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Photo Flash: THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13¾ - THE MUSICAL Opens in the West End

Following two highly acclaimed runs at Curve and Menier Chocolate Factory, Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole AGED 13¾ - THE MUSICAL, is now running in the West End.

Set in 1980s Leicester, this adaptation of the best-selling book is a timeless tale of teenage angst, family struggles and unrequited love, told through the eyes of tortured poet and misunderstood intellectual Adrian Mole.

This critically acclaimed production of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole AGED 13¾ - THE MUSICAL has book and lyrics by Jake Brunger, music and lyrics by Pippa Cleary, and is directed by Luke Sheppard.

The cast includes Rosemary Ashe as Grandma, Lara Denning as Miss Elf/Doreen Slater, John Hopkins as Mr Lucas/Mr Scruton, Andrew Langtree as George, Amy Ellen Richardson as Pauline, and Ian Talbot OBE as Bert Baxtor. Also in the cast are Holly Ashton and Mathew Craig and a children's cast of 16.

See photographs from the gala opening night below by Piers Allardyce!

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Pippa Cleary & Jake Brunger

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Victoria Yeates

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Curtain Down

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Sean Townsend (son of Sue Townsend)

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Pearl Mackie

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Curtain Down

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Pippa Cleary, Lara Denning & Jake Brunger

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole
Pippa Cleary, Luke Sheppard (Director) & Jake Brunger

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Nicholas Antoniou-Tibbits, Rufus Kampa, Aaron Gelkoff & Michael Hawkins

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole
Molly May Gibson, Rebecca Nardin, Matilda Hopkins & Riya Vyas

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Lara Denning & Amy Ellen Richardson

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Lara Denning

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Josephina Gabrielle

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John Hopkins

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Joe McFadden

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Joe McFadden & Niamh McGrady

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Jeremy Paxman

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Ian Talbot & Rosemary Ashe

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Conn Iggulden

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Claire Sweeney

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole
Claire Sweeney & Joe McFadden

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Caroline Sheen

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Caroline Sheen & Michael Jibson

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Brenda Edwards

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Brenda Edwards

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Andrew Langtree

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Amy Ellen Richardson

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Aaron Renfree



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