The magical musical full of catchy songs, tall tales, a high-flying car and scares (child catcher anyone?) comes to the ADC Theatre from 18 to 28 September. Theatre company Pied Pipers is delighted to be one of a few select groups chosen to produce the musical, 50 years on since the release of the hugely popular film.
Starring Dick Van Dyke, co-written for the screen by Roald Dahl, and based on Ian Fleming’s 1964 novel, it’s become an all-time classic, with Fleming’s original inspiration coming from racing cars built in the 1920s, which were informally known as Chitty Bang Bang.
Be prepared to drive, sail and fly from an authentic post-war Britain to a fantastical land, as Caractacus Potts tries to free his children with the help of Truly Scrumptious. As Grandpa Potts says, “never say no to adventures”.
Tickets start at £9, no performance on the 23rd and matinees available on September 21, 22, and 28.