Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Brookside theatre this summer.


Soar over the rainbow, follow the yellow brick road and skip into the Emerald City to fulfil your heart’s desire, as the Brookside Theatre whisks you away on an unforgettable journey this summer.

Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion and Toto as the classic story and songs you know and love burst on to the stage in this technicolour spectacular!

On announcing the show, choreographer Harri Sepple says “It’s a colourful and joyous extravaganza filled with big hearted characters, dangerous adventures and unfailing friendship, filled with all the beloved songs from the timeless movie. We did originally planned to present the show last Christmas but sadly the pandemic meant we had to reschedule but we are determined to bring the show to the stage this July for our patrons, The road to Oz may have been longer than we expected, but we can’t wait to welcome everyone back this July.”

“We have a fantastic cast and couldn’t be more thrilled than to have Emily Perzan joining us as the ‘Wicked Witch of the West’. Emily is delighted to be reprising the role after having played the Witch on both an international tour and national tour of the USA.”

Joining Emily is Sadie Sutherland as ‘Dorothy’, Jacob Hart as ‘the Scarecrow’, Dan 

Marshall as ‘the Tin Man’, Jai Sepple as ‘the Cowardly Lion’, Lucy Lombard as ‘Glinda’ and Peter Beadle as ‘the Wizard’, supported by a cast of local talented performers.

Based on the book and movie by Frank Baum, THE WIZARD OF OZ contains all the much-loved songs from the Oscar-winning movie score including; ‘Over the Rainbow’, ‘Follow the Yellow Brick Road’, ‘If I Only Had a Heart’ and ‘We’re Off to See the Wizard’. All the favourite characters and iconic scenes are there, plus a few surprises along the way – not just “lions and tigers and bears”…

THE WIZARD OF OZ runs from Tuesday 6th July to Sunday 11th July 2021 at the Brookside Theatre, Romford. To book please call the Box Office on 01708 755775 or visit

There’s no place like the Brookside Theatre this summer so book now!

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