Paying Tribute to Jill Murphy

The children’s author passed away last month following a battle with cancer. Emma Clarendon takes a look at why her books are so endearing. When I heard about Jill Murphy passing away, I felt a deep sadness for the child who genuinely loved her books and illustrations which were always so filled with warmth, humour… Read More

REVIEW: The Worst Witch, Vaudeville Theatre

Wickedly fun, The Worst Witch is delightfully (and suitably) magical to keep the audience thoroughly engaged. Having grown up reading Jill Murphy’s original stories about Mildred Hubble, I’m really pleased to report that this stage adaptation by Emma Reeves retains the fun and chaos of the stories, while the performances of all the cast keep… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for West End Transfer of The Worst Witch

The cast for the London run of The Worst Witch, which will play at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 24th July, has been confirmed. Reprising their roles in Theresa Heskins’ production will be: Rosie Abraham (Peter Pan Goes Wrong) as Ethel; Danielle Bird (Alice’s Adventures Underground) as Mildred; Molly-Grace Cutler (We’ll Live and Die in These Towns) as Miss Bat; Meg Forgan (We’ll Live and… Read More

NEWS: The Worst Witch to Play in the West End

The production will play at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 24th July until the 8th August. Based on Jill Murphy’s beloved books following the adventures of Mildred Hubble, The Worst Witch will play at the Vaudeville Theatre for seven weeks only from the 24th July. Adapted for the stage by Emma Reeves (who won a Royal… Read More