Theatre – ‘The BFG’ By Roald Dahl (dates in May)

May 1, 2009toMay 31, 2009

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Roald Dahl’s enduringly popular children’s book, The BFG, takes to the stage.

This is the well-loved story of a dream-blowing, big friendly giant (BFG) and orphan girl Sophie in the land of child-eating giants.

When little Sophie is snatched out of her bed in the dead of night by the BFG, she fears the worst. His grisly neighbours, the Bloodbottler and the Fleshlumpeater, like nothing more than swalloping human beans, especially nice little chiddlers. But the BFG is a dream-maker and not a man-eater and he’s about to take Sophie on a journey she never expected!

An undisputed national treasure and the world’s favourite children’s author, Roald Dahl has enchanted young minds for more than 25 years with stories that fire the imagination, bring dreams to life and release squeals of both terror and delight. The BFG is classic Dahl and this brand new stage show promises to mix up heart-pounding adventures with life-long friendships, jumbly words and even some whizzpopping in front of the Queen.

The production links in with schools’ Key Stage 2 priorities and there is a free Education pack for teachers on the show’s web-site: www.lovebfg.com.

Information and ticket details
Ticket hotline: 08448 480 190
www.lovebfg.com
www.roalddahl.com

Tues 28 April – Sat 1 May – WATFORD PALACE THEATRE
www.watfordpalacetheatre.co.uk

Tues 28 at 7 p.m.
Wed 29 & Thurs 30 at 10.30 a.m. & 1.30 p.m.
Fri 1 at 10.30 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Sat 2 at 11 a.m., 2 & 6 p.m.

Tickets: £12.50 – £17.50

Tues 5 – Sat 9 May – HACKNEY EMPIRE
www.hackneyempire.co.uk

Tues 5 at 7 p.m.
Wed 6 & Thurs 7 at 10.30 & 1.30 p.m.
Fri 8 at 10.30 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Sat 9 at 11 a.m., 2 & 6 p.m.

Tickets: £13.50 – £17.50

Tues 12 – Sat 16 May – BRISTOL HIPPODROME
www.bristolhippodrome.org.uk

Tues 12 at 7 p.m.
Wed 13 & Thurs 14 at 1.30 p.m.
Fri 15 at 10.30 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Sat 16 at 11 a.m., 2 & 6 p.m.

Tickets: £12.50 – £16.50

Tues 19 – Sat 23 May – CAMBRIDGE ARTS THEATRE
www.cambridgeartstheatre.com

Tues 19 at 7 p.m.
Wed 20 at 10.30 a.m. & 1.30 p.m.
Thurs 21 at 10.30 a.m., 1.30 & 7 p.m.
Fri 22 at 10.30 & 7 p.m.
Sat 23 at 11 a.m., 2 & 6 p.m.

Tickets: £12.50 – £16

Tues 26 – Sat 30 May – DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE, EASTBOURNE
www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk

Tues 26 at 7 p.m.
Wed 27 at Fri 29 at 2 & 7 p.m.
Sat 30 at 11 a.m., 2 & 6 p.m.

Tickets: £10.50 – £15.50