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Witches, The

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About the Show Less...

Roald Dahl's thrilling tale of dastardly dames. Read More >

The Witches follows the adventures of a seven-year-old boy and his mystically-endowed gran who battle with real-life witches, led by the gloriously vile Grand High Witch. Plotting to get rid of all the children in England, she has a hideous plan to take over all the sweet shops, poison the children with chocolate and transform them into mice. All of which seems more than a little unfair.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 20/04/2005

Closing Night: 24/04/2005

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Cast & Creative


Dilys Laye, Giles Cooper, Isabel Ford, Chris Hawley, James Hirst, Peter Holdway, Katerina Jugati, Camilla Mathias, Keith Saha , Catherine Skinner


Director - Jonathan Church

Producer - David Wood Company and Ambassador Theatre Group in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company

Designer - Simon Higlett

Choreographer - Jenny Arnold

Lighting Designer - Mark Jonathan

Set Designer - (Illusions Director): Paul Kieve;

Sound - Mark Jonathan

Author - Roald Dahl

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