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OOMPA-LOOMPAS on the loose to celebrate ROALD DAHL DAY

Oompa Loompas from musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory celebrate Roald Dahl day PHOTOGRAPHY BY MATT CROCKETT
Oompa Loompas from musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory celebrate Roald Dahl day PHOTOGRAPHY BY MATT CROCKETT

Roald Dahl Day is 13th September and marks Roald Dahl’s 99th birthday.

The hit West End musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, based on the book by Roald Dahl, and directed by Sam Mendes, is marking Roald Dahl Day on 13 September by releasing new pictures of the Oompa-Loompas on the loose at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has quickly become one of the West End’s most popular and successful stage musicals. It has broken multiple records at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, where it has been seen by over more than 1.25 million people since it opened in June 2013. It is currently taking bookings until 4 June 2016.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is directed by Sam Mendes. Featuring ingenious stagecraft, the wonder of the original story that has captivated the world for 50 years is brought to life with music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, a book by award-winning playwright and adaptor David Greig, set and costume designs by Mark Thompson and choreography by Peter Darling.

View all images at https://goo.gl/photos/uepaBNniagbLVHHA8

The Official Cast Recording album is available on Sony Records, on CD and download. This world premiere musical is produced by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Neal Street Productions and Langley Park Productions.

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