songs and brilliant storytelling.

Mowgli the man cub battles for survival in this heart-warming coming-of-age story about a boy raised by wolves in the jungle.

This unforgettable adventure is adapted by the Olivier Award-winning Jessica Swale (Nell Gwynn), features live music on stage created by Joe Stilgoe and is directed by Max Webster (The Lorax, The Old Vic).

A Children’s Touring Partnership and Royal & Derngate, Northampton co-production

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Cast

Rachel Dawson - Kaa, Grey, Musician

Rachel Dawson

Kaa, Grey, Musician

Lloyd Gorman - Shere Khan, Mishti, Musician

Lloyd Gorman

Shere Khan, Mishti, Musician

T J Holmes - Hiran, Mugger, Musician

T J Holmes

Hiran, Mugger, Musician

Ruri James - Ikki, Samar, Chil, Deer

Ruri James

Ikki, Samar, Chil, Deer

Avita Jay - Raksha, Snicker

Avita Jay

Raksha, Snicker

Keziah Joseph - Mowgli

Keziah Joseph

Mowgli

Chipo Kureya - Leela, Twitster

Chipo Kureya

Leela, Twitster

Dyfrig Morris - Balloo, Musician

Dyfrig Morris

Balloo, Musician

Deborah Oyelade - Bagheera

Deborah Oyelade

Bagheera

Tripti Tripuraneni - Akela, Larker

Tripti Tripuraneni

Akela, Larker

Diogo Gomes - Percussion

Diogo Gomes

Percussion

Company

Writer Jessica Swale

Composer Joe Stilgoe

Lyrics Jessica Swale & Joe Stilgoe

Director Max Webster

Set & Costume Designer Peter McKintosh

Orchestrator & Musical Supervisor Paul Herbert

Choreographer Lizzie Gee

Lighting Designer Charles Balfour

Sound Designer Matt McKenzie for Autograph

Puppetry Director & Designer Nick Barnes

Fight Director Kate Waters

Associate Director Neil Bull

Assistant Choreographer Iona Holland

Casting Director Anji Carroll

Reviews

The Jungle Book

“Fresh and fun”
“Big show entertainment”
“This scores as a good family night out”

The Jungle Book

★★★★★
“Brilliant new work of Joe Stilgoe”
“catchy, foot-tapping tunes”

The Jungle Book // reviews

“Fresh, ambitious and inventive”
The Times

“Fresh and fun”
“Big show entertainment”
“This scores as a good family night out”
Nene Quirer

★★★★★
“The show is fantastic, a show of true friendship between species. The ending is heart-warming, and I must admit my eyes almost started to leak with happiness.”
Whatsgoodtodo.co.uk

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