Butterfly Lion Press Night Cast by JenkinsMcShane CDG

Date - 30 August, 2013, All News Press Nights Theatre

The casting directors behind the Tony and Oliver award winning show, War Horse have now collated a cast for another Michael Morpurgo story on stage, The Butterfly Lion.

Ahead of its nationwide tour, The Butterfly Lion will premier at the Mercury Theatre in Colchester, produced by Bill Kenwright Ltd. Arguably Morpurgo’s finest books, a widely loved and multi award-winning tale now as a brand new stage adaptation, featuring storytelling, original music and puppetry.

Starring Gwen Taylor, the story goes from the African veld to the battlefields of First World War France, following the adventures of Bertie and the White Lion as they strive to find sanctuary amongst devastating adversity.

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