STAGE TUBE: First Look - Horrible Histories' BARMY BRITAIN at The Garrick Theatre
For those who missed Barmy Britain - Part One! there is a final chance to see it from 7 August to 1 September at the Garrick Theatre and then book for Barmy Britain - Part Two! - the perfect follow up. check out a first look at the second show below!
Written by Terry Deary and Neal Foster, Barmy Britain - Part Two! is a 100% new show bringing a whole new set of grisly stories to the stage. The show serves up a profusion of funny facts and asks audiences 'Could you beat battling Boudicca?', 'Has William Wallace met his match?, 'Can evil Elizabeth entertain England?' before inviting them to 'move to the groove with party Queen Victoria'. This is real history conveyed in a fun and memorable way with new songs and sketches for audiences aged 6 to 106!
Horrible Histories Live shows are created by Neal Foster and The Birmingham Stage Company; the resident company of The Old Rep Theatre in Birmingham, where its shows are devised, then tour nationally and internationally. The BSC has been touring HORRIBLE HISTORIES for seven years throughout the UK, Ireland, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and have just completely sold out their debut at Sydney Opera House. Recent productions include TOM'S MIDNIGHT GARDEN by Philippa Pearce at The Bloomsbury, BAGPUSS by Oliver Postgate and Pete Firmin at Soho Theatre and national tours of THE JUNGLE BOOK and GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE. The company is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year.
Terry Deary, the creator of Horrible Histories, is one of Britain's best-selling authors of the 21st Century and the tenth most-borrowed author in British libraries. There are around 50 Horrible Histories titles with total sales of 25 million in 40 countries. He is also the author of over 200 fiction and non-fiction books for young people.
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