Cast Announced for Chocolate Cake Polka Theatre
Cast Announced for Chocolate Cake Polka Theatre

Polka Theatre have announced casting for the world première of the brand new musical adaptation of Michael Rosen’s Chocolate Cake, opening the new Spring/Summer season. The production opens with previews from 23 March and runs until 13 May. It has been adapted by the theatre’s Artistic Director, Peter Glanville and Barb Jungr.

Glanville also directs Mark Houston (Michael), Aminita Francis (Teacher/Mum) and Todd Heppenstall (Brother) in the production.

When I was a boy, I had a favourite treat. It was when my mum made… Chocolate Cake!

Follow the adventures of two brothers and the night-time disappearance of a chocolate cake in this scrumptious new musical adaptation by the creators of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt and How to Hide a Lion from Michael Rosen’s beloved poem Chocolate Cake, which has just been published as a picture book.

Michael Rosen is the author of over 140 books of poetry, stories and politics. He was the Children’s Laureate between 2007–9 and is currently the professor of Children’s Literature at Goldsmiths University. He has won numerous international awards for his work in literature and he also presents Word of Mouth on BBC Radio 4.

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