The latest in Birmingham Stage Company’s successful Horrible Histories series will premiere at the , tackling a subject close to home, Barmy Britain.
Adapted from the best-selling gruesomely entertaining children’s books by Terry Deary, Birmingham Stage Company has been bringing the series to life in all its wickedly disgusting glory for over 10 years.
Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain is packed full of barmy people doing nasty things to each other throughout our eccentric country’s history. With blood, battles, murder and mayhem, the family show will take audiences from the Romans to World War I with a host of famous characters including Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Guy Fawkes and Florence Nightingale popping up during the show.
Audiences can enjoy an episode of Roman Mankychef and learn how to roast a dormouse, discover how Parliament escaped an explosion, take a peak inside Georgian Crime School and dare to dance the Tyburn jig.
Barmy Britain, which is suitable for children aged six and over, is written by Deary, Neal Foster and Ciaran McConville. Foster, who is an actor and manager of Birmingham Stage Company, will also direct the production.
Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain will play daytime performances towards the weekend at the Garrick theatre from the 26th of September till 2013 till January 5th 2014
Have you ever wondered why the Romans never won MasterChef? What if a Viking moved in next door? Would you lose your heart or head to horrible Henry? Will Parliament escape gunpowder Guy? Enrol yourself at Georgian Crime School, dare to dance the Tyburn jig and find out what a baby farmer did!
Set in loathsome London, the BSC proudly presents BARMY BRITAIN. Don’t miss this horrible history of Britain with the nasty bits left in!
The Garrick Theatre is located on Charing Cross Road, near to Leicester Square in London’s West End. Below you can find information on how to get to the theatre.
How to get to the Venue:
Leicester Square (Northern, Piccadilly)
Charing Cross (Northern, Bakerloo)
Embankment (District, Circle)
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Disabled Facilities (including parking)