About the showIn arrangement with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group, Guildford School of Acting present comedy Daisy Pulls It Off at London’s Charing Cross Theatre. Fresh from a sold-out run at the Bellairs Theatre, the production introduces quirky characters set to thrill West End audiences.
Taking place in 1927, Daisy Pulls It Off follows Daisy Meredith, a scholarship student transferring to the prestigious Grangewood School of Young Ladies. Plucky, loud and hugely energetic, Daisy quickly discovers that she might not fit in amongst the gaggling girls and stuck-up snobs of her new school.
With Sybil Burlington and Monica Smithers doing all they can to get Daisy expelled, the feisty protagonist soon gets caught up in a series of schemes and adventures, including the search for the missing “Beaumont Treasure”. Will Daisy be able to unlock the mysterious clues? And just what secrets are being hidden?
Originally produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1983, the comedy by Denise Deegan swiped the Olivier Award for Best Comedy and became a huge West End hit. An affecting, sweet pastiche about the adventures of a classic young girls’ school, the production if often revived across the country.
Directed by Nicholas Scrivens, with music by Niall Bailey and musical staging by Phyllida Crowley Smith, Daisy Pulls It Off is presented by the graduating year of GSA’s Actor-Musician programme and puts the new talent of the stage in centre spotlight. A thrilling show that has earned critical acclaim, Daisy Pulls It Off plays at the Charing Cross Theatre from 19 June to 30 June 2018.
Who Should See It?Fans of the English comedy should take a trip to see Daisy Pulls It Off, which is one of theatre’s long-standing best comedies. This is also a great opportunity to spot emerging talent!
Daisy Pulls It Off is recommended for all ages.