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Gangsta Granny – The Grand, Leeds

Boy, older woman with puppet animals

Writer: David Walliams Adaptor and Director: Neal Forest Reviewer: Beverley Haigh Birmingham Stage Company, the team behind Horrible Histories have worked their magic again – although granted, turning David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny into a fun-filled adaptation for the stage is somewhat less of a challenge. The skill of the shows adaptor, Neal Foster shines through, as it transitions seamlessly from ...

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Gangsta Granny – The Lowry, Salford

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Writer: David Walliams Adaptor and Director: Neal Foster Reviewer: Jay Nuttall Have you ever wanted to do something so incredibly bad in your life … just once? Just to see if you could? Have you ever wondered if there’s something more to your Granny than knitting and Murray mints? And, if you were 11, do you think that you could ...

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Gangsta Granny – Regent Theatre, Stoke on Trent

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Writer: David Walliams Adaptor and Director: Neal Foster Reviewer: Carol Lovatt David Walliams is a comic genius. Whether it involves writing comedy or acting himself, Walliams has talent in bucket loads. Famous for his role in creating Little Britain and Come Fly With Me with his co-writer Matt Lucas. Walliams has also proved himself as an award winning author of ...

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Gangsta Granny – The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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Writer: David Walliams Adaptor and Director: Neal Foster Reviewer: Nicole Evans Renowned for their grisly escapades of Horrible Histories and their enchanting interpretations of Dahl's classics, The Birmingham Stage Company is an obvious company to take on the challenge of bringing a David Walliams book to the stage. Ben’s Granny is boring. Really boring. Like, super boring! His pleas for ...

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PREVIEW: 2016 – A look ahead

2015 was a thrilling rollercoaster ride for the theatre scene, with more venues programming exciting and risk-taking productions that complemented a more traditional slate of work. We saw artistic directors leave venues for pastures new and then, in return, gain new visionaries for the future. So as we stand on the precipice of 2016, what theatrical delights await? We asked ...

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Gangsta Granny – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Gilly Tompkins as Granny and Ashley Cousins Ben in David Walliams' Gangsta Granny from Birmingham Stage Company.

Writer: David Walliams Adaptor and Director: Neal Foster Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Since bursting into the public consciousness with Little Britain, few can be unaware of David Walliams. He is equally well known for his acting talents, charity work, foil to Simon Cowell on Britain’s Got Talent and his children’s writing. His bestselling book so far is Gangsta Granny, the subject ...

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