Royal & Derngate announces Christmas double bill of world premieres for its Made in Northampton 2017 season. 7 April 2017

Royal & Derngate’s Artistic Director James Dacre has confirmed two world premieres for the venue’s Christmas line up this year, augmenting its Made in Northampton season. The Royal’s Christmas Show for 2017 will be a vivid new version of The Jungle Book by acclaimed playwright Jessica Swale, directed by Max Webster, with dramaturgy by Indhu Rubasingham. A world premiere adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Lydia MonksThe Singing Mermaid will also play in the venue’s Underground Studio with original music by Barb Jungr and puppetry from Little Angel Theatre

For further details, see the full press release here