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Follow James as he makes his way across the Atlantic in the Giant Peach. With a host of insects all tucked up inside, James and his friends eventually reach America. A carefully crafted adaptation of this Roald Dahl classic, with drama, song and dance, your favourite book will be right in front of your eyes! Suitable for 4 to 9 years.

Book by Roald Dahl.

Archive listings for James and the Giant Peach

Work type: Kids show.


Adapted by David Wood. Director Paul Phillips.
1 May 20 to 2 May 20Little Theatre, Leicester :: V433
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Presented byChorley Youth Theatre. Director Alice Charnley. Director Lucas Burns.
12 Jan 18 to 13 Jan 18Chorley Little Theatre, Chorley :: V530
listing details L067740325


Producer Northern Stage. Adapted by David Wood. Director Mark Calvert.
19 Nov 16 to 31 Dec 16Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne :: V568
listing details L635632010


Adapted by David Wood. Director James Williams. Design Rebecca Brower. Music Rebecca Applin.
27 Oct 16 to 29 Oct 16Watford Palace Theatre, Watford :: V55
listing details L526681221


Producer Polka Theatre. Adapted by David Wood. Director Roman Stefanski.
27 May 16 to 14 Aug 16Polka Theatre for Children, Outer London :: V324
listing details L02145310666


Company Sell a Door Theatre Company. Adapted by David Wood. Director Bronagh Lagan. Design Kate Unwin.
26 Jul 16 to 31 Jul 16Arts Centre, Aberystwyth :: V817
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24 May 16 to 27 May 16King's Theatre, Edinburgh :: V601
listing details L1325764257
17 May 16 to 21 May 16New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich :: V81
listing details L201510011
21 Apr 16 to 24 Apr 16Greenwich Theatre, Outer London :: V308
listing details L0466482330
14 Apr 16 to 17 Apr 16Greenwich Theatre, Outer London :: V308
listing details L1994374783


Adapted by Richard George. Company BLT Youth Theatre. Director Richard Stewart. Director Hazal Han. Director Jessica-Ann Jenner. Director Helen Dunlea.
21 Jul 16 to 23 Jul 16Bromley Little Theatre, Bromley :: V693
listing details L1487892323


30 May 16 to 4 Jun 16Playhouse, Erith :: V186
listing details L906123893


Part of the Made in Colchester Season 2015.Adapted by David Wood. Director Matthew Cullum. Design Trina Braman. Sound Marcus Christensen. Lighting Mark Dymock. Musical Director Richard Reeday. Performer James Le Laucher (James). Performer Dale Superville (Centipede/Aunt Sponge). Performer Matthew Rutherford (Earthworm/Aunt Spiker). Performer Kate Adams (Ladybird). Performer Pete Ashmore (Grasshopper). Performer Josie Dunn (Miss Spider). Performer Barbara Hockaday (Tour Guide).
7 Aug 15 to 30 Aug 15Mercury Theatre, Colchester :: V37
listing details L0843202576


Company Blue Orange Theatre.
27 May 15 to 28 May 15Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead :: V1294444431
listing details L639067228

Play-in-a-Day - T01624406248

A fun storytelling workshop with tutor Amanda, based on Roald Dahl's classic book, introducing children to physical theatre with a lively mix of movement, drama and dance. There will be a performance at the end of parents. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a packed lunch.
13 Apr 15The Lights, Andover :: V01975093207
listing details L1486950611


Producer West Yorkshire Playhouse. Adapted by David Wood. Director Max Webster. Design Fly Davis. Music Adam Pleeth. Musical Director Adam Pleeth. Lighting David Holmes. Sound Peter Rice. Director Josie Daxter (movement/puppetry). Director Polly Jerold (casting). Performer Dyfrig Morris. Performer James Gow. Performer Chris Lew Kum Hoi. Performer Jess Murphy. Performer Robert Pickavance. Performer Beverly Rudd. Performer Paksie Vernon.
5 Dec 14 to 24 Jan 15Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L1059756778


Running time: 1hr 45mins including interval.Presented byWatershed Productions. Adapted by David Wood.
12 Dec 14 to 3 Jan 15Waterside Arts Centre, Sale :: V0383692381
listing details L1231988775


Company Dundee Rep Ensemble. Adapted by David Wood. Performer Ann Louise Ross. Performer Irene Macdougall. Performer Jemima Levick. Performer Millie Turner. Performer Thomas Cotran. Performer David Delve. Performer Keith Macpherson. Performer Scott Gilmour.
27 Nov 14 to 31 Dec 14Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
listing details L1423460485


Presented byYvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre. Adapted by David Wood. Director Lucy Betts. Director Julia Black. Director Adam Forde. Musical Director David Perkins.
3 Jul 14 to 5 Jul 14Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
listing details L590725079


