Les Petits Theatre Company and ebp in association with Creature of London are delighted to announce the cast of “ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND”. The critically acclaimed immersive theatre experience created and directed specifically for children aged 5 to 10 returns from 13 May 2017 to 3 September 2017, with press morning on Saturday 20 May 2017.
The cast consists of Benedict Chambers (Twelfth Night, Mr Popper’s Penguins, Adventures in Wonderland), Adam Collier (The Railway Children, Henry V, Adventures in Wonderland), Liam Harkins (Captured, Love of the Nightingale), Susanna Jennings (The Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie, The Gruffalo), Hannah Miller (Blackbird, Peter Pan), Chandni Mistry (A Colder Water Than Here, Wonderful Wizard of Oz), Angelina Reilly-Szostak (Goosebumps Alive, Adventures in Wonderland) and Noah Young (Mary Rose, What Lovely Weather).
Pushing the boundaries of children’s theatre “ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND” allows families to explore Wonderland up close, in an immense multi-room set in the Vaults under Waterloo station. In this hour long show, children will play a part in controlling their own experience, as they search for Alice, who is missing in Wonderland. On entering Wonderland you will either ‘Eat me’ or ‘Drink Me’, which determines your unique path. Tumble with the Tweedle twins; follow the White Rabbit and take Tea with the Hatter at the Maddest Tea Party of all!
“ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND” was originally conceived as a celebration of the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s classic novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and is adapted for the stage by Oliver Lansley and Anthony Spargo and directed by Emma Earle.
Oliver Lansley is the founder of Les Enfants Terribles and co-founder of Les Petits and is an actor, TV show creator and scriptwriter. He has developed work for the BBC, Channel 4 and HBO Drama and co-created the BBC 2 series Whites and the Rose d’Or nominated ITV2 series FM. As an actor, he’s best known for playing Kenny Everett in the BAFTA-winning The Best Possible Taste for which he was nominated for Best Actor at the RTS Awards. His other credits include: The Wrong Mans, Sherlock and Misfits. As a playwright, his work includes The Infant, The Terrible Infants, The Trench, Ernest and The Pale Moon and The Vaudevillains.
Anthony Spargo trained as an actor at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. He has co-written various theatre productions including Anyone for Tea, The Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie, The Time Portal and The Fantastical Flying Exploratory Laboratory.
Emma Earle is a director and producer, and associate director Les Enfant Terribles, she is also the co-Artistic director of Pins and Needles. For Pins and Needles, Emma is developing a new adaptation of The Little Mermaid with writer Bea Roberts. The show premieres this Christmas at the egg theatre in Bath.
Her adaptations of Mr Popper’s Penguins (New York/West End) and Raymond Briggs’ books The Bear and Father Christmas are being remounted in 2017.
Emma’s credits for Les Enfants Terribles include: Dinner At The Twits’, The Fantastical Flying Exploratory Laboratory, The Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie, Captain Flinn And The Pirate Dinosaurs, and Ernest And The Pale Moon.
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