It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang now booking to 13 March 2004
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang has been extended by 6 months and is now taking bookings to 13 March 2004 at the London Palladium.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang opened in April last year to good notices from the popular press: BBC ONLINE says, "You come out of the London Palladium feeling like a kid on Christmas Eve." THE EVENING STANDARD says, "Sheer theatrical magic" And goes on to say, "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang proves itself an ageless pleasure and a pleasure for all ages. " THE GUARDIAN says, "It is the car everyone has come to see, and I can only report that when it becomes airborne and flies over the front stalls there are gasps of astonished delight." THE DAILY TELEGRAPH says, "The audience was purring with pleasure from the moment the band struck up the title tune during the overture." THE DAILY MAIL says, " Brilliantly and ingeniously designed by Anthony Ward."
The film version has been adapted for the stage by Jeremy Sams and directed by Adrian Noble. It is designed by Anthony Ward, with musical staging and choreography by Gillian Lynne with lighting by Mark Henderson
The cast currently includes: Caroline Sheen (Truly Scrumptious ), Michael Ball (Caractacus Potts, until 19 July 03 **PLEASE NOTE: Michael Ball will not be appearing on Monday Evenings or Wednesday Matinees ) , Anton Rodgers (Grandpa Potts), Victor Spinetti (The Baron), Sandra Dickinson (The Baroness ), Derek Griffiths (Child Catcher), Edward Petherbridge (The Toymaker/Coggins)