Recommended age: 4+. Running time: 120mins + intervalCompany Birmingham Stage Company. Adapted by David Wood.
6 Nov 13 to 9 Nov 13Hafren (formerly Theatre Hafren), Newtown :: V852
listing details L01901675550
16 Oct 13 to 20 Oct 13Buxton Opera House, Buxton :: V424
listing details L1120806454
10 Sep 13 to 14 Sep 13Hull New Theatre, Hull :: V934
listing details L214677256
23 Jul 13 to 27 Jul 13The Playhouse, Oxford :: V803
listing details L1047578987
16 Jul 13 to 20 Jul 13Whitley Bay Playhouse, Whitley Bay :: V580
listing details L0902463400
2 Jul 13 to 6 Jul 13Derby Theatre, Derby :: V1830193620
listing details L01882807037
18 Jun 13 to 22 Jun 13Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield :: V962
listing details L1264340345
11 Jun 13 to 15 Jun 13Belgrade Theatre, Coventry :: V153
listing details L01533185112
4 Jun 13 to 8 Jun 13Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
listing details L0418092252
10 Apr 13 to 14 Apr 13Theatre Royal, Nottingham :: V462
listing details L1027445500
14 Mar 13 to 17 Mar 13Theatre Royal, Norwich :: V72
listing details L526160214
5 Mar 13 to 9 Mar 13Darlington Hippodrome (formerly Civic Theatre), Darlington :: V562
listing details L1746062215
19 Feb 13 to 23 Feb 13Civic Theatre, Chelmsford :: V32
listing details L1998133629
12 Feb 13 to 16 Feb 13New Theatre, Cardiff :: V823
listing details L1317434356
14 Nov 12 to 2 Feb 13Old Rep, Birmingham :: V147
listing details L1987310323


Company Stage2.
5 Jan 11 to 8 Jan 11Crescent Theatre, Birmingham :: V144
listing details L794984290


Company Illyria.
5 Aug 10Acorn Arts Centre, Penzance :: V1747286290
listing details L1199722316
14 Jun 10 to 18 Jun 10Minack Theatre, Penzance :: V872
listing details L0667904314
3 Jun 10The Hawth, Crawley :: V720
listing details L867635609


Company Youth Theatre.
2 Jul 10 to 3 Jul 10The Station Theatre, Hayling Island :: V759
listing details L825540174


Company Exeter Northcott Young Company. Adapted by David Wood. Director Polly Agg-Manning. Design Becky Hawkins.
15 Apr 10 to 17 Apr 10Northcott Theatre, Exeter :: V886
listing details L0474988383


Producer Polka Theatre. Adapted by David Wood. Director Roman Stefanski. Design Keith Baker. Musical Director Olly Fox. Lighting Jim Simmons.
13 Nov 09 to 13 Feb 10Polka Theatre for Children, Outer London :: V324
listing details L0695841118


Producer Watermill. Adapted by David Wood. Director Anna Linstrum. Music Simon Slater. Design Helen Goddard. Performer Tomm Coles (Aunt Spiker/Centipede). Performer Michelle Long (Miss Spider). Performer William Oxborrow (Old-Green-Grasshopper). Performer Loveday Smith (Aunt Sponge/Ladybird). Performer Robert Maskell (Earthworm). Performer Nadim Naaman (James).
26 Nov 09 to 3 Jan 10The Watermill Theatre, Newbury :: V733
listing details L104058158


Company Malvern Theatre Players.
3 Sep 08 to 6 Sep 08Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
listing details L02107752450


Producer Royal and Derngate. Adapted by David Wood. Director Dani parr. Design Ben Stones. Lighting Malcom Rippeth. Choreographer Caroline Pope. Music Loz Kaye. Performer Adam Baxter. Performer William Finkenrath. Performer Lauren Hersheson. Performer Tom Jude. Performer Morgan Philpott. Performer Louise Shuttleworth.
13 Jun 08 to 28 Jun 08Royal & Derngate, Northampton :: V449
listing details L1344561303


Producer Nuffield Theatre. Adapted by David Wood. Director Russ Tunney.
10 Apr 08 to 26 Apr 08NST Campus, Southampton :: V776
listing details L1649746927


Producer Crescent Theatre.
12 Jan 08 to 26 Jan 08Crescent Theatre, Birmingham :: V144
listing details L01327428814


Company SideShow Theatre Company.
28 Nov 07 to 2 Dec 07Kenneth More Theatre, Outer London :: V313
listing details L0964890858


Company Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club.
30 Oct 07 to 3 Nov 07ADC Theatre, Cambridge :: V18
listing details L144552231


