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David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny to hit the West End in Summer 2017
David Walliams’ hit book comes to the West End stage.
The Birmingham Stage Company have announced that their production of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny will open at the Garrick Theatre on 1 August 2017, with previews from 26 July where it is booking to 3 September following an extensive UK tour.
The production has been created by Neal Foster and The Birmingham Stage Company. Adapted and directed by Neal Foster it features design by Jackie Trousdale, lighting by Jason Taylor, sound by Nick Sagar, music by Jak Poore and choreography by Paul Chantry & Rae Piper of Chantry Dance Company.
"It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure – it’s going to be sooooooooo boring! But what Ben doesn’t know is that Granny has a secret – and Friday nights are about to get more exciting than he could ever imagine, as he embarks on the adventure of a lifetime with his very own Gangsta Granny!"
Author and entertainer David Walliams said of the news: “I’m delighted that my Gangsta Granny is making her West End debut. It’s my most popular book so it will be wonderful to see the Birmingham Stage Company’s terrific adaptation in dazzling neon next summer.”
Gangsta Granny is suitable for ages 5 and above.