When my Grandpa told me we were going to see Gangsta Granny live on stage! - I was very, very excited. I have read the book loads of times and watched the TV programme which I really enjoyed. Now it was going to be live on stage in a real theatre and I was going to see it! But then he told me that I would have to write a review of the show – something I had never done before so here goes. When we got to the theatre, there was a red carpet outside and a lot of photographers … [Read more...]
Gangsta Granny Tickets London Garrick Theatre
Neal Foster’s adaptation David Walliams’ popular children’s book Gangsta Granny transfers to London’s West End for a limited summer season in 2017. Following a hugely successful tour of the UK, the stage version of the terrific tale was recently nominated for a UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children and Young People.
Gangsta Granny follows Ben, a young boy who is once again staying with his granny on a boring Friday night. Ben expects the same old grizzly cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake – but what he doesn’t realise is that this groovy Granny has her very own secret! Soon, Fridays become more exciting than he could ever image, as he embarks on night-time adventures with his very own Gangsta Granny!
Presented by Birmingham Stage Company, the adaptation by Neal Foster comes from the company at the helm of the ever-popular Horrible Histories Barmy Britain series, which recently played a season at the Garrick Theatre. The West End debut of Walliams’ story premieres at the Garrick Theatre on July 26th, with an official press night on August 1st. Gangsta Granny is set to run until September 3rd 2017..
2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
Age Restrictions: Suitable for 5+
Running Time: 2 hours 10 minutes with 1 interval
Show Opened: 26th Jul 2017
Booking Until: 3rd Sep 2017
Gangsta Granny is adapted and directed by Neal Foster, who took inspiration from his experience volunteering with the scheme, which matches trained volunteers with isolated housebound older people.”
The Birmingham Stage Company are delighted to announce that the world premiere of David Walliams’ Awful Auntie, published by HarperCollins Children’s Books, will open at The Capitol Theatre in Horsham on 20th September 2017 prior to an eighteen-month UK tour. The new tour follows the BSC’s record-breaking tour of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny which recently finished a sell-out fifty-week tour of the UK. The show will begin a new tour from 15th February before it transfers to the … [Read more...]