Bugsy Malone Returns To Lyric Hammersmith

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Following its critically acclaimed run in 2015, Bugsy Malone returns to the Lyric Hammersmith for a limited 12 week run from 11 June 2016. Bugsy Malone is set in Prohibition era New York with rival gangsters Fat Sam and Dandy Dan at logger heads. As custard pies fly and Dan’s destructive ‘splurge guns’ wreak havoc, Bugsy Malone, a penniless ex-boxer and all round nice guy, falls for Blousey Brown, an aspiring singer. Will Bugsy be able to resist seductive songstress Tallulah, Fat Sam’s moll and Bugsy’s old flame, and stay out of trouble while helping Fat Sam to defend his business? Starring a diverse range of talented young performers aged 9 and over, the lead roles will be performed by three different casts in rotation. The 2016 Bugsy Malone cast sees the return of young performers from the 2015 production, alongside new faces including several talented youngsters making their professional … Read more

Bugsy Malone Extends

Bugsy Malone extends at the Lyric Hammersmith until 5 September

The Lyric Hammersmith announced today the their production of Bugsy Malone would extend its run until Saturday 5th September 2015. Wriiten by Alan Parker and Paul Williams, the production at the Lyric Hammersmith is the first UK production in over a decade and has re-opened the venue following a multi-million pound redevelopment. Bugsy Malone is set in Prohibition era New York with rival gangsters Fat Sam and Dandy Dan at logger heads. As custard pies fly and Dan’s destructive ‘splurge guns’ wreak havoc, Bugsy Malone, a penniless ex-boxer and all round nice guy, falls for Blousey Brown, an aspiring singer. Will Bugsy be able to resist seductive songstress Tallulah, Fat Sam’s moll and Bugsy’s old flame, and stay out of trouble while helping Fat Sam to defend his business? BOOK TICKETS FOR BUGSY MALONE

Bugsy Malone to reopen Lyric Hammersmith

Bugsy Malone reopens the Lyric Hammersmith

Bugsy Malone will be revived next year at the Lyric Hammersmith following its multi million pound refurbishment. The new production will be directed by artistic director Sean Holmes and it will mark the first professional production of the show which has been a staple of schools and amateur groups for over a decade. Composer Alan Parker said: “I’ve always loved that Bugsy Malone is performed so often as a play in schools but, to be honest, I never ever liked the previous professional on-stage versions. In fact, in recent years, I have actively discouraged professional productions. However, meeting a few times with Sean… and listening to his excellent ideas, I decided to give a stage production my blessing.” Sean Holmes added: “Bugsy Malone feels like the perfect show with which to open the new Lyric. A work of left-field genius with young people at its heart, it feels like the … Read more

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