Disney's The Little Mermaid

22 - 29 Apr

Music by Alan Menken | Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater | Book by Doug Wright

Disney's The Little Mermaid

22 - 29 Apr

The Mountview Production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Music by Alan Menken | Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater | Book by Doug Wright
Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film
Produced by Howard Ashman & John Musker
and Written & Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements
Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions

Directed by Dan Herd
Musical Direction by
Nicholas Chave
Choreography by Amy Lawrence
Set Design by
Rhyannon Richardson
Costume Design by Katie Higgins
Lighting Design by
Adam King
Sound Design by
Adam Fisher

Based on the original classic story and the beloved 1989 Disney animation of the same name, this is the tale of a mermaid who, obsessed with all of the ‘stuff’ that sinks into the sea, yearns for a life in the world above the water’s surface… This inventive and surprising production for all the family features the iconic songs ‘Part of Your World’ and ‘Under the Sea’.

This amateur production is presented by arrangement by Music Theatre International. All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI. mtishows.co.uk

Booking Info


This production is double cast:
Sat 22 Apr, 7:30pm – Sea Cast
Mon 24 Apr, 7:30pm – Land Cast
Tue 25 Apr, 7:30pm – Sea Cast
Wed 26 Apr, 2.30pm – Sea Cast
Wed 26 Apr, 7.30pm – Land Cast
Thu 27 Apr, 7.30pm – Sea Cast
Fri 28 Apr, 7:30pm – Land Cast
Sat 29 Apr, 2.30pm – Land Cast

Full Price £18
Concession (Under 18/Student/Over 65) £12
Southwark Presents Cardholder £10

The Mack, Mountview, 120 Peckham Hill Street, London SE15 5JT

To Book

020 8881 2201
Our box office hours are currently Monday-Friday 9am-8pm and Saturday 9am-3pm. Online booking is 24 hours, but phone and in-person bookings should be made within these times. Tickets are booked subject to Mountview's terms and conditions.

Industry Bookings

If you are an agent, casting director or industry colleague looking to view this production, please contact Neil Rutherford - neilrutherford@mountview.org.uk

Dan Herd


Dan is Director of Public Performance at Mountview.

As a director, he worked at The Old Vic, Theatre Royal Haymarket, Soho Theatre, Theatre503, Arcola, Project Arts Centre and Smock Alley Theatre (Dublin), Latitude Festival, Edinburgh Fringe and Off-Broadway.

He was Artistic Associate at Soho Theatre. Previously for Mountview: Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Romeo and Juliet, Alice in Wonderland, The Wolves, King Lear, Hamlet, A Clockwork Orange, Boy, Six Characters in Search of an Author and Legally Blonde.

Nicholas Chave

Musical Director

Nicholas is the Head of Music at Mountview. He trained at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, and Mountview in Musical Direction.

Musical direction credits for Mountview include: Disney's The Little Mermaid, Carrie, Dogfight, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, as well as multiple showcases for Musical Theatre and Actor Musicianship students.

He has been Musical Supervisor for Hertford Theatre’s annual pantomime for over seven years with shows including The Snow Queen,The Astonishing Adventures of Pinocchio and Rapunzel, and has previously been Musical Director for multiple productions with the National Youth Music Theatre.

Amy Lawrence


Amy teaches dance and actor movement at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Mountview and Trinity Laban.

Amy studied Musical Theatre at CPA Studios, has a PG Cert in Collaborative Theatre Making in association with Frantic Assembly, and an MA in Movement: Directing and Teaching from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama where she was the recipient of the Litz Pisk Scholarship award.

Rhyannon Richardson

Set and Costume Designer

Rhyannon has been working in professional theatre for over 20 years, both as a set and costume designer and as a maker.

Much of her work has been with community groups, theatre in education and drama schools, but she has also designed for a wide range of both small and large scale productions and tours, including the Chester Mystery Plays.

She designs for events, festivals and theme parks, and works as a mural artist and illustrator.

She is also Design Facilitator here at Mountview.

Katie Higgins

Costume Designer and Supervisor

Katie is Acting Head of Costume at Mountview.

