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About Mary Poppins

It's a jolly holiday with Mary Poppins in town! Mary Poppins is at the Prince Edward Theatre. See Mary Poppins before the musical closes in January 2023.

Join Mary Poppins as she flies on her umbrella all the way to Cherry Tree Lane. When she knocks on the Banks' door, Jane and Michael Banks can't believe their luck. As the magical nanny leads them on a whole host of unbelievable adventures, they're joined by jack-of-all-trades Bert.

A sequel to the original Mary Poppins film was released in December 2018. Mary Poppins Returns sees Poppins return to the Banks household following a family tragedy. With a 54 year gap between the original film and this sequel, it is the longest gap between live-action film sequels in history.

Who wrote Mary Poppins?

The Mary Poppins musical is based on the much-loved children's books by P. L. Travers and the 1964 Disney film of the same name. Julian Fellowes' book blends the original stories with the acclaimed film to create a new and iconic stage adventure. Mary Poppins features music and lyrics by the Sherman Brothers, with additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.

The original production was directed by Richard Eyre along with co-direction and choreography by Matthew Bourne and Stephen Mear. The production had an out of town tryout in Bristol before opening in the West End in December 2004 at the Prince Edward Theatre, making it the only Disney musical to premiere in the UK.

Who played Mary Poppins on stage?

Zizi Strallen plays Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins London. The original cast featured Laura Michelle Kelly in the role of Mary Poppins for which she went on to win the 2005 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical.

How long is the Mary Poppins musical?

The Mary Poppins musical runs for 2 hours and 50 minutes, including a 15-minute interval. Matinee performances begin at 2:30pm and evening performances begin at 7:30pm.

Run time

2hrs 50mins (inc. interval)

Start date

23rd October, 2019

End date

8th January, 2023




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310 Reviews

Kent 2

Kent 2

208 Reviews | 75 Followers
Must see, Enchanting, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You’ve never seen the legendary Petula Clark, still stopping the show at age 89.

Don’t see it if Family musicals are not your thing.



46 Reviews | 8 Followers
Entertaining, Quirky, Great staging

See it if you're a fan of the Sherman Brothers songs and the basic plot of the film it's based on. Great sets and amazing choreographies.

Don’t see it if you expect an accurate adaptation of the film. The musical is supposed to be closer to the books, although it uses the Disney songs



31 Reviews | 2 Followers
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if Wonderful family friendly show with a great cast and fabulous staging. Clever use of the stage and great dancing.

Don’t see it if You have no taste!

Alex 9201

Alex 9201

32 Reviews | 8 Followers
Great staging, Resonant, Enchanting

See it if If you are a fan of Disney and love seeing magic on stage. The story also has emotional weight to appeal to an adult audience.

Don’t see it if If you don’t like Disney movies on stage.

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Production note
Children under 5 will not be admitted into the theatre. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by and sat next to the accompanying adult. They may not sit on their own in the auditorium. Your name and email address will be passed on to the venue.

Stars on stage

Mary Poppins cast and creative team

By: Based on the stories by P.L. Travers and the 1964 Walt Disney film. Book by Julian Fellowes
Producer: Thomas Schumacher for Disney Theatrical Productions, and Cameron Mackintosh
Director: Richard Eyre, co-direction by Matthew Bourne
Songs by: Music and lyrics by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman; Additional new songs, music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
Cast list: Zizi Strallen, Charlie Stemp, Charlie Anson, Amy Griffiths, Petula Clark, Liz Robertson, Claire Machin, Jack North, Paul F. Monaghan, Alistair Beattie, Lydia Boulton, Sam Brown, Stan Doughty, Mark Goldthorp, Peter Houston, Jacqueline Hughes, Jason Kajdi, Francesca Lara Gordon, Chloe Macgregor, Kris Manuel, Tania Mathurin, Robbie McMillan, Laura Medforth, Beatrice Penny-Touré, Alex Pinder, Johnny Randall, Christine Tucker, Scott Waugh, Taela Yeomans-Brown, Yves Adang, Danielle Delys, Joseph Dockree, Charlie Donnelly, Lyndsey Gardiner, Hannah-Faith Marram, Joe Press and Ben Redfern, Mila Carlton-Paterson, Sophie Hartley-Booth, Arabella McDermott, Alex Munden, Molly Pearson, Cian Eagle-Service, George Hamblin, Oscar Noble, Sebastian Selwood and Joseph Sharpe
Lighting: Howard Harrison
Design: Bob Crowley
Choreography: Matthew Bourne, with additional choreography by Stephen Mear
Costume: Bob Crowley


28 Old Compton Street, London, United Kingdom, W1D 4HS


Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross
Bus numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, 19, 38; (Charing Cross Road) 24, 29, 176
Night bus numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N5, N19, N20, N38; (Charing Cross Road) 24, 176, N29, N41, N279
Car park: Chinatown (3mins)
Directions from tube: (5mins) Take Charing Cross Road until you reach the crossroads with Shaftesbury Avenue. Passing the Palace Theatre, take Langley Mow on the left and follow it on.

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