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The hit family show ‘Room on the Broom’ will fly into the Brindley Theatre, Runcorn on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May.

It is an adaptation of the best-selling book of the same name by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, published by Macmillan Children’s Books, for the stage.

The Olivier Award nominated production tells the story of a friendly witch, her cat and three loveable animals who take to the skies on a broom and face a fearsome dragon in this magical, musical adventure.

With enchanting puppetry, original sing-along songs and scary fun, “Room on the Broom” is ideal for families with children aged three and up.

The cast of Room on the Broom includes Amy Harris as ‘Witch’, Emma Crowley-Bennett as ‘Cat’; Charlie Guest as ‘Dog’ and ‘Frog’; Andrew Mudie as ‘Bird’ and the ‘Dragon’; and Alastair Chisholm completes the cast as understudy and Assistant Stage Manager.

The show is produced and created by the critically acclaimed theatre company Tall Stories. The company was founded by Artistic Directors Olivia Jacobs and Toby Mitchell in 1997 and this year, celebrated its 21st birthday.

Tall Stories previous productions include The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Emily Brown and The Thing, The Snail and The Whale and The Snow Dragon.

Show times are at 1.30pm on Saturday and 10.30am and 1.30pm on Sunday. Tickets are £17.50, £15.50 from www.thebrindley.org.uk and the box office on 0151 907 8360. Groups Tickets for 10 plus are also available from the box office.