The Secret Garden

2014, Past Productions




‘Ingenious’4 stars
The Guardian

‘Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way – or always to have it.’ 

Summer 2014

Unhappy Mary is orphaned and sent to live with her uncle at mysterious Misselthwaite Manor. With the help of some unexpected friends – and the overgrown magical garden – her life, and the lives of those around her, is transformed in a new adaptation of the much-loved childhood best seller.

– Read the Reviews from the 2014 Season!

Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Written by Jessica Swale

Directed by Kate Saxon
Design by Jessica Curtis
Music by Sarah Travis
Puppet Design and Direction by Toby Olié
Choreography by Georgina Lamb 
Lighting Design by Katharine Williams
Casting by Kay Magson

Hannah Barrie Mrs Phipps/Lilias Craven/Dr Madeleine Brés
Jessica Clark Mary Lennox
Kathryn Delaney Martha
Max Gallagher Colin Craven/Musician
Peter F Gardiner Mr Lennox/Mr Pitcher/Dr Craven/Secret Gardener/Puppeteer/Musician
Mark Healy Sapper Higgs/Archibald Craven
Kezrena James Ayah/Secret Gardener/Puppeteer
Louise Kempton Mrs Lennox/Secret Gardener/Puppeteer
Gary Mitchinson Dickon/Musician
Heather Phoenix Mrs Medlock/Musician
Gareth Williams Sapper Spry/Ben Weatherstaff/Musician
Sarah Vezmar Musician/Ensemble