Sheringham High School set to hit the heights with Disney and Cameron Mackintosh Mary Poppins Jr | What’s on and things to do in Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 17:31 08 February 2018 | UPDATED: 17:34 08 February 2018

Principal characters in Mary Poppins Jr, which runs at Sheringham High School from March 15-17. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Principal characters in Mary Poppins Jr, which runs at Sheringham High School from March 15-17. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

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The world’s favorite nanny can be dropping in at Sheringham High School on March 15, when a forged of greater than 100 college students aged from 12 to 17 take the stage for a manufacturing of the spectacular musical Mary Poppins Junior.

Sheringham High School students Honor Boughton and Katie James, who will be taking turns to take the lead role in the musical Mary Poppins Jr. Photo: KAREN BETHELLSheringham High School college students Honor Boughton and Katie James, who can be taking turns to take the lead function in the musical Mary Poppins Jr. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Based on the Cameron Mackintosh present and the fashionable Disney movie starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, the present tells the story of troubled Mr Banks, his suffragette spouse Winifred and their kids Jane and Michael, whose lives are reworked once they make use of the magical Mary Poppins as their new nanny.

The manufacturing will function two casts of 50 college students, who will take turns to carry out throughout the present’s three-night run.

Principal characters in Mary Poppins Jr, which runs at Sheringham High School from March 15-17. Photo: KAREN BETHELLPrincipal characters in Mary Poppins Jr, which runs at Sheringham High School from March 15-17. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Students and employees can be offering musical accompaniment, with Year eight scholar Sienna Hughes and Year 10 Liam McKean taking cost of lighting and sound and head of music Iain Mitchell-Finnigan taking on the job of musical director.

Featuring basic singalong songs together with Let’s Go Fly a Kite, A Spoonful of Sugar, Chim Chim Cher-ee and the tongue-twisting Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, the present additionally consists of dance numbers carried out by a specially-formed troupe of scholars.

Zakk Judd-Phillips as Bert and Honor Boughton as Mary Poppnis. Photo: KAREN BETHELLZakk Judd-Phillips as Bert and Honor Boughton as Mary Poppnis. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Sheringham High School head of drama Kate Nicol, who’s directing and choreographing the present, mentioned that after staging a profitable manufacturing of The Jungle Book final yr, the faculty was eager to convey again common public performances.

“This year we have gone bigger and better, the cast has doubled in size and everyone has been incredibly dedicated,” she added. “We have had three rehearsals a week for nine weeks and students have even agreed to come along during half term.”

Katie James as Mary Poppins with Rebekah Mann as Bert. Photo: KAREN BETHELLKatie James as Mary Poppins with Rebekah Mann as Bert. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Twelve-year-old Honor Boughton, who can be sharing the function of Mary Poppins with Year 11 scholar Katie James, mentioned: “Mrs Banks was clearly a suffragette, so it’s a great way to mark the 100th anniversary of girls successful the proper to vote.

Mary Poppins Jr will run at Sheringham High School at 7pm on March 15, 16 and 17, with a matinee efficiency at 2pm on March 17. Tickets, priced £5, can be found from the faculty reception on 01263 822363.

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