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The Jungle Book

Production shot of The Jungle Book

A new musical adaptation of Rudyard KiplingŪs classic tales

Premiere December 7th, 2009 The Castle Wellingborough
Music: Richard Taylor
Book: Stephen Plaice
Lyrics: Stephen Plaice and Richard Taylor
Director: Nik Ashton
Designer: Carl Davies
Lighting design: Heath Garrioch
Sound design Kai Fallon.

Cast: Kane Andrews, Owain Rhys Davies, Mona Goodwin, Juliet Gough, Alun Hill, Spencer James, Jonathan Penton, Philip Scutt, Rachel Dodson, Amelia-Rose Morgan

'The Castle and Director Nik Ashton produce a tremendous family musical in The Jungle Book, which is without doubt the must-have ticket this season in the Northamptonshire area.

Certainly a take on The Lion King, with its costume style and animal movements, but it is highly individual in its story telling, music and lyrics. This is one show I could easily see again.

Jonathan Penton creates a warm and affectionate Baloo, Spencer James a nasty but friendly Shere Khan, and Owain Rhys Davies a humorous Tabaqui. Juliet Gough was very feline as panther Bagheera, and Mona Goodwin a very beautiful Lakshmi. Alun Hill was a terrific Mowgli with his wolf and human characteristics.

To top this off, you hear every word of the dialogue and every cast member seemed to have a fabulous singing voice. There really is not a weak link in this production and I could wax lyrical about it for many a paragraph. Congratulation go to The Castle for a wonderful eveningŪs entertainment.'

Caroline Morris The Stage