The King and I         23th to 27th of October 2018

 

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The King and I

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's

The King and I

Music by RICHARD RODGERS,
Book and Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II

Based on "Anna and the King of Siam" by Margaret Landon,
Original Choreography by Jerome Robbins

Rodgers & Hammerstein's highly celebrated musical set in 1860's Bangkok tells the moving story of the experience of Anna, a British school teacher hired as a governess as part of the King of Siam's idea to modernise his country.
A celebration of love in all its forms, we see the desperation of forbidden love; the love of a neglected wife; and although on the surface we witness an amusing conflict between Anna and the King as East meets West, love creeps up on them, which neither can admit or accept. A timeless classic, from the company that brought you the recent award winning productions of The Drowsy Chaperone and Parade


Listen to Elods' chairman Mark Shaw discussing the production with Cheshunt Radios's Mark Bilsby here

Cast & Creatives

Production Team

Artistic Director: Rich Stoughton
Music Director: Mark Newport
Choreographer: Emma Bell
Stage Manager: Frank Bundle
Production Manager: Fiona Corden
Production Secretary: Greta Jenkins
Costumes: Hilary Thorne
Lesley Clay: Props
Front of House: Michelle Shaw

Band

Flute:Jennie Small
Clarinet 1: Claire Frost
Clarinet 2: Mark Hayes
Trumpet: Sam Lewis
Horn: Eddie Morgan
Trombone: Matt Quick
Violin 1:Lucia D'Avanzo-Lewis
Violin 2: Inga Franks
Viola: Sebastien Lee
Bass: Alan Coughlan
Drums: Adam Cowburn
Percussion: Kieran Newport
Piano/MD: Mark Newport

Cast List:

King of Siam: David Macklin
Anna Leonowens: Naomi Delamore
The Kralahome: Richard Hutchinson
Captain Orton: Gregor Lusty
Sir Edward Ramsay: Mark Tobin
Lun Tha: Steve Berman
Tuptim: Jude Stoughton
Lady Thiang: Sarah Henderson
The Interpreter: David Watts
Phra Alak: Mark Shaw
Guard: Les Gershman
Wives: Stef Carpenter, Clare Viccars, Helen Wikeley,
Emily Kennedy Neal, Debbie Connor, Mel Ryde, Jemma Hickman
Bethany Newport, Jada O'Geare,
Vocals: Mar Copues Out, Louise Newport

...and 17 children from the local area

Reviews and comments

Well done to you all for another wonderful production. I loved it, as ever. The direction, singing and performances were all excellent.

Well done absolutely everyone on another fabulous show!

Hey guys! I was in last night, unfortunately was taken ill after interval and had to go home. Thoroughly enjoyed the 1st act and well done to all.

Huge congratulations to all

A huge well done to everyone involved with The King and I. Another fab show.

Great show. Great music, great singing, great acting. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

please forward our congratulations on a fantastic performance to all your friends because we all so enjoyed this production from start to finish. It was amazing!xx

It was fabulous! Please tell them well done!

please forward our congratulations on a fantastic performance to all your friends because we all so enjoyed this production from start to finish. It was amazing!xx

It was fabulous! Please tell them well done!

Thoroughly enjoyed the show last night- children were charming . Lots of super singing and great acting. Loved it

Loved The King and I. Great casting and choreography. Costumes were stunning. So thrilled for you to see the theatre full. Enjoy the rest of your run


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