The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: 2015

by CS Lewis
adapted for the stage by Theresa Heskins

Company: Royal Lyceum Theatre Company
Venue: Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh
Director: Andrew Panton
Designer: Becky Minto
Choreographer: EJ Boyle
Composer: Claire McKenzie
Lyricist: Scott Gilmour

Photos: Tommy Ga-Ken Wan


Press Quotes

with Becky Minto’s magical design and Simon Wilkinson’s superb lighting often conspiring to take the breath away

Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman

an impressive feat of theatrical light and shade from the off

Neil Cooper, The Herald

magnificent fighting scenes, expertly aided by Simon Wilkinson’s light design

Susan Lowes, All Edinburgh Theatre

Becky Minto’s beautiful stage design and Simon Wilkinson’s excellent lighting make the transition from empty bedroom to magical, snowy, sun-setting Narnia, a triumph

Anne Hamilton, Lothian Life

It’s a magic achieved with tremendous gracefulness by designer Becky Minto ...  aided by the severe angles and sharp contrasts of Simon Wilkinson’s lighting.

Mark Fisher, The Guardian

The wintry atmospherics and scene transformations are further facilitated by Simon Wilkinson’s lighting designs, particularly in the impressive battle sequence

Allan Radcliffe, The Times

Designer Becky Minto and lighting designer Simon Wilkinson have created a design that is beautiful to behold and epic in scale

Michael Cox, Across The Arts

The lighting, set, costume and effects in this show are, for lack of a more eloquent description, gorgeous

Dominic Corr, Reviews Hub