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 25 Sep 2004, starts Sunday performances from 21 Mar 2004
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is now taking bookings to 25 Sep 2004 at the London Palladiun. And from 21 March 2004 the show will perform on Sundays instead of Mondays.
The cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang includes: Caroline Sheen (Truly Scrumptious ), Gary Wilmot (Caractacus Potts) (NOTE: Gary Wilmot not performing 1st December 03 until 25th January 04) , Russ Abbot (Grandpa Potts) (NOTE: Russ Abbot not performing from 26th January until 7th February 04), Victor Spinetti (The Baron), Sandra Dickinson (The Baroness ), Wayne Sleep (Child Catcher).
The show has music & lyrics by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman. The film has been adapted for the stage by Jeremy Sams. The show is designed by Anthony Ward, has musical staging and choreography by Gillian Lynne and is directed by Adrian Noble.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang opened in April 2002 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."