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David Walliams has taken the literary world by storm and his brilliantly funny stories are adored by children the world over. He has achieved unprecedented critical acclaim and quickly developed a reputation as a natural successor to Roald Dahl. His books have been translated into over 45 languages and sold over 9.5 million copies in the UK alone. One of his most successful titles Gangsta Granny was adapted for the stage in November 2015 by Birmingham Stage Company and continued on tour until January 2017.


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Michael Grandage Company Production, 2013
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Evening Standard Awards - 2013 - Award for Comedy

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Darlington Hippodrome Reveals Summer 2024 Season Lineup

The curtain has gone up on Darlington Hippodrome’s new summer season of shows! Learn more about the full season lineup here.
LIFE OF PI, THE KITE RUNNER & More Set for Everyman Theatre Cheltenham's Full 2024 Season

Discover the exciting line-up of shows and performances at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham. See the full lineup of shows and see how to purchase tickets.
Casting Announced for RSC'S BEN AND IMO, written by Mark Ravenhill

Samuel Barnett and Victoria Yeates will make their Royal Shakespeare Company debuts to play, respectively, Benjamin Britten and Imogen Holst in the Company’s forthcoming production of Ben and Imo, written by Mark Ravenhill and directed by Erica Whyman.
Emma Corrin Becomes Patron Of MGCfutures

MGCfutures has announced that Emma Corrin becomes a patron, joining Judi Dench, Dawn French, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law, Daniel Radcliffe, Simon Russell Beale, Sheridan Smith, Aidan Turner, David Walliams and Ben Whishaw who already support the work of the charity.
Photos: First Look at York Theatre Royal's JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

EastEnders and Goodness Gracious Me star Nina Wadia leads the cast of Jack and the Beanstalk, this year’s fee-fi-fo-FUN family pantomime at York Theatre Royal from December 8 to January 7. Check out all new photos here!
Billy Porter Will Perform at the 2023 DKMS Annual Gala

DKMS, a global leader in the fight against blood cancer, will further its mission with a black-tie gala on Thursday, October 19th at New York's Cipriani Wall Street. Billy Porter is set to perform. Learn more about the event and how to attend here!
EDINBURGH 2023: THE SLIGHTLY ANNOYING ELEPHANT, Debating Hall At Gilded Balloon Teviot

The Slightly Annoying Elephant has been adapted for stage by London's award-winning puppeteers, Little Angel Theatre from the David Walliams book of the same name, illustrated by Tony Ross. The elephant arrives unexpectedly on protagonist Sam’s doorstep creating mayhem in its wake #edfringe #childrenstheatre
Michael Grandage Will Direct Penelope Wilton and Luke Evans in the World Première of BACKSTAIRS BILLY

The world première of Marcelo Dos Santos' new play Backstairs Billy looks at a pivotal moment in the 50 year relationship between the Queen Mother and her loyal servant William “Billy” Tallon.
Kevin Quantum Returns to Edinburgh Fringe

International magic star Kevin Quantum returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with MOMENTUM, a show that rocks the audience with epic stunts and belly laughs. 
Birmingham Stage Company Reveals Cast For West End Return of HORRIBLE HISTORIES: TERRIBLE TUDORS

Birmingham Stage Company has announced the wicked cast for their West End return of Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors - Neal Foster, Emma Swan and Jack Ballard, in this delightfully gruesome production about one of history's most outrageous families.
GREATEST DAYS Comes to the Milton Keynes Theatre in July

The Official Take That Musical Greatest Days, with a book by award-winning playwright Tim Firth. will play at Milton Keynes Theatre from 03 – 08 July.
David Walliams' AWFUL AUNTIE Will Embark on Tour in 2024

The bestselling children's author David Walliams and the award-winning Birmingham Stage Company are teaming up once again for a brand-new production of Awful Auntie. This is their latest collaboration following Demon Dentist, Gangsta Granny and Billionaire Boy - and the latter two both received Olivier award nominations.
Gilded Balloon Unveils Full Fringe 2023 Programme

Gilded Balloon has announced over 170 new shows for Fringe 2023. Housed across three major venue hubs and at The Queen's Hall, the announcement marks a triumphant return to the festival showcasing a line up of unmissable live entertainment.
Impromptu Shakespeare Confirmed as Opening Act For The Garden Theatre Festival 2023 Launch Event

Be immersed in the world of fire-breathing dragons, car chases and convicts, Shakespeare galore, beautiful cabaret, slapstick, laughter, and so much more. Sip a cooling drink under a warm sunset, and relax on your rolled-out blanket, at Bath's only open-air theatre festival.
DEMON DENTIST Comes to 3Olympia Theatre in July

The bestselling children’s author David Walliams and the award-winning Birmingham Stage Company have teamed up for a brand-new production of Demon Dentist. This is their latest collaboration after Gangsta Granny and Billionaire Boy, both of which received Olivier award nominations. 
David Walliams' DEMON DENTIST Comes To 3olympia Theatre In July

The bestselling children's author David Walliams and the award-winning Birmingham Stage Company have teamed up for a brand-new production of Demon Dentist. This is their latest collaboration after Gangsta Granny and Billionaire Boy, both of which received Olivier award nominations. 
Musical Theatre Network, Mercury Musical Developments & Oxford Playhouse Announce BEAM2023 Participants

Musical Theatre Network, Mercury Musical Developments and Oxford Playhouse has announced details of the 29 musicals that will be showcased in BEAM2023.  
Cast Set For the UK Tour of GREATEST DAYS The Official Take That Musical

The full cast has been announced for The Official Take That Musical GREATEST DAYS, with a book by award-winning playwright Tim Firth.
Tickets to LOVE NEVER DIES Amateur Premiere, SIX & More To Go On Sale This Week at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

A brand new season of shows is about to go on sale at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre including the much-anticipated return of SIX and Mischief Theatre’s PETER PAN GOES WRONG.
HORRIBLE HISTORIES �" TERRIBLE TUDORS Will Return to the West End This Summer

Following a horribly successful run last summer Birmingham Stage Company has announced that Horrible Histories – Terrible Tudors will return to the West End's Garrick Theatre.

David Walliams FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has David Walliams been in?

David Walliams has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has David Walliams been in?

David Walliams has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was David Walliams's first West End show?

David Walliams's first West End show was A Midsummer Night's Dream which opened in 2013

What awards has David Walliams been nominated for?

David Walliams has been nominated for the Award for Comedy at the Evening Standard Awards for his performance in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

What awards has David Walliams won?

David Walliams won the Award for Comedy at the Evening Standard Awards for his performance in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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