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Howl's Moving Castle

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Davy and Kristin McGuire, writer Mike Sizemore and composer Fyfe Dangerfield bring Diana Wynne Jones' award-winning novel to the stage.

Sophie is an 18 year old girl who toils in the hat shop opened years ago by her late father. One day she finds she has unexpectedly angered the evil Witch of the Waste and finds herself trapped within a spell that turns the young Sophie into an old woman.

Sophie takes shelter in the home of Howl, a strange but flamboyant wizard whose magical castle can move between various lands and dimensions powered by Calcifer, a fire demon. She embarks on a journey to break her own spell and the one binding Howl and Calcifer together only to discover that there is a lot more to heartless Howl than meets the eye.

Fusing live action and pioneering projection, this family show - adapted by local writer Mike Sizemore - recreates the magic of Diana Wynne Jones' classic novel.

The cast includes: Daniel Ings. Kristin McGuire. Sue Sheridan. Jamie Wilkes. Featuring the voice of Stephen Fry as the narrator.

  • Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Sat 3pm + other matinees
  • £16 (conc £14); family ticket £50

The Vault

Southwark Playhouse
77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD
infowhat's on @map

Box office: 020 7407 0234

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