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Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part Four

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It's time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage, with a brand new show featuring all new scenes: Barmy Britain - Part Four! Read More >

It’s time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage, with a brand new show featuring all new scenes: Barmy Britain – Part Four!

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So come and see Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part Four!

Be reduced to rubble by the ruthless Romans! Would you be shaken or stirred by Richard the Third? Will Queen Elizabeth I endure her terrible teeth? Would you be hanged by King James I for being a witch? Mount a mutiny against King Henry VIII! See Mary Tudor knock the spots off Mary Queen of Scots! Peep into the world of Samuel Pepys and help Georgian detectives find the headless man! Take a trip into the night with the night soil men and discover how to survive the first ever train ride!

Marking seven years of the show in Theatreland, this brand new Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part Four follows the sell-out successes of fellow Terry Deary adaptations, Barmy Britain – Parts One, Two and Three, as well as the most recent Best Of productions. Barmy Britain – Part Four opens at the Apollo Theatre on 3 August, with previews from the 2 August, and runs until 1 September.

Horrible Histories Live On Stage shows are created by The Birmingham Stage Company. BSC has been touring Horrible Histories for thirteen years throughout the UK, Ireland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, New Zealand and Australia.

After six sensational years in the West End, Barmy Britain is back with a brand new world premiere – it’s Part Four!

The show is recommended for ages 5 to 105 (106 year olds may not like it).


Age Suitability: 5+. i

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 02/08/2018

Opening Night: 04/08/2018

Closing Night: 01/09/2018

Running time: 1h10, no interval

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Cast & Creative


Cast - Anthony Spargo, Neal Foster


Director - Neal Foster

Designer - Jackie Trousdale

Lighting Designer - Jason Taylor

Sound - Nick Sagar

Author - Terry Deary

Music By - Matthew Scott

About Apollo Theatre

Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom, W1D 7EZ

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