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Beloved children's author David Walliams brings yet another one of his works to the stage: The Boy in the Dress!

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Tickets to David Walliams' The Boy in the Dress coming soon!

The Boy in the Dress, a heart-warming comedy by the same children's author that brought you Awful Auntie and Gangsta GrannyDavid Walliams, has now been adapted for the very first time into a full-fledged stage musical featuring music from Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers. The Boy in the Dress tickets are a must for any family wanting a trip to the West End!

A synopsis of David Walliams' The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress follows the story of a 12-year old boy named Dennis. At first glance, he seems just like your average pre-adolescent, or at least your average pre-teen boy anyway, who is a star striker on the school football team. But of course, there are two sides to every coin and life for Dennis is tough after his mum leaves home. His only reminder of her is a photo of her in a yellow dress: a dress he just so happens to want to wear himself. And oh what a beautiful dress it is, just like the one the girl on the cover of Vogue magazine wears. It isn’t too dissimilar to the dress that Lisa James, only the coolest girl in school, has been sketching in her notebook either.

Dennis soon comes to the conclusion that it's possible to like both football and dresses, but he isn’t sure how the headteacher, Mr Hawtrey, will take it when he discovers that the strict uniform code has been broken by none other than a boy wearing women's clothing.

About the Boy in the Dress London stage production

The Boy in the Dress is an uplifting comedy based on the best-selling novel by David Walliams, which has been adapted into a musical with all new songs from multi-award-winning pop artist Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers. The script of this new production comes from the former playwright in residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Mark Ravenhill (co-creator of ITV series Vicious) and is directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran (Hamlet, 2008 production starring David Tennant and Patrick Stewart). Also joining the creative team is designer Robert Jones, choreographer Aletta Collins, and lighting designer Mark Henderson.

The Boy in the Dress: coming soon to a theatre near you!

This brand-new musical, adapted from David Walliams’ best-seller, will be one for the whole family to enjoy and is officially coming to the West End in November 2019. Boy in the Dress tickets are expected to be in high demand and you don't want to miss out when they go on sale. Sign up for our mailing list by entering your e-mail address in the text field above and clicking submit and we will inform you as soon as tickets for The Boy in the Dress are available! 


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