Around the World in 80 Days

The show Around the World in 80 Days will be embarking on a major UK tour this July, which will encompass a special summer run in London. 

The tour is expected to run for six months, starting from 11th July when it will open at the Theatre Royal in Nottingham.

Other locations listed on the tour include Cheltenham Everyman Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, Plymouth Theatre Royal, and Sheffield Lyceum Theatre.

The tour will visit 17 venues throughout the UK overall. 

Additionally, between 2nd August and 2 September, Around the World in 80 Days will enjoy a summer season at Cadogan Hall, London. It will also have a Christmas run a The Lowry, at Salford Quays from 5th December to 7th January.

Tickets for the tour and summer and Christmas season are now on sale.

Synopsis: Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days tells the story of a wealthy Phileas Fogg who wagers his life’s fortune so that he can circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days in a hot air balloon. 

The show follows Fogg and his valet Passepartout as they voyage from the misty alleys of Victorian London to the exotic subcontinent and the Wild West in a race against the clock.

An ensemble cast of eight will play over 125 characters in what’s described as an imaginative escapade. The cast will also take on the roles of trains and boats, present four fights and three dances, display two circus acts, and pose as an elephant.

Further information 

The tour reunites original cast members, Andrew Pollard as Phileas Fogg and Michael Hugo as Passepartout. The show first premiered at the New Vic Theatre in 2013.

The show is produced by the New Vic Theatre and is Laura Eason’s adaptation of Jules Verne’s novel by the same name.

Around the World in 80 Days is directed by Theresa Heskins and has music composed by James Atherton.

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