She has worked as a costume professional for nearly 30 years, starting out in films including Orlando, Braveheart, Goldeneye, Evita and The English Patient and moving into theatre. Much of her work has been as a costume supervisor with English National Opera and she has also worked with Canadian Opera Co, Batignano festival, Italy, Aldeburgh Festival, Buxton Festival, Madrid Opera, Ghent Opera and Berlin Opera. She has designed costumes for Bergen National Opera, Norway and Ponte de Lima, Portugal.

Adam King

Lighting Designer

Adam is a Mountview alum.

Since graduating, he has gone on to be Assistant Lighting Designer on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Bend it Like Beckham in the West End.

His own design credits include: Flowers For Mrs Harris (Riverside Studios), Then Now & Next (Southwark Playhouse), We Need New Names (UK tour),Gone Too Far (Theatre Royal Stratford East), From Here to Eternity (Charing Cross Theatre), Flashdance (European tour), Snowflake/Tornado (UK tour/BBC), Robin Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Aladdin (Harlow Playhouse), The Nutcracker,Peter Pan, Beauty and the Beast (New Theatre Royal Portsmouth), Mephisto Waltz and Swingle Stepping (Royal Opera House, Main Stage).

Adam Fisher

Sound Designer

Credits include: The Phantom of the Opera (Greece tour), The Wizard of Oz (Palladium/Curve), Cinderella (Hope Mill), Into the Woods (Theatre Royal Bath), Yeast Nation (Southwark Playhouse), Billy Elliott (Curve), Our Man in Havana (Watermill), The Last Five Years (Garrick/Southwark Playhouse), The Show Must Go On! (Palace), Beauty and the Beast (Nottingham Playhouse), The View Upstairs, Soho Cinders (Soho Theatre), What I Go to School For (Brighton Theatre Royal).

Disney’s The Little Mermaid Creatives

Disney's The Little Mermaid Creatives

Intimacy Coordinator
Ruth Naylor-Smith

Voice Coaches
Anne Mignon Whitaker
Gemma Maddock

Assistant Director
Grainne Robson * (she/her)

Assistant Musical Director
Dominic Bull **

Assistant Lighting Designer/Operator/LX1
Jasper Anderson †

Ptaszynski Producer
Jac O'Kody

* MA Theatre Directing Student
** MA Musical Direction Student
† FdA/BA Theatre Production Arts Student

Disney’s The Little Mermaid Crew

Disney's The Little Mermaid Crew

Production Managers
Davin Patrick
Cory Duffil

Deputy Production Manager
Laura Mann (she/her)

Stage Manager
Abbie Kell † (she her)

Deputy Stage Manager
David Luggar †

Rehearsal Assistant Stage Managers
Lauren Tearle † (she/her)
Tessa Alderton † (she/her)

Design Assistant / Assistant Stage Manager / OHP Operator
Lili Fuller † (they/them)

Assistant Stage Managers
Maddie Lawless † (she/her)
Ryan Mulgrew

Production Electrician
Yann Rigotti †

Lighting Programmer
Efa Gregory †

Assistant Production Sound Engineer
Ollie Brennan

Follow Spot Operators
Ryan Littler †
Ben Edwards †

Sound No. 1
Piers Archer

Sound No. 1 Shadow
Alec Whyborn †

Sound No. 2
Ethan Traynor †

Sound No. 3
Nick Searle

Sound No. 4
Katie Browes †
Callum Mack †
Leah Bainbridge

Lead Carpenter
William Mannings

Scenic Art Manager
Steven Peters

Props Supervisor
Janet Caddick

Scenic Artists / Prop Makers
Alison Drummons ‡
William Coyne ‡
Ella Gale ‡
Amy Kennington ‡
Emily Sharp ‡
Charlotte Wells-Barbier ‡

† FdA/BA Theatre Production Arts Student
‡ Scenic Art and Prop Making Student

Disney’s The Little Mermaid Band

Disney's The Little Mermaid Band

MD / Conductor
Nicholas Chave

Assistant MD / Keys 1
Dominic Bull **

Keys 2
Cerys McKenna **

Keys 3
Bianca Fung **

Reed 1
Jack Reddick

Reed 2
Maisie Ireland

Reed 3
Stuart Eminson

Sian Collins

Jacob Phillips

Tristan Butler

Catrin Meek

Will Henderson

** MA Musical Direction Student