Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear musical in rehearsals at the National Theatre

We head into the depths of the National Theatre

The cast of Mr Gum
The cast of Mr Gum
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Have a first look at the brand new musical Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear!, which opens at the National Theatre this week.

The cast is composed of Steve Furst, Helena Lymbert, Gary WIlmot, Richard Cant, Keziah Joseph and Kate Malyon.

Andy Stanton adapts his own book about an abducted bear, in a show that has music from Jim Fortune. The show will be directed by Amy Hodge with set and costume designs by Georgia Lowe, music direction from Tarek Merchant, lighting from Lee Curran, choreography by Fleur Darkin, sound design by Carolyn Downing and puppetry by Jimmy Grimes.

The piece runs from 25 July to 31 August.