Jules Verne’s Classic Tales Comes To The St James Theatre

Around The World in 80 Days at the St James Theatre

A new stage production of Jules Verne’s classic 1873 novel, Around the World in 80 Days, directed by Lucy Bailey, will open at the St. James Theatre this Christmas, just a stone’s throw from the Reform Club on Pall Mall where Phileas Fogg’s adventure begins. In an adaptation by playwright Laura Eason, a writer on hit Netflix series House of Cards, the production will run for eight weeks from 26 November 2015 – 16 January 2016, with casting will be announced shortly. Pack your bags for a trip Around the World in 80 Days. The majestically mysterious, fabulously wealthy Phileas Fogg wagers his life’s fortune that he can circumnavigate the globe in just eighty days. Join Fogg and his loyal valet, Passepartout, as they voyage from the misty alleys of Victorian London to the exotic subcontinent and the wild west in a race against the clock. A cast of eight … Read more