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Preview: Pranksters Tackle James and The Giant Peach

Published on: 2 Nov, 2013
Updated on: 2 Nov, 2013

James and Peach 1 475Roald Dahl’s classic and magical adventure,  James and The Giant Peach  will be brought to Onslow Village Hall Friday,November 29 to Sunday, December 1 by Pranksters Theatre Company in collaboration with The Curtain Raisers.

When James’ Mum and Dad are accidentally killed by a runaway rhino, he is sent to live with his two cruel aunties – Spiker and Sponge.  One day he meets a mystical old man who gives him a bag containing “marvellous magical things”.

Next morning he discovers a huge peach has grown in his garden and the most incredible things start to happen;  with his new friends, Centipede, Miss Spider, Ladybird, Earthworm and Old Green Grasshopper he sets off on the adventure of a lifetime!

Marie Gardner, chairman of the Pranksters Theatre Company, said: “Having played to full houses in Bramley village hall in 2012, this colourful and entertaining musical adaptation by David Wood, will be an ideal pre-Christmas outing for all the family. The audience will play an important role in building the story throughout  to save  James and his new found friends.”

Tickets are £9.00 full, £7.00 concessions, £30 for a family of four (min 1 adult) and available from  Guildford Tourist Information Centre, High Street 01483 444334.

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