Southbank to create Alice in Wonderland 'immersive experience'

Macmillan and Southbank Centre have teamed up to put on an immersive theatre production to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. As part of the Imagine Children’s Festival, sponsored The Book People, which takes place from Monday 9th February to Sunday 22nd February, Southbank Centre will be transformed into a wonderland with Alice in Wonderland themed interactive installations, workshops and pop-up theatre. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Sheridan Smith to voice Alice in Wonderland

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