About the showThe best-selling book The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole is adapted into a musical this summer. Following acclaimed performances in 2015 and 2017, the show makes its way to London’s Ambassadors Theatre in June.
Based on Sue Townsend’s best-selling novels, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾ The Musical sees hapless and hilarious teenager Adrian Mole tell us the timeless tale of family struggles, teenage angst, and unrequited love. A tortured poet and misunderstood intellectual Adrian Mole’s secret diaries have captures the zeitgeist of the 1980s. This musical adaptation will bring Adrian’s story to life for a brand new generation of theatregoers.
The role of Adrian will be alternated by Nicholas Antoniou-Tibbitts, Aaron Gelkoff, Michael Hawkins and Rufus Kampa; Pandora is played by Molly May Gibson, Matilda Hopkins, Rebecca Nardin and Riya Vyas. The adult cast includes Amy Ellen Richardson, Andrew Langtree, Ian Talbot, Holly Ashton, Lara Denning, Rosemary Ashe, Mathew Craig and John Hopkins.
This adaptation of the Adrian Mole novels has a book and lyrics written by Jake Brunger, music and lyrics by Pippia Cleary, direction by Luke Sheppard, and choreography by Rebecca Howell.
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾ The Musical is set to be a hilarious and faithful adaptation of one of Britain’s best-loved novels. It plays at the Ambassadors Theatre London from 24 July – 12 October.
Who Should See It?This show is perfect for Adrian Mole fans of any age, as well as a perfect introduction for anyone who hasn’t yet read the books.