Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

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After last summer's critical success with a promenade adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, Iris Theatre are returning to the gardens and grounds of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden for a sixth year of family-friendly theatre, and its sequel, Alice through the Looking Glass. Alice through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll in a new adaptation by Daniel Winder and Candida Caldcott, will be presented from today, 30 July - Saturday 30 August. Press night is Monday 4 August at 7 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below!

Laura Wickham is returning to once again play Alice and complete her adventures in a fantastical topsy-turvy world. Stepping through the surface of a magic mirror the audience join Alice as she journeys across a checkerboard world filled with fantastical creatures and talking flowers. Along the way, in a series of different locations around the church and its grounds, they will meet friends, old and new, including the Mad Hatter and the March Hare, the Lion and the Unicorn, and Tweedledum and Tweedledee, before Alice has to face and battle the fearsome Jabberwock.

Alice in Wonderland was shortlisted for West End Frame's London Fringe Production of the Year and played to delighted audiences throughout the summer.

Laura is an Associate Artist of Iris Theatre, and this summer's Alice Through the Looking Glass and Richard III, in which she''s playing Queen Elizabeth, are her seventh and eighth shows for the company, following Alice in Alice in Wonderland, Portia, Calpuria and Cinna the poet in Julius Caesar, Hermia in A Midsummer Night''s Dream, The Dreamer in Circuit, Mole in The Wind in the Willows and Juliet in Romeo and Juliet.

Alice Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, in a new adaptation by Daniel Winder and Candida Caldicot, runs today 30 July - Saturday 30 August, playing Monday through Saturday at 7.00pm and Thursday & Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. Press night: Monday 4 August at 7.00pm. Show runs 2 hours. Tickets: £18.00, concessions £14.00. Performances play St Paul's Church, Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9ED. Book online at www.iristheatre.com. Tickets are also available in person on the door. How to get there: Nearest Tubes: Covent Garden & Leicester Square. Buses: 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 87, 91, 139, 176.

Photo Credit: Hannah Barton

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Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Nick Howard-Brown as White Knight, Anne-Marie Piazza as Red Queen and Company

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Dafydd Gwyn Howells, Nick Howard-Brown, Jos Vantyler, Anne-Marie Piazza and Valerie Cutko as the Insect Train

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Anne-Marie Piazza as Mosquito

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Dafydd Gwyn Howells as Tweedle Dee and Nick Howard-Brown as Tweedle Dum

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Nick Howard-Brown as Hatta

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Laura Wickham as Alice, Jos Vantyler as Red King and Company

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Valerie Cutko as the White Queen and Laura Wickham as Alice

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