The mysterious and fabulously wealthy Phileas Fogg wagers his life’s fortune that can circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days. Join Fogg and his loyal valet, Passepartout, as they voyage from the misty alleys of Victorian London to the exotic subcontinent and the Wild West in a race against the clock.
Theresa Heskins’ celebrated production returns to the stage at Cadogan Hall as part of a major national tour. A hugely talented cast of eight play over 125 characters in this imaginative, high spirited escapade including six trains, five boats, four fights, three dances, two circus acts and an elephant!
Suitable for everyone aged 7+.
★★★★★ ‘If it’s sold out – and it soon will be – I suggest that you beg, steal or borrow a ticket for this, the funniest, most inventive and exciting comedy for years’ (StageTalk)
★★★★★ ‘A magnificently preposterous romp… Exhilarating’
★★★★ ‘Highly entertaining, a riotous romp’
★★★★ ‘The cast is uniformly terrific’
★★★★★ ‘A sheer joy from start to finish’
★★★★★ ‘The show is a sheer delight’
Simon Friend and Kenny Wax Family Entertainment present the New Vic Theatre production in association with Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester.
Directed by Theresa Heskins
Designed by Lis Evans
Music by James Atherton
Movement direction by Beverley Edmunds
Lighting design by Alexandra Stafford
Sound design by James Earls-Davis
Associate sound design by Alex Day
Casting by Anji Carroll CDG
★★★★★ “Just back from seeing Around the World in 80 Days for the second time. Truly amazing. A master class in acting, direction and imaginative theatre. Congratulations to all concerned. Thank you for a wonderful evening. Never was a standing ovation more deserved.”
★★★★★ “The whole thing is great, brilliant acting and very funny.”
★★★★★ “What a fantastic performance of around the world in 80 days at the New Vic, if you don’t manage to see it you have definitely missed out. Absolutely brilliant.”
“Absolutely mesmerising. Stunning performances, choreography and costumes. I always know I will enjoy an evening at the Vic but tonight was truly special. The cast were shining. A magical experience all round.”
“Best thing we have ever seen!”
“Such a hilariously funny performance and a well deserved standing ovation for a very talented cast!”
“Incredible visual, comical and theatrical treat tonight.”
“Absolutely superb – a real treat & well deserved ovation! Talented cast and creative production…”
“You must book tickets: incredible performance: standing ovation for tonight’s performance.”
“Brilliant performance and acting of #aroundtheworldin80days, not to be missed!”
— Reviews by members of the public, June 2017
- Concert Duration:
- approx. 2½ hours (incl. interval)