Adapted from the bestselling book series by Terry Deary, the show features a multitude of characters from British history, presenting the stories in an interactive and accessible way for children.
Horrible Histories shows have toured for seven years throughout the UK, Ireland, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and are about to debut at Sydney Opera House.
Barmy Britain - Part One runs from 7 August to 1 September 2013, while Part Two - which stars Lauryn Redding and Anthony Spargo - opens at the Garrick on 26 September for a run to 5 January 2014.
Horrible Histories Live shows are created by Neal Foster and The Birmingham Stage Company.
- Ben Lockwood