jungle book

by poppy burton-morgan, after kipling

UK tour in Spring 2016

show details

Cork Midsummer Festival, Cork

Fri 17 – Tues 21 June


London Wonderground, London

Sat 13 – Sun 28 August Tues-Fri 3pm, Sat 12.45pm & 3pm, Sun 12.45pm, extra performance Fri 19 12.45pm, no performances Mondays or Tues 16


Theatre Royal, Windsor

Thurs 21 – Sat 23 April

Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Tues 26 – Sat 30 April

Festival Theatre, Malvern, Worcestershire

Tues 3 – Sat 7 May

Dundee Rep Theatre, Dundee

Tues 10 – Sat 14 May

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Tues 17 – Sat 21 May

Theatre Royal, Winchester

Tues 31 May – Wed 1 June

Oxford Playhouse, Oxford

Fri 3  – Sat 4 June

I0000br0Rq2K4aQoThis spectacular new production from award-winning Metta Theatre brings Kipling’s classic tale crashing into the 21st Century with breathtaking street dance and circus.

I0000011tgBbrtpIMowgli is finding her way in the urban jungle. With a beat-boxing bin man Baloo, graffiti artist Bagheera and a skateboarding Wolf crew, this heart-warming coming of age story will astonish and amaze.
Choreographed by Kendra J Horsburgh (BirdGang Dance Company, Into the Hoods, Sadlers Wells and Blaze, International Tour) and featuring jaw-dropping tricks from an extraordinary cast of international performers, this is a show for everyone from 8 to 108.


The Jungle Book 23rd April 2016 Photo Credit: Richard Davenport. richard@rwdavenport.co.uk. 07545642134REVIEWS

★★★★★ ‘jaw dropping…a superb production’ Express and Echo

★★★★ ‘remarkable… fabulous…marvellous’ Libby Purves

★★★★ ‘astonishing…truly breathtaking’ Reviews Hub

★★★★ ‘stunning…mesmerising… extraordinary.’ Remote Goat

‘impressively acrobatic… startlingly moving’ The Times

‘impressive… inventive’ The Stage

‘glorious…joyous…a delight’ British Theatre Guide

‘breathtakingly beautiful…excellent’ The F-Word

‘truly amazing… a faultless performance’ Life Magazine

‘breathtaking… brilliantly choreographed’ Slough Observer


Supported by Arts Council England, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Awards for All, The Roundhouse, The Goldsmith’s Company and The Worshipful Company of Grocers.


Adaptor & Director | Poppy Burton-Morgan

Choreographer | Kendra J Horsburgh

Designer | William Reynolds

Costume Designer | Kate Lane

Sound Designer  | Filipe Gomes


Mowgli | Natalie Nicole James

Raksha | Ellen Wolf

Bagheera | Kloé Dean

Kaa | Nathalie Alison

Baloo | Stefan Puxon

Akela | Matt Knight

Shere Khan | Dean Stewart