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Return to the Forbidden Planet by Bob Carlton

The Little Theatre Donnington in Telford

Thursday 1st November 2018

7:30pm til 10:00pm (last entry 7:30pm)

Minimum Age: 10

The Little Theatre proudly present ‘Return to the Forbidden Planet’ by Bob Carlton, the original juke box musical!

 
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Return to the Forbidden Planet by Bob Carlton on Thursday 1st November 2018

The Little Theatre proudly present ‘Return to the Forbidden Planet’ by Bob Carlton, the original juke box musical!

Fasten your seatbelts, return your tray tables to the upright position and prepare to blast off! In this Olivier-award-winning musical, the many works of Shakespeare are aligned with a fabulous rock ‘n’ roll score to create a fun-filled, jiving-in-the-aisles musical. Loosely based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest and the 1956 sci-fi classic film Forbidden Planet, Return to the Forbidden Planet finds a spaceship, helmed by Captain Tempest, making an emergency landing on the uncharted planet D’Illyria. The only residents there are the mad scientist Doctor Prospero, his daughter Miranda, and their robot Ariel. They were banished into hyperspace when Miranda was just a baby, and she has known no other world than this. Featuring rock ‘n’roll hits of the 50s and 60s (“Great Balls of Fire”, “The Monster Mash”, “Good Vibrations”, and others), a B-movie atmosphere, and dialogue in iambic pentameter, Return to the Forbidden Planet is Shakespeare’s unwritten rock ‘n’ roll masterpiece. Throw in a roller-skating robot, unrequited love, and a scary space monster, and you’ve got one groovy show! All tickets £9.00 available from www.littletheatredonnington.co.uk

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