Why See James and The Giant Peach?
The charming family tale by Roald Dahl
Part of the Drury Lane season for young audiences, Roald Dahl's magical tale of fantastical adventure, fabulous creatures and oversized fruit comes to the stage this April! First published in 1961, James was Dahl's first successful young adult novel, and has seen various incarnations on both stage and screen. A strong message that celebrates non-traditional families, love and respect for each other, this charming tale is great for the whole family to enjoy!
Meet the young James Henry Trotter, whose parents were tragically eaten by a rogue rhinoceros. Orphaned, he is packed off to live with his absolutely awful aunts, who mistreat him in every way possible. However, when he discovers a peach in the garden, he plants the stone, and finds that it grows to an absolutely massive size! To make things even better, he is accompanied by six funny and friendly insects and invertabrae, who form a new family for James as they traverse across the sea from England to New York City!
Opening night: 19 April 2017
Suitable for ages 5+
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