JAW-DROPPING FAMILY FUN COMES TO SUNDERLAND!
David Walliams’s Demon Dentist
Thu 13 – Sat 15 July 2023
The bestselling children’s author David Walliamsand the award-winning Birmingham Stage Company have teamed up for a brand-new production of Demon Dentist. This is their latest collaboration after Gangsta Granny and Billionaire Boy, both of which received Olivier award nominations.
Demon Dentist begins with strange things happening in Alfie’s town! Children are leaving their teeth for the tooth fairy and waking up to find odd things under their pillow! Alfie and his friend Gabz are determined to get to the bottom of the mystery – but no-one could have dreamed what they’ll discover, when they come face to face with the demon dentist herself in this amazing children’s adventure!
David Walliams said: “What a fabulous show! It’s hilarious jaw-dropping fun!”
David Walliams is one of Britain’s best-loved comedians. LITTLE BRITAIN, his creation with Matt Lucas, won numerous international awards including three BAFTAs, and now plays in over 100 countries. It was followed by one of the most popular comedies of all time, COME FLY WITH ME. David has also been a judge on the ITV talent show BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT since 2012. A best-selling children’s author, David began writing books in 2008. His novels have been translated into 55 languages, selling 50 million copies worldwide.
Neal Foster is the adapter and director of Demon Dentist. He is the Actor/Manager of The Birmingham Stage Company, which is celebrating its 30thanniversary this year. Since its foundation in 1992 has staged over one hundred productions and the company has become one of the world’s leading producers of theatre for children and their families. Productions include Horrible Histories Live on Stage for seventeen years in the UK, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia. Neal has written and directed all of the most recent Horrible Histories shows including the Barmy Britain series seen in the West End, across the UK, and abroad. Demon Dentist is his fourth David Walliams stage show after Gangsta Granny, Awful Auntie and Billionaire Boy. He also directed the world premiere of Tom Gates which he adapted alongside the author of the books, Liz Pichon.
Demon Dentist is adapted and directed by Neal Foster, designed by Jackie Trousdale, lighting by Jason Taylor, sound by Nick Sagar and music by Jak Poore.
Demon Dentist is suitable for ages 5+
Demon Dentist comes to the Sunderland Empire from Thu 13 – Sat 15 July 2023. Tickets priced from £13, with concessions available for families, under 16s, schools and groups 10+. Book online at www.ATGtickets.com/sunderland*
U16s: 20% off price bands A-C excluding Fri 14 July at 10.30am.
Family Rate: Four tickets £85 (Band A), £70 (Band B) excluding Fri 14 July at 10.30am.
Youth Groups 10+: Price bands A-C, £13.50pp on Thu 13 & Fri 14 July (6.30pm performances) and Sat 15 July at 11am.
School Groups 10+: Price band A, £12pp on Fri 14 July at 10.30am only.
*A £1.95 transaction fee applies to telephone and online bookings. All concessions apply to selected seats and performances
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