Doctor Dolittle

Synopsis/Cast/Creatives

Doctor Dolittle
The story of the man who talks with the animals (played by Rex Harrison in the 1967 film). Not succeeding well as a real Doctor - largely because he prefers animals to even the best of people, Doctor Doolittle becomes an animal doctor. His pet parrot convinces him to learn the animal languages and he becomes a great success. In order to fund an expedition to find the Giant Pink Sea Snail Doctor Doolittle joins a circus but this leads him to help a love-sick seal return to her freedom - an act that loses him his. The circus animals help him to escape and he sets off on an adventure aboard "The Flounder". The travellers end up on a floating island eventually meeting the snail who gives his friends a lift home - he himself not returning to avoid re-imprisonment. But when his friends clear his name he is able to convince the giant lunar moth to give him the ride he needs to rejoin them.

Author Alan Jay Lerner. Author Leslie Bricusse. Producer Music & Lyrics Limited (in association with Churchill Bromley). Director Christopher Renshaw. Design Tom Piper. Music Mike Dixon (musical supervision).

Tour details for Doctor Dolittle

Between 9th November 2018 and 2nd November 2019 this tour will visit 16 venues in Bromley, Salford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle upon Tyne, Hull, Aberdeen, Northampton, Nottingham, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Bradford, Dublin, Canterbury, Southampton, Blackpool and Birmingham.

Dates for Doctor Dolittle (Musical) tour


Fri, 9th November 2018 to Sat, 24th November 2018
  Churchill Theatre, Bromley»

Tue, 11th December 2018 to Sat, 5th January 2019
  The Lowry, Salford» {1}

Tue, 29th January 2019 to Sat, 9th February 2019
  Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton»

Tue, 12th February 2019 to Sat, 23rd February 2019
  Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne»

Tue, 26th February 2019 to Sat, 9th March 2019
  Hull New Theatre, Hull»

Tue, 12th March 2019 to Sat, 23rd March 2019
  His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen»

Tue, 26th March 2019 to Sat, 6th April 2019
  Royal & Derngate, Northampton»

Tue, 9th April 2019 to Sat, 20th April 2019
  Theatre Royal, Nottingham»

Tue, 23rd April 2019 to Sat, 4th May 2019
  Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield»

Tue, 14th May 2019 to Sat, 25th May 2019
  Festival Theatre, Edinburgh»

Tue, 28th May 2019 to Sat, 8th June 2019
  Alhambra Theatre, Bradford»

Tue, 11th June 2019 to Sat, 22nd June 2019
  Bord Gais Energy Theatre (formerly Grand Canal Theatre), Dublin»

Tue, 9th July 2019 to Sat, 20th July 2019
  Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury»

Tue, 20th August 2019 to Sat, 31st August 2019
  Mayflower Theatre, Southampton»

Tue, 3rd September 2019 to Sat, 14th September 2019
  Winter Gardens and Opera House Theatre, Blackpool»

Tue, 22nd October 2019 to Sat, 2nd November 2019
  Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham»
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