New Mary Poppins Movie Sequel Announced

Mary Poppins the film

Whilst not strictly on the subject of British Theatre, we thought this news item might be of interest with the new national tour of Mary Poppins kicking off in a few short weeks. It has been announced today that Disney is developing a new live action film that will be a sequel to the studios beloved 1964 original film Mary Poppins. The film is to be directed by Rob Marshall (Into The Woods, Chicago, Nine) with Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Smash, Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) in charge of writing original songs. David Magee (Finding Neverland) will write the screenplay. Marc Shaiman today in a post to his Facebook page said “Scott & I have been holding onto this secret for a month and I can finally now post …the greatest news I could have ever imagined. For those who saw the video … Read more

Mary Poppins – Further Tour Dates Announced

Mary Poppins

A further three stops have been announced on the forthcoming tour of the sward-winning musical Mary Poppins. In addition to dates in Leicester, Bristol, Bublin, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Southampton, Mary will now also fly into Norwich, Plymouth and Newcastle. Casting for the tour will be announced soon. Dates and on sale details are shown on our Mary Poppins tour page.

Mary Poppins UK Tour

Mary Poppins Tour 2016

CLICK FOR MARY POPPINS TOUR DATES & TICKETS BELOW Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce that their multi award-winning musical Mary Poppins will embark on a tour of the UK and Ireland, opening at Leicester Curve on Tuesday 13 October 2015. Cameron Mackintosh said  “It’s hard to believe that it is already 11 years since Mary Poppins first landed on the London stage. My goodness……time flies even faster than our beloved Nanny! I’m delighted to be bringing her back to the UK and for the first time to Dublin, after spreading her magic around the world. Since we originally staged the production we have found even more magical ways to stage this timeless tale and I’m sure you will find our new Mary practically perfect in every way”. The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane has been triumphantly and spectacularly brought … Read more

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