Based on Sue Townsend’s novel, the five star musical magically captures the story of Adrian Mole. It’s the heartwarming story with an irresistible score and delightful script. Though set in the 1980’s, the brilliant creative team have brought Adrian to the present, producing a modern musical masterpiece for today’s theatre-goers. Get tickets to see The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole on its return to the West End.
After premiering in the West End in 2017, the fantastic show is back by demand. It features a book by Jake Brunger and music by Pippa Cleary. There’s also direction from Luke Sheppard, who has also worked on ‘Matilda’, ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ and ‘& Juliet’.
The production lovingly stays true to the late Sue Townsend’s book. Set in the 1980’s, it’s the timeless story of a teenager living through family troubles as well as unrequited love. Adrian Mole is the intellectual 13 3/4 year old who is always misunderstood. He faces dysfunctional parents at home and a bully Barry Kent at school. Not to mention bad skin and his best mate stealing the apple of his eye, Pandora.
Adrian’s diary shows the world through his eyes, delving into the worries, regrets and angst of being a young adolescent. His grapple with puberty presents a joyous tale everyone can relate to. No doubt, you’ll leave the theatre in love with the musical’s touching plot and production.
The author herself said she would have loved to see the first two books of her bestselling series on stage. Published in 1982, the novel was an immediate hit and has sold over 20 million copies around the world. Now you can watch the wonderful stage adaptation with tickets to see The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole the musical as it returns to theatres.