The Boy in the Dress musical: first look at the child cast in the middle of rehearsals

The piece opens in Stratford-upon-Avon next month

The cast of The Boy in the Dress
The cast of The Boy in the Dress
WhatsOnStage has a sneak first look at the cast of The Boy in the Dress as they continue to rehearse ahead of the show's opening night.

The show is Mark Ravenhill's adaptation of David Walliams' book, with music from Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers.

The production begins previews at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon on Friday 8 November before opening on 27 November and running until 8 March 2020. Full casting for the show was recently announced – you can see who will star in the piece here.

The Boy in the Dress is Walliams' debut children's book, which follows 12 year-old Dennis, who is his football team's striker and wants to wear a dress to school.