Producer Octagon Theatre. Director Sarah Esdaile. Design Jon Bausor. Performer Elizabeth Marsh (Miss Spider). Performer Anthony Hunt (Centipede). Performer Thomas Padden (Old Green Grasshopper). Performer Matthew Woodyatt (Earthworm). Performer Alan Morrissey (James). Performer Emma Manton (Ladybird).
24 Nov 06 to 20 Jan 07Octagon Theatre, Bolton :: V480
listing details L2062334240


Company Citizens' Theatre Company.
5 Dec 06 to 30 Dec 06Citizens Theatre, Glasgow :: V611
listing details L0169570796


Company Maltings Junior Youth Theatre. Adapted by David Wood.
15 Jun 06 to 17 Jun 06The Maltings, Berwick-on-Tweed :: V986
listing details L286897775


Adapted by David Wood. Director Paron Mead. Company Students Union (in association with the Cochrane Theatre).
1 Jun 06 to 2 Jun 06Cochrane Theatre, Inner London :: V181
listing details L01464699204


Company Wakefield Little Theatre.
8 Feb 06 to 12 Feb 06Theatre Royal Wakefield, Wakefield :: V979
listing details L1430530092


Producer Progress Theatre.
29 Dec 05 to 7 Jan 06Progress Theatre, Reading :: V737
listing details L0397263375


Producer Brentwood Theatre Company. Adapted by David Wood. Music John Trent Wallace. Director David Toltek. Director John Trent Wallace (music). Choreographer Paul Tomkinson. Lighting Guy Lee. Performer Phil Mulryne (James). Performer Amelia Bamford (Ladybird). Performer Joanne Furnivall (Aunt Sponge). Performer Julia Meadwell (Miss Spider). Performer Matt Burgess (Earthworm/Swing). Performer John Paul Murray (Aunt Spiker). Performer Ian Street (The Old Man/Understudy to Mr Mulryne).
5 Dec 05 to 30 Dec 05Brentwood Theatre, Brentwood :: V1024
listing details L1272041769


Company HumDrum Amdram.
14 Dec 05 to 21 Dec 05Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant :: V757
listing details L140800756


Producer Polka Theatre.
11 Nov 04 to 22 Jan 05Polka Theatre for Children, Outer London :: V324
listing details L02011370752


Company Cumbernauld Junior Youth Theatre.
7 Apr 04 to 9 Apr 04Cumbernauld Theatre, Cumbernauld :: V594
listing details L146007158


