BBC WM's Sunny and Shay were backstage at the Birmingham Hippodrome talking to both cast and production staff as the company of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang went about went about setting up for their opening night later at this, the final venue in Lee's five month run as Caractacus Potts.
They spoke to Company Manager David Nelson, cast member Ewen Cummins (Mr Coggins/The Toymaker), Head of Wardrobe Jocelyn Corderoy, Lee himself and cast members Phil Jupitus (Lord Scrumptious/Baron Bomburst) and Claire Sweeney (Miss Phillips/Baroness Bomburst).
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Phil Jupitus and Claire Sweeney
First published: 9 September 2016