A Kidnapped Santa Claus : family theatre

17 Dec

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

£5 per person

Event details

Join us for an afternoon of family theatre and enjoy A Wonderful Adventure’s adaptation of A Kidnapped Santa Claus.

Saturday 17 December

Curtain Up: 3pm

£5 per ticket

Santa Claus has been making children happy the world over! So happy, in fact, that very few misbehave any more. But the wicked Daemon has a plan to make the kids naughty again. Kidnapping Santa Claus!

Can Whisk the elf free Santa and save Christmas itself?

Anyone aged 3 or older will enjoy A Kidnapped Santa Claus, which is described as Wizard of Oz author L. Frank Baum’s most beautiful story.

After the performance children and those young at heart can enjoy a short workshop based on the performance.

Join us on Saturday 17 December for a performance that will delight children and adults alike!

Fun for the whole family this production is performed by theatre company, A Wonderful Adventure. They specialise in the fantastical, magical and historical.

The Cast

George C Francis trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating in 2007 with a distinction in acting. He has performed in and directed a wide variety of productions. He recently played Jamie in Monsteers production of “The Feeling” at the Other Palace, Toad in “The Wind in the Willows”, Father in “Twas the Night Before Christmas” and Dickon in “The Secret Garden”. Other roles include the title character in “Macbeth”, Ganya in “The Idiot”, Leontes in “The Winter’s Tale”, Ivan in “Ward no. 6” Benedick in “Much Ado About Nothing”, Bob in Cutlery Wars”, Mercutio in “Romeo and Juliet”, Beast in “Beauty and The Beast”, and Scrooge in “Grumpy Old Scrooge”. He has led and facilitated several workshops for young people, and people with special needs.

Halie Darling graduated from LJMU with a first-class BA Hons in drama. She has performed and produced in the West End, One of the performances she worked on won a West End Talks Award. Halie has performed in many productions as an actor, as well as directing and producing. Recent credits include The Witch in “Room on the Broom”, Mel in Monsteers production of “The Feeling” at The Other Palace, Mrs Fletcher in “Cold Delivery”, Ratty in “The Wind in the Willows”, Mary Lennox in “The Secret Garden”, Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” and Amelia in “Amelia Earhart at the Edge of the Stars”, Halie starred in “Alien: Escape” aside the legendary monster from the Alien franchise. She played Mrs Lovett from Sweeney Todd on Strictly Come Dancing, ITV. She has led and facilitated workshops for adults and children and people with special needs.