Hilarious new musical adaptation for the whole family, based on the bestselling book by David Walliams - at NST City
20 November, 2018 - 06 January, 2019
A Nuffield Southampton Theatres production in association with Belgrade Theatre Coventry
Adapted by Jon Brittain
Music by Miranda Cooper and Nick Coler
Directed by Luke Sheppard
Designed by Gabriella Slade
Casting by Annelie Powell CDG
Show! How?: Wed 5 Dec after 10:30am performance
Relaxed Performance: Thurs 13 Dec 10:30am
Backstage Tour: Sat 5 Jan 2019 11:00am
Access performance: Audio Described and BSL interpreted Sat 5 Jan 2019 2:00pm
Imagine being the wealthiest child in the land!
One-day factory worker Len Spud invents a new loo roll “Bum Fresh - wet on one side, dry on the other”. The wiping-wonder is an instant hit. Len, and his son Joe, become overnight billionaires, turning their lives upside down.
Whilst Mr Spud spends, spends, spends on fast cars, 100-inch TVs, and lavish gifts for his glamorous new girlfriend, Sapphire Stone, Joe is left to fend for himself.
In the unforgiving world of the school playground, things are about to get more complicated. With his new best friend, Bob, at his side, Joe navigates an assult course of school bullies and dangerously inedible canteen food. To make matters worse, is the impossibly pretty new girl Lauren all that she appears to be?
But can money really buy happiness? This hilarious new musical is a triumphant treat for the whole family, based on the bestselling book by David Walliams, and presented by the NST team following their award-winning “whisker-licking treat” Fantastic Mr Fox.
It’s an absolute must-see for theatregoers of any age who love upbeat, feel-good musicals.
A perfect family show at Christmas.
Tickets starting at: £30, £24, £17, £10
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