Roald Dahl's deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in the brand new West End musical CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, directed by Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes.
When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it's the chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets he's always dreamed of. But beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as down the sugary corridors and amongst the incredible edible delights, the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems.
Featuring ingenious stagecraft, the wonder of the original story that has captivated the world for almost 50 years is brought to life with music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman (Grammy® winners for Hairspray; Smash), a book by award-winning playwright and adaptorDavid Greig (The Bacchae; Tintin In Tibet), set and costume designs by Mark Thompson (Mamma Mia!; One Man, Two Guvnors) and choreography by Peter Darling (Billy Elliot The Musical; Matilda The Musical).
A chocolate garden, an army of squirrels and the curiously peculiar Oompa-Loompas must be believed to be seen in this gigantic new musical that is choc-full of fantastical treats to dazzle your senses.
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*Please note: Recommended for ages 7 and over. It is the policy of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane that any child under the age of 4 will not be admitted into the theatre.
It is the policy of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane that any child under the age of 4 will not be admitted into the theatre.
Please note the following Access Performances:
- Friday 7 November 2014: Signed (service provider Donna Ruane, Theatre Sign)
- Wednesday 19 November 2014, matinee and evening: Captioned (service provider Stage Text)
- Friday 21 November 2014: Audio Described (service provider Vocal Eyes)