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The Witches

Roald Dahl’s The Witches, adapted for the stage by David Wood. Directed by Bear Pit Artistic Director David Mears

This is a faithful adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic story in which Boy and his Grandmother defeat the Grand High Witch and her followers, who are holding a Conference in an English seaside hotel. During the struggle, Boy gets turned into a mouse.

The Witches are nothing like the ones who wear pointed hats and fly on broomsticks – they look very much like ordinary women, which helps their deception. The play offers many opportunities for illusions and inventive puppetry. Humour is provided by the vulgar Jenkins family, whose son, Bruno, also becomes a mouse.

“While the kids will be thrilled by the dazzling illusions and the complex puppetry, their parents will be no less engaged by the sly humor that lurks within this ostensibly frivolous confection.” – What’s On

Playing at The Bear Pit Theatre, Rother Street from (     ) 2017- tickets available via the Bear Pit Website www.thebearpit.org.uk, in person from the RSC box office from 10am Mon - Sun or our ticket hotline 01789 403416 Mon - Sat 10am - 6pm.

The Witches is a Bear Pit Theatre Company production

 


Schedule

Date Time
Friday 1st December7.30pm
Saturday 2nd December2.30pm
Saturday 2nd December7.30pm
Monday 4th December7.30pm
Tuesday 5th December7.30pm
Wednesday 6th December7.30pm
Thursday 7th December7.30pm
Friday 8th December7.30pm
Saturday 9th December7.30pm

Contact information and location

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The Witches

Tel: 01789 403416 tix

Website: www.thebearpit.org.uk

Contact Information

Tel: 01789 403416 tix

Prices

£12 (£10 concessions - under 18's £6)