Horrible Histories comes to the Madinat Theatre

The West End show will feature brand-new scenes

Horrible Histories comes to the Madinat Theatre

Ever wanted to see a first-hand account of Mary Tudor knock the spots off Mary Queen of Scots? Well now’s your chance thanks to Madinat Theatre.

West End show Horrible Histories Live on Stage: Barmy Britain is coming to Dubai on Friday March 15, and it’s featuring brand-new scenes.

If you know anything about Horrible Histories, you’ll know it explains history in the funniest way possible, and this show will show Britain’s past “with all the nasty bits left in”.

Expect to mount a mutiny against King Henry VIII, learn how to survive the first ever train ride, see if Queen Elizabeth I can endure her terrible teeth, and much more.

It’s the first time the hilarious show has toured overseas, after six years of being performed at the West End in London.

The two-hour show will be playing twice on Friday at 11am and 3.30pm, with ticket prices starting at Dhs125.

To reserve yourself a spot, head to www.madinatjumeirah.etixdubai.com.

The educational entertainment franchise began as a book series by Terry Deary in 1993, with the first books being The Terrible Tudors and The Awful Egyptians.

It’s since explored worldwide cultures and began a popular British sketch TV series of the same name in 2009, along with coming to the stage.

The family-friendly performance coming to Dubai is part four of Horrible Histories Live on Stage: Barmy Britain, but don’t fret, as the production states you won’t need to have watched any of the other parts.

As for other brilliant stage shows, Dubai Opera has announced the hit Broadway show Phantom of the Opera will be coming to Dubai this year.

If you’re looking for all the music festivals, gigs and other theatre shows coming to Dubai in 2019, check out our (very) long list.

We can’t wait to get (horribly) educated.
Dhs125 (balcony), Dhs150 (stalls), Dhs185 (VIP). Fri Mar 15, 11am-12.30pm and 3.30pm-5pm. Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, www.madinatjumeirah.etixdubai.com (04 366 6546).

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