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Theatre REVIEW: Gangsta Granny - ★★★★

A stage adaptation of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny book, about a Friday night with Granny that ends up being more exciting than expected. Presented by the Birmingham Stage Company (Horrible Histories).

It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing - staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure - it’s going to be sooooooooo boring! But what Ben doesn’t know is that Granny has a secret - and Friday nights are about to get more exciting than he could possibly imagine, as he embarks on the adventure of a lifetime with his very own Gangsta Granny!



Perth Theatre, run ended

Scotland Tour



Amelia (Age 8) - ★★★★★

"It was Super good and the acting was amazing so funny. I loved it all .AMAZING dancing. my favourite character was Flávio he was so funny . Gangster granny is my favourite book and movie and it was brilliant to see it live in a show like that. Everyone should see it if they like the book."

Stewart - ★★★★★

"This is a fantastic adaptation of a brilliant book by David Walliams. The idea behind it about getting to know and spend time with your elderly relatives is a lovely message. The play has a very nifty set, plenty of laughs and great performances, especially from Isabel Ford as Granny. If you enjoy the book you won't go wrong with this fun adaptation."

Daniel (Age 12) - ★★★

"I enjoyed the book when I read it a few years ago and it was great seeing the characters come to life. My favourite was Raj as he is really funny and a nice man.

The set was smart because it was compact and versatile.

Although I enjoyed this, I think it may be better suited to younger children so it wasn't my favourite show I've seen at the theatre but it wasn't the worst either!"

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