Ellis Productions and Aleksandar Vass present
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
Adapted for the stage by Toby Hulse Directed by Terence O’Connell
Jules Verne’s novel and the films made from
it can boast a cast of hundreds. Toby Hulse’s hilariously enjoyable and perky adaptation… makes use of three. But oh boy, does he make them work.”
A joyfully frenetic whirlwind of a show, full of daft Victorian invention, daring deeds and downright silliness. Three actors portray a cast of thousands in
this madcap adaptation of Verne’s globetrotting classic, bringing to life sea storms, police chases and even elephant rides!
The story begins with a bank robbery by a mysterious figure. Then we are introduced to Mr. Fogg, honest-looking, well-turned out and with good teeth. He is accompanied by his newly-acquired valet, Mr. Passepartout.
Hot in their pursuit is Detective Fix of Scotland Yard, who thinks that Fogg is the man who robbed the bank. This madcap adventure quickly moves alon ...more