Company Birmingham Stage Company. Adapted by David Wood. Director Graeme Messer. Design Jaqueline Trousdale. Lighting Brian Harris. Music Mary McAdam. Performer Matthew Noble (James). Performer Nick Chadwin. Performer Paul Critoph. Performer Richard J Fletcher. Performer Cally Lawrence. Performer Katie Rider. Performer Stuart Rooker. Performer Lucy Walker.
24 Jun 03 to 28 Jun 03Bristol Old Vic, Bristol :: V857
listing details L734943956
17 Jun 03 to 21 Jun 03Courtyard, Hereford :: V101
listing details L01120835377
10 Jun 03 to 14 Jun 03Civic Theatre, Chelmsford :: V32
listing details L1287238430
3 Jun 03 to 7 Jun 03Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent :: V124
listing details L02057886636
28 May 03 to 31 May 03Dorking Halls, Dorking :: V1030
listing details L01734828111
20 May 03 to 24 May 03Hull New Theatre, Hull :: V934
listing details L1987372470
6 May 03 to 10 May 03Alhambra Theatre, Bradford :: V965
listing details L0651937397
29 Apr 03 to 3 May 03Guild Hall and Charter Theatre, Preston :: V524
listing details L01252968847
23 Apr 03 to 26 Apr 03Ipswich Regent, Ipswich :: V79
listing details L2017857522
15 Apr 03 to 19 Apr 03Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham :: V90
listing details L2138308190
8 Apr 03 to 12 Apr 03Venue Cymru (formerly - North Wales Theatre), Llandudno :: V848
listing details L331310665
2 Dec 02 to 4 Jan 03Gala Theatre, Durham :: V0146218420
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Company Birmingham Stage Company. Adapted by David Wood. Director Graeme Messer. Design Jaqueline Trousdale. Lighting Brian Harris. Music Mary McAdam. Performer Joel Chalfen (James). Performer Shaun Granville. Performer Claire Jeater. Performer Laura McFall. Performer Benedict Martin. Performer Leigh Palmer. Performer Beverley Ann Ross. Performer Timothy Speyer.
12 Nov 02 to 16 Nov 02New Wimbledon Theatre, Outer London :: V341
listing details L734161481
6 Nov 02 to 9 Nov 02Theatre Royal, Norwich :: V72
listing details L993496148
28 Oct 02 to 2 Nov 02Grand Theatre, Swansea :: V831
listing details L01523013508
22 Oct 02 to 26 Oct 02The Orchard, Dartford :: V677
listing details L01677773723
15 Oct 02 to 19 Oct 02Victoria Theatre, Halifax :: V969
listing details L011524179
12 Aug 02 to 17 Aug 02His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen :: V585
listing details L2102651361
23 Jul 02 to 27 Jul 02Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea :: V42
listing details L968719056
16 Jul 02 to 20 Jul 02Jersey Opera House, St Helier :: V869
listing details L265712722
9 Jul 02 to 13 Jul 02The Hexagon, Reading :: V734
listing details L0521112148
2 Jul 02 to 6 Jul 02Theatre Royal, Nottingham :: V462
listing details L873613917
11 Jun 02 to 15 Jun 02Richmond Theatre, Outer London :: V327
listing details L1913811031
4 Jun 02 to 8 Jun 02New Victoria Theatre, Woking :: V709
listing details L01768502207
28 May 02 to 1 Jun 02Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne :: V665
listing details L1197780334
28 May 02 to 1 Jun 02Churchill Theatre, Bromley :: V302
listing details L0643323749
21 May 02 to 25 May 02Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield :: V962
listing details L0392107035
14 May 02 to 18 May 02Cork Opera House, Cork :: V831326450
listing details L01126188897
7 May 02 to 11 May 02Buxton Opera House, Buxton :: V424
listing details L01465971383
30 Apr 02 to 4 May 02Corn Exchange, Cambridge :: V21
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23 Apr 02 to 27 Apr 02Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury :: V674
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16 Apr 02 to 20 Apr 02Grand Opera House, York :: V957
listing details L1254830055
10 Apr 02 to 13 Apr 02Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple :: V883
listing details L2126619985
2 Apr 02 to 6 Apr 02Hall for Cornwall, Truro :: V1183
listing details L1678991147
20 Mar 02 to 30 Mar 02Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke :: V764
listing details L1925161973
12 Mar 02 to 16 Mar 02Whitley Bay Playhouse, Whitley Bay :: V580
listing details L275772975
5 Mar 02 to 9 Mar 02The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
listing details L0210979751
26 Feb 02 to 2 Mar 02Blackpool Grand Theatre, Blackpool :: V518
listing details L0265766669
19 Feb 02 to 23 Feb 02Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham :: V140
listing details L01597288578
12 Feb 02 to 16 Feb 02Royal & Derngate, Northampton :: V449
listing details L01509235574
21 Nov 01 to 26 Jan 02Old Rep, Birmingham :: V147
listing details L0337062457


Company Reading Youth Theatre.
23 Mar 02Progress Theatre, Reading :: V737
listing details L016139584


Company Sherman Theatre Company. Adapted by David Wood. Director Phil Clark. Performer Ryland Teifi. Performer Lucy Rivers. Performer Matthew Bailey. Performer Nick Evans. Performer Gareth Wyn Griffiths. Performer Bathan Morgan. Performer Simon Thorne. Performer Mark O'Connor. Performer Sejal Bhatt. Performer Jeni Calnan. Performer Jennifer Drage. Performer Laura Drage. Performer William Evans. Performer Lucy Evans. Performer Sarah Glover. Performer Adam King. Performer Tess Lewis. Performer Claudia Medina. Performer Madeleine Morgan. Performer Louise Poolman. Performer Branwen Bennell. Performer Stephen Colbourne. Performer Sophie Gamlin. Performer Daisy-Alys Langrish. Performer Penny Lloyd-Williams. Performer Adele MacGregor. Performer Natasha Peets. Performer Ian Rawle. Performer Kathryn Richards. Performer Elisha Robinson. Performer Hannah Stoate.
16 Nov 01 to 12 Jan 02Sherman Theatre, Cardiff :: V824
listing details L01727139166


Company Storytellers Theatre Company.
20 Aug 99Compass Theatre, Outer London :: V1166
listing details L01565411297
20 Aug 99Compass Theatre, Outer London :: V1166
listing details L088939000

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15 Nov 19 to 16 Nov 19Oasthouse Theatre, Rainham :: V695
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10 Jul 14 to 12 Jul 14Putney Arts Theatre, Outer London :: V363
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29 Jan 09 to 31 Jan 09Hyde Festival Theatre, Hyde :: V819939367
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26 Nov 02 to 30 Nov 02The Hawth, Crawley :: V720
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20 Aug 02 to 24 Aug 02Theatre Royal, Windsor :: V742
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6 May 97Burnley Mechanics, Burnley :: V519
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