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The Jungle Book archiveOne of literature's most enduring classics is brought vividly to the stage in this exciting adventure of Mowgli who is raised by caring wolves, befriended by Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear, and threatened by Shere Khan, the sinister tiger. In this action packed play, filled with excitement and humour, The Jungle Book highlights the struggle of good versus evil, the worth of friendship and the importance of loyalty and other values required for surviving the 'law of the jungle'. Ths tour is to co-incide with the 75th anniversary of Kipling's death.
Performers Samuel Hargreaves (Mowgli), Rob Hughes (Baloo), Natasha Lewis (Raksha), Iwan Tudor (Akela), Craig Painting (Tabaqui), Laura Waggot (Kaa), Peter Sowerbutts (Shere Khan), Zephryn Taitte (Bagheera), Jennifer O'Neill (Taak), Joe Sterling (Luna).
Book by Rudyard Kipling. Company The Birmingham Stage Company. Adapted by Stuart Paterson. Director Neal Foster. Design Jacqueline Trousdale. Music BB Cooper. Orchestration Gidon Fineman. Lyrics Barb Jungr. Choreographer Kenn Oldfield. Sound Nick Sagar. Lighting Jason Taylor.

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book (Play) production archive for QTIX code T917699717. Details of all The Jungle Book archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S686510611

Archive Listings

30 Nov 11
to
21 Jan 12
Old Rep
Birmingham
West Midlands
22 Nov 11
to
26 Nov 11
The Hawth
Crawley
West Sussex
15 Nov 11
to
19 Nov 11
New Victoria Theatre
Woking
Surrey
8 Nov 11
to
12 Nov 11
Waterside Theatre
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
1 Nov 11
to
5 Nov 11
New Wimbledon Theatre
Outer London
Greater London
18 Oct 11
to
22 Oct 11
Regent Theatre
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
11 Oct 11
to
15 Oct 11
Pavilions
Plymouth
Devon
4 Oct 11
to
8 Oct 11
Grand Opera House
York
North Yorkshire
27 Sep 11
to
1 Oct 11
Churchill Theatre
Bromley
Kent
20 Sep 11
to
24 Sep 11
Alexandra Theatre
Birmingham
West Midlands
13 Sep 11
to
17 Sep 11
Theatr Brycheiniog (Brecon Theatre)
Brecon
Powys
14 Jul 11
to
17 Jul 11
Arts Theatre
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
5 Jul 11
to
9 Jul 11
Alhambra Theatre
Bradford
West Yorkshire
28 Jun 11
to
2 Jul 11
Assembly Hall Theatre
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
21 Jun 11
to
25 Jun 11
Richmond Theatre
Outer London
Greater London
14 Jun 11
to
18 Jun 11
Belgrade Theatre
Coventry
West Midlands
7 Jun 11
to
11 Jun 11
Buxton Opera House
Buxton
Derbyshire
31 May 11
to
4 Jun 11
Sheffield Theatres
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
24 May 11
to
28 May 11
New Theatre
Cardiff
Glamorgan
17 May 11
to
21 May 11
Watford Palace Theatre
Watford
Hertfordshire
10 May 11
to
14 May 11
Darlington Hippodrome (formerly Civic Theatre)
Darlington
County Durham
26 Apr 11
to
30 Apr 11
Theatre Royal
Brighton
East Sussex
19 Apr 11
to
23 Apr 11
The Playhouse
Oxford
Oxfordshire
12 Apr 11Curve
Leicester
Leicestershire
6 Apr 11
to
9 Apr 11
Old Rep
Birmingham
West Midlands

UKTW News/Reviews

News:
14Oct11:

User Reviews

Kate (14Oct11): I have just been to see this production and although I appreciate the hard work that has gone into putting on a performance like this, I really feel it could have been made a lot more child friendly. I went in a group with 6 children aged 3 up to 12 and unfortunately not one of them enjoyed it. The start of the show was quite dark and scared the little ones, the costumes were a little too ‘artistic’ and the children couldn’t relate to the characters and they didn’t sing any Jungle Book songs, especially Bea

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