The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾- The Musical

Ambassadors Theatre, London

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Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾- The Musical is brought to life in a new musical stage adaption.

With an infectious score and a script which stays true to the original novel, this heart-warming musical brings Adrian’s story to life for a whole new generation.

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾- The Musical runs from 15 June 2019 until 28 September 2019 at The Ambassadors Theatre, London.

STORY

Set in 1980s Leicester, we follow the daily dramas and misadventures of Adrian’s adolescent life.

With dysfunctional parents, ungrateful elders, a growing debt to school bully Barry Kent and an unruly pimple on his chin, life is hard for a misunderstood intellectual who is only 13¾ …

To top it off, when new girl Pandora joins the class and captures his heart, his best friend Nigel steals hers. Can Adrian win her love and escape from his chaotic family life?

CAST

The cast features Rosemary Ashe (The Witches of Eastwick) as Grandma, Lara Denning (Matilda) as Miss Elf/Doreen Slater, John Hopkins (BBC series Poldark) as Mr Lucas/Mr Scruton, Andrew Langtree (Groundhog Day) as George, Amy Ellen Richardson (Les Misérables)as Pauline, and Ian Talbot OBE (Hairspray) as Bert Baxtor. Also in the cast are Holly Ashton and Mathew Craig and a childrens cast of 16.

CREATIVE TEAM

Book and lyrics by Jake Brunger and music and lyrics by Pippa Cleary. Directed by Luke Sheppard with choreography by Rebecca Howell, set & costume by Tom Rogers, sound by Greg Clarke, musical direction by Alex Parker and orchestrations by Paul Herbert.

REVIEWS

★★★★★ ‘an absolute pleasure’ Evening Standard
★★★★ ‘utterly delightful musicalTimeOut
★★★★ ‘Townsend’s gawky icon rescues the British musical’ The Guardian
★★★★ ‘It’s perfect summer holiday fare.’ The Times
★★★★ ‘fresh & funny’ The Stage



Additional Information

Performance dates
Booking to 28 September 2019
Special notes

Age Restrictions: Suitable for ages 12+ Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes (including interval)

Important COVID entry requirements

Mask
We recommend that you wear a mask while inside this venue.
Proof of vaccine and/or test
You are required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination in order to attend this performance.
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When you arrive at this venue, you may be asked to fill out a health questionnaire or have your temperature taken.
Covid safety
This venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests. This venue is complying with the latest industry 'See It Safely' guidelines.


Venue Information

Ambassadors Theatre, West Street, WC2H 9ND
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176

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