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CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG TO HEAD OUT ON A UK TOUR IN 2024/2025


DAVID IAN up

FOR CROSSROADS LIVE

PRESENTS

A NEW PRODUCTION OF THE

MOST FANTASMAGORICAL MUSICAL OF ALL TIME

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG

 

EMMERDALE STAR

LIAM FOX

TO PLAY ‘GRANDPA POTTS’

 

HEADING TO THE MANCHESTER PALACE THEATRE

FROM TUESDAY 11 – SUNDAY 16 MARCH 2025

 

 

David Ian for Crossroads Live is delighted to announce a new production of the most fantasmagorical musical of all time, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG,heading to the Manchester Palace Theatre on 11thMarch 2025 where it will play until 16 March 2025 as part of a UK tour.

 

Emmerdale star Liam Fox will play Grandpa Potts with further casting to be announced.

 

Liam Fox is probably best known for playing the role of Dan Spencer in ITV’s Emmerdale, where he featured in more than a thousand episodes. His many other TV credits include Stephen Poliakoff’s Dancing on the Edge, Cold Feet, Coronation Street, Hollyoaks, Clocking Off, A Touch of Frost, Always and Everyone, At Home with the Braithwaites and Dinnerladies. His many theatre credits include The Collector and Tuesday’s Class, both at The Lowry Studio and Iron at Manchester’s Royal Exchange.


 

Based on Ian Fleming’s timeless story for children and later made into the famous 1968 film, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG features the unforgettable songs by the Sherman Brothers including Toot Sweets, Hushabye Mountain, Truly Scrumptious and the Academy Award-nominated title song, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

 

This new production will be directed by Thom Southerland (Titanic, Parade), choreographed by Karen Bruce (BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, The Bodyguard) with Set and Costume design by Morgan Large (Newsies, Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat), Musical Supervision by George Dyer (The Wizard of Oz, Annie, Billy Elliot) and casting by Debbie O’Brien.

 

In CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG we meet absent-minded inventor Caractacus Potts who restores a broken-down old racing car with the help of his children Jemima and Jeremy. Soon the family discover the car has magical powers, and along with the delectable Truly Scrumptious, the family end up on a hilarious fantastical adventure to far off lands.

 

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG has Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, Music by Special Arrangement with Sony/ATV Publishing and is Adapted for the Stage by Jeremy Sams. Based on the MGM Motion Picture the Licensed Script is adapted by Ray Roderick. It was Originally produced by Eon Productions, Dana Broccoli, Frederick Zollo, Nicholas Paleologos, Jeffrey Sine, Miriam Productions and Michael Rose at The London Palladium.

 

This production is presented by permission of Music Theatre International.

 


 

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG

UK TOUR LISTINGS

 

TUESDAY 30 APRIL – SUNDAY 12 MAY 2024

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

ON SALE NOW

 

WEDNESDAY 15 – SUNDAY 19 MAY 2024

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 21 – SUNDAY 26 MAY 2024

New Wimbledon Theatre

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 28 MAY – SATURDAY 1 JUNE 2024

Edinburgh Playhouse

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 4 – SATURDAY 8 JUNE 2024

Theatre Royal, Newcastle

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 11 – SATURDAY 15 JUNE 2024

His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 25 – SUNDAY 30 JUNE 2024

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 2 – SUNDAY 7 JULY 2024

Milton Keynes Theatre

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 9 – SUNDAY 14 JULY 2024

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 23 JULY – SATURDAY 3 AUGUST 2024

Grand Opera House, Belfast

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 6 – SUNDAY 11 AUGUST 2024

Princess Theatre, Torquay

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 13 – SUNDAY 18 AUGUST 2024

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 20 – SUNDAY 25 AUGUST 2024

Hawth Theatre, Crawley

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 27 AUGUST – SUNDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2024

King’s Theatre, Glasgow

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 10 – SUNDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2024

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 24 – SUNDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2024

Theatre Royal, Norwich

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 1 – SUNDAY 6 OCTOBER 2024

New Theatre, Oxford

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 8 – SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER

Empire Theatre, Liverpool

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 22 – SUNDAY 27 OCTOBER

Regent Theatre, Stoke

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 29 OCTOBER – SATURDAY 2 NOVEMBER

New Theatre, Hull

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 05 – SATURDAY 9 NOVEMBER

Curve Theatre, Leicester

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 19 – SUNDAY 24 NOVEMBER

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 26 NOVEMBER – SUNDAY 01 DECEMBER

Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

ON SALE NOW

 

TUESDAY 10 – SUNDAY 29 DECEMBER

Opera House, Blackpool

ON SALE NOW

 

2025

TUESDAY 18 FEBRUARY – SATURDAY 01 MARCH  2025

Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

ON SALE SOON 

 

TUESDAY 4 – SUNDAY 9 MARCH 2025

Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham

ON SALE SOON 

 

TUESDAY 11 – SUNDAY 16 MARCH 2025

Palace Theatre, Manchester

ON SALE SOON

 

WEDNESDAY 26 – SUNDAY 30 MARCH 2025

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend

ON SALE SOON

 

TUESDAY 15 – SATURDAY 19 APRIL 2025

Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff

ON SALE 8 MARCH 2024

 

TUESDAY 22 – SUNDAY 27 APRIL 2025

Sunderland Empire

ON SALE SOON

 

TUESDAY 29 APRIL – SUNDAY 4 MAY 2025

Bristol Hippodrome

ON SALE SOON

 

TUESDAY 6 – SATURDAY 10 MAY 2025

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

ON SALE NOW

 



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