Birmingham Stage Company have had huge success over the last eight years with their many different Horrible Histories shows both in London’s West End and on tour. Now comes the world premiere of Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain complete with all new amazing 3D special effects which is currently touring the UK and coming to Poole Lighthouse from 11 – 15 Nov (box office 0844 406 8666 www.lighthousepoole.co.uk)
Can you beat battling Boudicca? What if a Viking moved in next door? Would you lose your heart or head to horrible Henry VIII? Can evil Elizabeth entertain England? Will Parliament survive gunpowder Guy? Should King Charles keep his head? Dare you stand and deliver to dastardly Dick Turpin? Move to grove with party Queen Victoria and prepare to do battle in the frightful First World War
It’s the history of Britain with the nasty bits left in!
Barmy Britain is adapted by Terry Deary and Neal Foster from Deary’s best selling Horrible Histories books. Terry Deary is the world’s best selling non-fiction author for children and one of the most popular children’s authors in the country. He has written 200 books which have been translated into 40 different languages. His 50 Horrible Histories titles have sold over 25 million copies worldwide from China to Brazil!
Birmingham Stage Company is the UK’s premiere company producing theatre for children, well known for its acclaimed productions of The Jungle Book, Skellig and many Roald Dahl adaptations including George’s Marvellous Medicine and most recently James and the Giant Peach.
BSC Actor/Manager Neal Foster directs this show with designs by Jacqueline Trousdale, lighting by Jason Taylor, music by Matthew Scott, sound by Nick Sagar, choreography by Kenn Oldfield and 3D special effects by Amazing Interactives. The cast is Laura Dalgleish, Alison Fitzjohn, Benedict Martin and Gary Wilson with Martin Atkinson understudying all the parts!
Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain is a great treat for all the family. It will entertain all ages with its journey through two thousand years of history from the Romans to the First World War. You’ll meet fascinating characters, discover funny facts that teachers never tell you about and be blown away by amazing 3D effects.
Perfect entertainment for all those from 5 to 105!