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Around The World In 80 Days

Friday 23 June–Saturday 8 July 2017

New Vic Theatre production in partnership with Kenny Wax Family Entertainment and Simon Friend and in association with Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

By Jules Verne
Adapted by Laura Eason
Directed by Theresa Heskins

109 characters, eight actors, six trains, six boats, four fights, two dances, one storm, a circus act and an elephant will take centre stage once again as we bring back our much-loved escapade, Around The World In 80 Days!

The mysterious and fabulously wealthy Phileas Fogg wagers his life’s fortune that he can circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days. Join him and his loyal valet Passepartout, as they voyage from the misty alleys of Victorian London, across the subcontinent and on to the Wild West in a race against the clock.

Join us to see our production at its in-the-round home, before we journey all across the country. More details about where we’ll be visiting are below or visit


11 – 15 Jul Nottingham Theatre Royal
18 – 22 Jul Cheltenham Everyman Theatre
25 – 29 Jul Oxford Playhouse
2 Aug – 2 Sep London Cadogan Hall
12 – 16 Sep Plymouth Theatre Royal
19 – 24 Sep Cardiff New Theatre
26 – 30 Sep Sheffield Lyceum Theatre
2 – 7 Oct Salisbury Playhouse
10 – 15 Oct Exeter Northcott Theatre
17 – 22 Oct Kingston Rose Theatre
24 – 26 Oct Coventry Warwick Arts Centre
27 – 28 Oct Liverpool Playhouse Coming Soon
31 Oct – 4 Nov Guildford Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Coming Soon
7 – 12 Nov Derby Theatre
14 – 18 Nov Cambridge Arts Theatre Coming Soon
29 Nov – 3 Dec North Finchley Arts Depot
5 Dec – 7 Jan Salford Quays The Lowry


Friday 23 June–Saturday 8 July 2017


Photo Gallery

Image by Andrew Billington


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“ Rollicking good fun…”

Clare Brennan, The Observer
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“A magnificently preposterous romp…”

— The Independent
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“Terrific …”

— Alfred Hickling, The Guardian
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“Without doubt an experience that every lover of the theatre needs to have at least once…or maybe twice…”

Kath Walton, At The Theatre
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“Outright entertainment, sparkling invention and breathless, high-action storytelling…”

Chris Eldon Lee, Staffordshire What's On

“A genuinely faultless production…”

Jenny Amphlett, The Sentinel

“Will keep an audience of all ages enthralled…”

Ian Corbishley, Hitmix Radio

“High-octane comic entertainment…”

John Hargreaves, Express & Star

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