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Bedknobs & Broomsticks in Salford

Published: 15 March 2022
Reporter: David Upton

Bedknobs & Broomsticks

Bedknobs and Broomsticks has flown into The Lowry in Salford until this Saturday.

Dianne Pilkington stars as Miss Eglantine Price, the role immortalised on film by Angela Lansbury.

With original songs by the legendary Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), including "Portobello Road", "The Age Of Not Believing", "The Beautiful Briny" and new music and lyrics by Neil Bartram and book by Brian Hill, Bedknobs and Broomsticks has been brought to life by theatre-makers Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison.

When the three orphaned Rawlins children are reluctantly evacuated from wartime London to live with the mysterious Eglantine Price, they have no idea what adventures lie ahead.