SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13 3/4

secret diary of adiran moleA brand new production of Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ is to make its London debut  at the Menier Chocolate Factory this summer with previews from July 14th to September 9th (press night July 26th).

Set in 1980s Leicester The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾, follows the daily dramas and misadventures of Adrian’s adolescent life. With dysfunctional parents, ungrateful elders, a growing debt to school bully Barry Kent and an unruly pimple on his chin, life is hard for a misunderstood intellectual who is only 13 ¾…

The musical directed by Luke Sheppard at Leicester’s Curve in 2015 is by Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary. It has gone through a period of further development, and Sheppard will return to direct the London production at the Menier in Adrian’s 50th birthday year with  choreography by Rebecca Howell, set and costume design by Tom Rogers, lighting by Howard Hudson and sound by Gregory Clarke. Orchestrations are by Paul Herbert and musical direction by Alex Parker.

Luke Sheppard directs a cast including Dean Chisnall (George), Lara Denning (Doreen), John Hopkins (Mr Lucas/Mr Scruton), Barry James (Bert), Kelly Price (Pauline) and Gay Soper (Grandma).

The title role will be shared by Benjamin Lewis, Ilan Galkoff and Samuel Menhinick, with Asha Banks, Georgia Pemberton and Lara Wollington sharing the role of Pandora, Jason Rennie, Callum Mcdonald and Connor Davies as Barry, and Amir Wilson, Edward Hooper and Max Robson as Nigel.

THIS PRODUCTION ENDED ITS RUN ON 9TH SEPTEMBER 2017

show times

Monday - Saturday, 8:00 pm. Matinees Saturday & Sunday 3:30pm Running time 2hrs 30mins including interval

 

HOW TO GET TO THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE

MENIER CHOCOLATE FACTORY
5
3 Southwark Street
London SE1 1RU

 

 

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underground
Tube:  London Bridge (Borough High Street exit) - Jubilee & Northern Lines  
buses to Her Majesty's Theatre
RV1 and 381
nearest car park

Parking on single yellow lines available after 18:30 and all day at weekends


DISABLED ACCESS TO THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE

Customers with visual or hearing impairments qualify for concession rates for themselves plus a companion. There is no infra red or loop system, but the size of the venue means you can sit only a few feet away from performers
Guide dogs are permitted inside the auditorium
Wheelchair access into the building is via our main entrance on Southwark Street. The theatre can take one wheelchair per performance, located at the front of the auditorium with an excellent view of the stage. There will always be at least one space available next to the wheelchair space for a companion.