Chichester Festival Theatre

The Midnight Gang

Date: 13 October – 3 November
Time: 2:30pm / 7:30pm
Price: From £10
A bang on the head during a cricket match at his boarding school has landed twelve-year- old
Tom in the children’s ward of the spooky Lord Funt Hospital.
Luckily, he’s not on his own with the child-hating Matron and the scary-looking Porter.
George, Amber, Robin and Sally are in there too, and they’re not taking things lying down.
When the lights go out and the clock strikes twelve, they’re off. But will they let new boy
Tom join their forbidden midnight adventures through the hospital’s labyrinthine realm?
This inventive tale of fun, friendship and the importance of kindness is adapted from David
Walliams’s biggest selling children’s book of 2016.
This new stage version is by Bryony Lavery, whose adaptations include Chichester’s hit
family shows The Hundred and One Dalmatians (2014) and A Christmas Carol (2015), with
music and lyrics by renowned musician and composer Joe Stilgoe (The Jungle Book, 2017).
Director Dale Rooks’s production of Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild (Festival 2015) won
the UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children and Young People; she later co-directed
the play for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and a UK tour.
Age Guidance 7+
More info & Booking link: midnight-gang