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Menier Chocolate Factory

When I went: 8 September 2017

Shows seen there: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾

Size: Small / medium

Typical price: Fairly cheap – tickets up to around £50 in stalls… 190 more words


PREVIEW: Barnum, Menier Chocolate Factory

It has been recently announced that the Broadway musical is to be revived in London later this year. 

Featuring music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Michael Steward and a book by Mark Bramble, Barnum will arrive in London at the Menier Chocolate Factory from the 18th November. 190 more words

Roll up, Roll up! Barnum is back in London

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced the first major London revival of Barnum.

Barnum tells the story of P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth, who combines razzle-dazzle with charm and brass to sell “humbug” to cheering crowds. 116 more words


The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 - the musical

I caught the world premiere of Jake Brunger & Pippa Cleary’s musical adaptation of the late Sue Townsend’s book in it’s home town of Leicester just over two years ago ( 258 more words


Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole: Menier Chocolate Factory Theatre.

(seen at the afternoon performance on 6th August 2017).

Back when the internet was young, and Theatremonkey.com even younger, a Nottingham teenager around 14 and a bit years old, emailed the Theatremonkey office to inform us that the Adelphi Theatre had an extra row not shown on our seating plan. 870 more words

Review Round Up: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole the Musical, Menier Chocolate Factory

This new musical is based on the beloved novel by Sue Townsend is now playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory – but what have critics been saying about it?  572 more words


Lettice and Lovage (Menier Chocolate Factory)

This revival of Peter Shaffer’s 1980s play is one of two productions running at the Menier at the moment, both directed by Trevor Nunn.  It is the story of a theatrical tour guide who embellishes historical fact to entertain those who visit Fustion House (‘fusty old house’, in our minds). 341 more words