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25 November - 31 December 2017

Big Fish The Musical


Starring Kelsey Grammer
Book by John August | Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lippa | Directed by Nigel Harman
Based on the novel Big Fish by Daniel Wallace
And the Columbia Pictures screenplay by John August

Inside moments of true love you can live forever

What is it to really know your own father? Meet Edward Bloom, played by Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe award-winner Kelsey Grammer. An ordinary man, and an extraordinary father. He has always told his son tall tales filled with beauty, love and imagination but when his son confronts him about what is truth and what is fiction, they go on a life-affirming journey that will change them forever.

Adapted from the much-loved book and Tim Burton movie, this brand new musical is directed by Nigel Harman and is set to a beautiful score by Tony nominee Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family, The Wild Party), with a new book by John August (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory).

Landing at The Other Palace for a strictly limited Christmas season and bursting with heart and humanity, Big Fish The Musical will leave you holding on to your family and friends just that little bit tighter.

Suitable for ages 5+
Babes in arms will not be admitted. All children must have their own ticket. 

Running time: 2 hours 28 including 20 minute interval.

Times & Prices

Wed 1 Nov - Mon 6 Nov (No performance Sun 5 Nov)

Performance Times
Wed 8 - Sun 31 Dec
Evening performances: 7:30pm
Matinee performances: 2:30pm
Sunday performances: 3:00pm

To check performance schedule, please follow booking link

Please note that that the evening performance on Thursday 16th November will be signed.

Please note that that the evening performance on Thursday 30th November will be audio described.

Ticket Prices
1 - 6 Nov (Previews): From £27.50*
9 Nov - 14 Dec: From £32*
15 - 31 Dec: From £35*

*All prices are subject to availability, may only be available on certain performances and are subject to change without prior notice.

Cast & Creative

Edward Bloom - Kelsey Grammer
Sandra Bloom - Clare Burt
Will Bloom - Matthew Seadon-Young
Josephine - Frances McNamee
Witch/Jenny Hill - Landi Oshinowo
Amos/Don - Forbes Masson
Karl - Dean Nolan
Story Sandra - Laura Baldwin
Story Edward - Jamie Muscato
Zacky - George Ure
Story Jenny - Tanisha Spring
Mermaid/Librarian - Sophie Linder-Lee
Dr. Bennett/Mayor - Jonathan Stewart
Peggy/Girl With Cat - Gemma McMeel
Boy - Billy Barratt
Boy - Jaxon Knopf
Boy - Colby Mulgrew
Creative Team
Original Novel - Daniel Wallace
Book - John August
Music & Lyrics- Andrew Lippa
Director - Nigel Harman
Set & Costume Designer - Tom Rogers
Lighting Designer - Bruno Poet
Projection Designer - Duncan McLean
Sound Designers - Avgoustos Psillas/Luke Swaffield for Autograph
Choreographer - Liam Steel
Casting Director - Stuart Burt CDG
Music Supervisor, Arrangements & Orchestrations - Alan Williams
Musical Director - Alan Berry
Associate Musical Director - Huw Evans
Associate Musical Arranger/Orchestrator - Jerome van den Berghe
Copyist - James Turner
Keyboard Programmer - Phij Adams
Dialect Coach - Danièle Lydon
Associate Director - Ed Stambollouian
Props Supervisor - Lily Mollgaard
Costume Supervisor - Jennie Falconer
Assistant Costume Supervisor - Louise Nipper
Production Manager - Richard Bullimore