Sound of Music with added fun

IF one of your favourite things is to sing along to Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Tyrolean triumph The Sound of Music, Bourne­mouth Musical Theatre has the show for you at Christchurch, until 1st June.

The company’s a new production of the show at the Regent Centre started on Wednesday, and at the Friday night and Saturday matinee performances, audiences will be invited to sing along with the cast to favourite songs like Climb Every Mountain, I Am Sixteen going on Seventeen, Edelweiss, Do Re Me,  The Lonely Goatherd (if your yodelling is up to it) and of course the title song. And you are welcome to dress up as your favourite character, too.

The show is directed by David Sandham with James Stead in charge of the music and choreographed by  Jamie-Lee Mason

The cast is led by Amy McIntosh as Maria, with Jenny Corbin as the Reverend Mother, Alex Cook as Capt von Trapp, Lisa Stead as Baroness Schraeder, Ian Metcalfe as Max Detweiler and Duncan Reid as Rolf.   Hannah Bushnell is Leisl, the oldest of the von Trapp children, with her siblings played by students from the Jamie Lee Dance Academy.

The show is on nightly at 7.30, with matinees on 30th and 31st May and 1st June at 2.30.  For more details, contact the Regent on 01202 499199 or visit the website,

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