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Relaxed Performance: The Famous Five

Music & Lyrics by Theo Jamieson, Book by Elinor Cook
Based on books by Enid Blyton

Family Friendly
Price: £16
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We're pleased to present a relaxed performance of The Famous Five on Friday 28 October at 2pm.

This performance welcomes individuals, groups and families with children on the autism spectrum, with sensory and communication disorders, a learning disability or anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed theatre environment.

The performance and theatre will be adapted in a variety of ways to create a welcoming, less formal environment:

  • Audience members are able to leave and return to the auditorium during the performance
  • A chill-out area will be available for the duration of the performance
  • The auditorium lights will be adjusted for comfort
  • There will be a relaxed attitude to noise during the performance
  • The show’s lighting and sound levels will be adjusted

For more information or to book, please call the Box Office on 01243 781312


A gang is always worth five times more than the sum of all its parts.

George isn’t happy at the idea of being lumbered with three unknown cousins for the summer, and her devoted dog Timmy agrees. Her cousins aren’t keen on the prospect either. Julian’s struggling to live up to the responsibility of being the eldest; Anne is working out how to make her voice heard; while Dick would like everyone to stop fussing and focus on more important things. Like sandwiches.

But out in the bay lies Kirrin Island, with a ruined castle rumoured to harbour secrets. And it quickly becomes clear that five heads are better than one when it comes to solving mysteries…

Soon the Famous Five are on a daring mission with the future of the planet at stake!

Based on Enid Blyton’s multi-million-selling novels, this brand new musical written by Elinor Cook, with music and lyrics by Theo Jamieson, is an exciting and heart-warming family treat celebrating adventure, bravery and friendship.

Tamara Harvey, Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, directs this co-production. Her work includes the Olivier award-winning Home, I’m Darling, Peter Gill’s adaptation of Uncle Vanya and productions for Shakespeare’s Globe, Bush Theatre, Hampstead Theatre and in the West End.

View the Cast and Creatives for The Famous Five: A New Musical here.

A co-production with Theatr Clwyd

Enid Blyton and The Famous Five are registered trademarks of Hodder & Stoughton Limited.

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