Struggling to find something to do this half-term? Look no further than Horrible Histories.
Thousands of years after the Ruthless Romans, Savage Saxons & Vicious Vikings stormed ashore on the coast of Britain and the Gruesome Greeks competed in the first ever Olympic Games, Birmingham Stage Company's Horrible Histories plays at the Belgrade until 30 May. An hilarious instalment of interactive, 3D fun.
Based on the multi-million selling book series by Terry Deary, this brand new double-bill comes complete with eye-boggling 3D effects bringing entire armies to life before your eyes! Taking in over a thousand years of world history from Savage Spartans to Groovy Greeks, Ruthless Romans, Vicious Vikings, Smashing Saxons and Stormin’ Normans, this all-new show comes jam-packed with fascinating facts to ignite the imagination of audiences from 5 right up to 105!
In Incredible Invaders the Celts are crunched when the Ruthless Romans invaded Britain. Can crazy Caratacus can save the nation? Hide behind Hadrian’s Wall and witness the Savage Saxons smash their way in. Can you stop King Alfred burning his buns? Discover who’s at Sutton Hoo and survive the Vicious Vikings as they sail into the audience. It’s a thousand year journey with Incredible Invaders!
Groovy Greeks takes us from savage Sparta to angry Athens to discover the truth about growing up in Greece. Take on the Trojans and pummel the Persians! Compete in the first ever Olympic Games and appear in the very first play! Meet your match with the Minotaur and be zapped by Zeus! Hold on tight as you gate crash the gruesome and Groovy Greeks!
Birmingham Stage Company is one of the world’s top theatre companies for children and famous for its acclaimed productions of The Jungle Book, Kensuke’s Kingdom, Skellig and Roald Dahl adaptations including George’s Marvellous Medicine and James and the Giant Peach.
Tickets for Horrible Histories: Groovy Greeks and Incredible Invaders are priced from £14.75 - £19.25 for adults and £10.25 - £15.75 for children. Family tickets are priced from £41 to £57 (4 tickets, minimum 1 adult). To book, call the Belgrade Theatre Box Office on 024 7655 3055 or visit www.belgrade.co.uk.
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