Horrible Histories - World Premiere of BARMY BRITAIN at the Garrick Theatre from 14th February

Live on Stage 

World premiere of 


Garrick Theatre from Tuesday 14th February 2012 

History with the nasty bits left in! 

Following acclaimed productions of Terrible Tudors, Vile Victorians, Awful Egyptians and Ruthless Romans, Birmingham Stage Company present the world premiere of HORRIBLE HISTORIES - BARMY BRITAIN, set in loathsome London.

British history is full of barmy people who did nasty things to each other. With blood, battles, murder and mayhem HORRIBLE HISTORIES-BARMY BRITAIN explores stories from Roman, Tudor, Stuart, Georgian, Victorian and WW1 periods and features famous characters such as Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Guy Fawkes, Florence Nightingale and General Earl Haig. Enjoy an episode of Roman Mankychef and find out how to impress your guests with roast dormouse; is it easier to lose your heart or head to horrible Henry? Will Parliament escape gunpowder Guy? Take a peak inside Georgian Crime School, dare to dance the Tyburn jig and find out what a baby farmer did.

Benedict Martin
Lauryn Redding

Producer - The Birmingham Stage Company Limited
Director - Neal Foster
Designer - Jackie Trousale
Lighting - Jason Taylor
Sound - Nick Sagar

Dates: From Tuesday 14th February 2012
Times: Wednesday – Friday 1pm; Saturday 10.30am, 12 Noon; Sunday 3pm, 5pm
Press Performance: Friday 24th February, 1pm
Tickets: £14.50, £12.50 & £10
Box office: 0844 482 9673
Running time: 1 hour
Recommended age: 6+