NEWS: Birmingham Stage Company Announce Two Productions Coming to the West End

The theatre company has confirmed that its production of David Walliams’ Billionaire Boy will make its West End premiere alongside the world premiere of Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part Five! this Summer. It has been confirmed that Birmingham Stage Company will be bringing two productions to the West End this Summer. The West End premiere of the… Read More

REVIEW: The Midnight Gang, Chickenshed Theatre (Online)

This 2017 stage adaptation of David Walliams’ story is filled with cheeky humour and poignancy. A lot has been made of the fact that the way in which David Walliams writes his children’s stories is remarkably similar to the way in which Roald Dahl wrote his. Watching this 2017 production of The Midnight Gang, adapted… Read More

REVIEW: The Midnight Gang, Chichester Festival Theatre (Online)

This lovely musical based on David Walliams’s children’s book is filled with fun and mischief. Originally seen at the Chichester Festival Theatre back in 2018, Bryony Levery’s wonderfully spirited adaptation of David Walliams’s book will be surprisingly comforting to children who have to spend any amount of time in hospital. In fact, this production was… Read More

Interview with…Georgina Leonidas

The actress chatted to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about Birmingham Stage’s adaptation of David Walliams’ ‘Awful Auntie’, playing at the Bloomsbury Theatre from the 12th December.  Hi thank you so much for talking to me. For those not familiar with ‘Awful Auntie’ could you explain a bit more about what the story is… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…Billionaire Boy, Nuffield Southampton Theatres

This brand new musical adaptation of the book by David Walliams will play at the Nuffield Southampton Theatres from the 28th November until the 6th January before touring.  One-day factory worker Len Spud invents a new loo roll “Bum Fresh – wet on one side, dry on the other”. The wiping-wonder is an instant hit. Len,… Read More

Interview with… Louise Bailey

Emma Clarendon spoke to Louise Bailey currently starring in the stage adaptation of Gangsta Granny, which arrives at the Harold Pinter Theatre from the 14th August.    Hi Louise, thank you so much for talking to me. It’s a pleasure, you’re welcome! What can audiences expect from Gangsta Granny if they haven’t read the book or… Read More

NEWS: Amazon Announce Top Five Children’s Books

Amazon have revealed the top five children’s books that children most want for Christmas… The online company have announced that David Walliams’ Bad Dad is the top book that children would like for Christmas this year, according to a independent survey of 1,000 UK children aged between eight and twelve commissioned by Amazon. The top… Read More

REVIEW: Gangsta Granny, Garrick Theatre

Neal Foster’s adaptation of David Walliams best selling children’s book has plenty of laughter (and dancing) to entertain kids of all ages.  Birmingham Stage Company is well known for bringing some of the most popular children’s books to the stage and with this adaptation of Gangsta Granny, the company has another hit on their hands.… Read More

Darcey Bussell, Tom Daley & David Walliams Announced as Patrons for Re:Bourne Charity

It has been announced that David Walliams, Darcey Bussell CBE and Tom Daley are patrons of Matthew Bourne’s charity Re:Bourne . Since 2008, the charity concentrates on investing in the future of dance and helps to find and nurture the future generation of dancers and choreographers. In 2014, Re:Bourne toured a ground-breaking dance-theatre adaptation of William… Read More