World Book Day: Cast of Rumpelstiltskin choose their favourite books!

To celebrate World Book Day this March, we asked the the cast of balletLORENT’s Rumpelstilskin, what is your favourite children’s book and why! Coming to Sadler’s Wells this Easter, Rumpelstiltskin is based on a fantastical adaptation of classic fairytale by the poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, with enchanting music, spectacular costumes and narration by Ben Crompton, making it a theatrical feast for all the family! Gavin Coward, Rumpelstiltskin – The Twits by Roald Dahl “The humour the beards, the vindictive, wicked yet wonderful couple, the family of pet monkeys…I could go on!” Natalie Trewinnard, Shepherd’s Daughter – Lost in the Barrens by Farley Mowat “This Amazing adventure story captured my imagination. air jordan pour homme pas cher It’s about survival, friendship and true innovation, immersed in the wilderness and nature at its most extreme.” John Kendall, The King – Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe “I’ve always shared his sense of adventure and a love for travel, although perhaps he didn’t bargain on being marooned on a desert island for so long!” Debbi Purtill, Ensemble – The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr “I loved the randomness of a tiger knocking on the door and asking the little girl if he could come in for tea. nike air max She wasn’t frightened of him as you might expect, he seems friendly but mysterious, like having an imaginary friend.” Benedicta Valentina, Ensemble – Captain Underpants by Day Pilkey “I love the way he’s a regular person who can turn into a superhero.” Gwen Berwick, Ensemble – The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. chaussure adidas zx flux Lewis “It was read to me by my father and grandmother and I loved the idea of there being a whole other land with talking animals just through the wardrobe.” Juliet Thompson, Ensemble – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl “I love this book for the sheer fantasy, delight and peculiarity. nike air tn It’s a story of never giving up hope.” Raymond Roa, Ensemble – The Melancholic Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories by Tim Burton “This book highlights the beauty of oddness and being different is celebrated. new balance gris It’s something I carry in my everyday life today.” BalletLORENT’s Rumpelstiltskin plays at Sadler’s Wells on 30 & 31 March.