Booking Period: Until 30 May 2015 Roald Dahl's deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes. Featuring ingenious stagecraft, the wonder of the original story that has captivated the world for almost 50 years is now 'a lavish feast of a musical' (The Guardian) at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
From 1 November 2014 a £1.25 restoration levy (collected on behalf of the theatre) appears as part of the ticket cost.
Age Recommendation:Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is recommended for a general audience. As an advisory to adults who might bring young people, the show is suitable for ages 6 and up. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Babes-in-arms are not admitted to the auditorium. All children must be old enough to occupy their own seats.
Please note: It is the policy of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane that any child under the age of 5 will not be admitted into the theatre.
Cast: Starring Alex Jennings as Willy Wonka, Barry James as Grandpa Joe, Clive Carter as Mr Salt, Jasna Ivir as Mrs Gloop, Paul J Medford as Mr Beauregarde, Josefina Gabrielle as Mrs Teavee, Billy Boyle as Grandpa George, Kirsty Malpass as Mrs Bucket, Roni Page as Grandma Josephine, Myra Sands as Grandma Georgina and Richard Dempsey as Mr Bucket.
The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.
Mr Jennings will not perform during the following dates inclusively: 8-25 October 2014 and 3-29 November 2014. Mr Jennings' performances during w/c 27 October 2014 are subject to change.
Running Time: 2 hours & 30 minutes (including interval)
Signed - Friday 7 November 2014 Captioned - Wednesday 19 November 2014, matinee and evening Audio Described - Friday 21 November 2014
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