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Presented by Sarah Loader for Snapdragon Productions in association with The Watermill Theatre
Elephant and Castle, London. 1956. Saturday night.
Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it’s pouring down, they’re totally skint, and someone wants them dead? A little trouble never stopped a Ted from having a good time. Desperate times call for rock ‘n’ roll.
From the writer-director team behind Boudica at the Globe and Frankenstein at The Watermill Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall in London comes Teddy, an award-winning, punchy new musical that races through the dark and damaged world of post-war London: a brand new Britain bombed to bits by the Blitz, belts tight with austerity, but ripe and ready for revolution.
With electrifying original songs plus some of the hugest hits from the 1950s performed by the on-stage live band Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts, Teddy is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era, told in the immersive setting of a rock ‘n’ roll club. Bursting with the energy of a live gig, this is theatre that leaves you on a high and jiving all the way home.
By Tristan Bernays
Music by Dougal Irvine
Directed by Eleanor Rhode
Musical direction by Harrison White Choreography by Tom Jackson Greaves Set design by Max Dorey Lighting design by Christopher Nairne Sound design by Max Pappenheim Costume design by Holly Rose Henshaw
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