Feeling nostalgic? Walk into the 1980s era replete with references to the Charles and Diana wedding and Margaret Thatcher and follow the journey of your favorite teenager – Adrian Mole! Based on the bestselling book ‘The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾’ by Sue Townsend which has sold more than 20 million copies, this musical does justice to the trials and triumphs of Adrian Mole. Rated five-stars in its previous stage productions, the musical is a refreshing take suitable for all ages. Watch The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾ and go on a rollercoaster journey with Adrian as he navigates his crush, bully, family, and mostly pimples!
About the Show
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾ is based on the book by Sue Townsend who is said to have worked on the initial production until her death in 2014. It was adapted to stage by Jake Brunger with music by Pippa Cleary. The duo has a repertoire of family-friendly plays and musicals like ‘Jet! Set! Go!’, ‘The Great British Opera,’ ‘Malory Towers’, and ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ The musical is directed by Luke Sheppard, whose previous production ‘In the Heights’ has won three Olivier awards. The rest of the creative team includes Rebecca Howell (Choreographer), and Tom Rogers (Set and Costume Designer.
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾ follows the life of an awkward teenager Adrian Mole who lives in Leicester City in the 1980s. The musical is based on the novel of the same name, and while the book is a part of a seven-part series, the musical is heavily inspired by the first book. Adrian faces all the tragedies that befall any teenager – unexpected pimples, crushes, bullies, and a dysfunctional family.
What sets Adrian apart is his curiosity and intellect bordering on the precocious; he has opinions on everything, even Margaret Thatcher! He has to deal with his affections towards his new crush Pandora Braithwaite, negotiate with his bully Barry Kent and try to make sense of his mum leaving his dad for their next-door neighbor. Watch the fun and exciting musical to find out what happens to Adrian Mole!
The Ambassadors Theatre has a seating capacity of 444.
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Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 3/4 - Ambassadors Theatre Ticket Prices
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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾ first premiered in Leicester in 2015. It was followed by an Off-West End production in 2017 at the Menier Chocolate Factory and was well-received by critics and audiences. It will have a West End premiere on 15th June 2019 and will play for a limited run until 12th October 2019.
“With the help of a vibrant ensemble, Luke Sheppard tells the earnest diarist’s much-loved story with wit, craft and crackling Cuban dance numbers,”
– The Guardian
“Luke Sheppard’s production fizzes with pep and verve – as Tom Rogers’s delightfully flexible design whizzes us in and out of locations with the greatest of ease.”
– The Standard
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Q: Is there a way to purchase The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole TKTS tickets online, instead of waiting in line at the TKTS booths?
A: Unfortunately, no. The only way to purchase tickets is in person at the TKTS booth in Leicester Square.
Q: What time should I arrive at Ambassadors Theatre?
A: Doors open 45 minutes before show time. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before curtain.
Q: Can I take photographs or videos of the show?
A: The use of cameras (still and video) and sound recorders is not allowed inside the theatre.
Q: What do I wear to the show?
A: There is no specific dress code. Formal attire is not required; semi formal or smart casual is recommended.
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A: When booking with Headout, you will get to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view. However, if you opt to try and win lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.