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B*Witched star coming to the Towngate

23rd October 2019
Posted by Aston Avery

Anton Benson Productions Ltd are proud to present a brand new musical adaptation of The Snow Queen, which will be appearing at Towngate Theatre, Basildon on Saturday 9 November @ 11.30am and 2.30pm. This is the perfect pre-Christmas family treat, ideal for ages 5+.

B*Witched singer Edele Lynch, who will star as the titular ‘Snow Queen’, will also play ‘Grandmother’ and‘Robber Lady’. The rest of the cast comprises of Eva McKenna as ‘Gerda’; James Hastings as ‘Kai’ and ‘Crow’;Nuala McGowan as ‘Robber Girl’ and ‘Old Lady’; Christopher Jeffries as ‘Hobgoblin’, ‘Reindeer’ and‘Grandfather’; Benjamin Mowbray as ‘Ensemble’.

Producer Anton Benson said 

“Audiences can expect a magical re-imagining of this classic Hans Christian Andersen story, filled with infectious melodies, intriguing illusions and a sprinkling of puppetry, all brought to life by an ensemble of actor-musicians.”

Written by Robert Marsden, with music and lyrics by Rebecca Applin. The production is directed by Kirstie Davis, with musical direction by Rebecca Applin and design by Lara Booth.

Aston spoke to Edele Lynch, to discuss the show and her background with the group B*Witched.