Today is Mon, 11 December 2023
Helen George, best known as Trixie in the hit BBC One series Call The Midwife, will star as Anna Leonowens. Playing opposite Helen George at Bristol Hippodrome in The King and I will be renowned Broadway performer Darren Lee as King of Siam.
This gloriously lavish production is brought to the stage by an internationally renowned creative team under Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher (South Pacific / My Fair Lady / To Kill a Mockingbird) and will feature a world-class company of over 50 West End and Broadway performers and a full-scale orchestra.
The King and I is the greatest musical from the golden age of musicals – with one of the finest scores ever written including Whistle a Happy Tune and Shall We Dance.
Access description: Level access into the foyer. Box Office on your left. 10 steps down to the stalls. 20 steps up to the circle. Staircases have highlights and handrails. Wheelchair lift to the stalls. Foyer is open all day, circle 45min and stalls 30min prior to performances.
Sound Amplification: Induction loop system with approx. 24 headsets - ask a member of staff upon arrival at the theatre. Guide Dogs: Guide dogs are allowed into the auditorium. Staff are also willing to dog sit if you prefer.
Disabled Access: Level access to the foyer. Platform lift down 10 steps - ask the duty manager to operate it. 3 spaces for wheelchair users at XX50, YY50, ZZ50 (the last 2 on a slight slope). Transfer seating to any aisle seat. People with motorised wheelchairs or wheelchairs (maximum 3) can go in Box B - the entrance is to the side of the theatre on Bainbridge Street. Slightly restricted view of the stage from the box. Wheelchair users must bring a non-disabled companion (Box B only).
Toilets: Men’s and women’s off Stalls and Circle
Disabled Toilets: Adapted toilet towards front left of Stalls and one adjacent to Box B