Jungle Bells, Jungle Bells, Jungle All The Way!
Starts: Tuesday 13th December 2016
Ends: Sunday 15th January 2017
From: 7:00 pm
After the sell-out successes of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Robin Hood & His Merry Men, Barbican Theatre and Le Navet Bete are excited to present their latest co-produced Christmas show, The Jungle Book, from 13 December to 15 January.
The following details were provided by Jo Cann, the Marketing & Communications Manager.
Join us to see Mowgli, Bagheera, Baloo, Shere Khan, and undoubtedly an ape or two for an unforgettable fools’ retelling of the classic tale of true friendship, whatever life (or the Jungle) throws at you! Bring your own man-cubs and enjoy Le Navet Bete’s family friendly and utterly sidesplitting performance. You’ll laugh, want to sing along and certainly feel part of the show.
Barbican Theatre’s Artistic Director, Mark Laville is directing The Jungle Book says
“We first met Le Navet Bete in 2008 and we’ve worked closely with them ever since on six co-productions. Following our sell out versions of The Wizard of Oz and Robin Hood and His Merry Men the past two Christmases, I’m looking forward to fooling about with the Le Navet Bete guys once again. The Jungle Book is a classic family tale and we really want to give it our own inimitable twist to create an equally unique and highly entertaining festive show for audiences of all ages will love.”
A total of 46 performances will be held in the Theatre’s intimate auditorium in Plymouth’s historic Barbican from 13 December 2016 to 15 January 2017 (including matinee and evening performances).
As ever tickets are great value at just £15.50 for full and £13.50 for concessions (under 16s, over 60s, students and disabled). There is also a great value family ticket at just £49.50 (for two adults and two under 16s). Plus if you’re coming with a large party there’s a group saver discount: buy 10 tickets get the 11th FREE!
Here are just a handful of reviews of previous Barbican Theatre and Le Navet Bete co-productions:
“Absolutely brilliant, as always. Very clever adaption to suit adults and children. A must to see. Good value for money in an ideal, classic venue. Full of surprises. ★★★★★” (Trip Advisor)
“ Ingenious and effortlessly hilarious, they deliver a cracking mix of wit and slapstick tomfoolery. ★★★★ (The Stage)
“We visit the show every Christmas with our family and wouldn’t miss it for the world!
It never fails to have us in tears with laughter and the cast have as much fun as the audience. Such a special show. We feel proud to support such amazing local talent. ★★★★★” (Trip Advisor)
“What a great theatre, lovely helpful staff and a delicious Noodle Bar. We came to see The Wizard of Oz yesterday and it was so hilarious, we laughed so much our sides were aching!! Le Navet Bete are great guys. Roll on The Jungle Book for the Christmas performance!” ★★★★★” (Trip Advisor)
Barbican Theatre and Le Navet Bete are also delighted to announce their partnership with Plymouth Audi as the main sponsor of the production. Following the successful partnership with Plymouth Audi, who sponsored their highly acclaimed summer production of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet at Royal William Yard, Barbican Theatre is thrilled this partnership has been extended to support their family Christmas production.
Buy Jungle Book tickets 24 hours a day on our website, in person at the Barbican Theatre (11am – 6pm Monday to Friday) or by calling 01752 267131 (11am – 6pm Monday to Friday).
A huge thank you to Eden Project for allowing us to hold The Jungle Book photoshoot with Le Navet Bete in their beautiful Rainforest biome this week.