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David Walliams Grandpa`s Great Escape Live

Manchester Arena

Wednesday 1st January 2020

David Walliams Grandpa`s Great Escape: VIP Tickets + Hospitality Packages - Manchester Arena.

David Walliams Grandpa`s Great Escape: VIP Tickets + Hospitality Packages - Manchester Arena.

 

Grandpa’s Great Escape Live follows the acclaimed television film which aired on BBC One in December 2018, and will be directed by Tony® Award nominee Sean Foley (The Catherine Tate Show Live & The Painkiller). Grandpa’s Great Escape is the eighth book by Walliams and was published in September 2015 by HarperCollins Children’s Books.

 

David Walliams said: “Grandpa`s Great Escape Live is an incredible new development for the book. We’re not just turning it into a live show, but into a spectacular live arena show for all the family this Christmas.  Being in arenas means we can have a life-size Spitfire, a tank, the London landscape and a dramatic escape from the Imperial War Museum. It`s great because we can really go to town with all of those elements and this story demands that scale. I`m delighted to be involved with this arena tour of Grandpa`s Great Escape Live, working with fantastic people like the director Sean Foley and Kevin Cecil, who’s written the script. I couldn`t be more excited about it!”

 

The wonderous stage design for Grandpa’s Great Escape Live will see arenas around the UK transformed into London and its landmarks, including Buckingham Palace and the River Thames, from thousands of feet in the sky, as Grandpa’s life size Spitfire soars through the air. The set has been created by entertainment architects Stufish Productions (Beyonce & Jay Z, Madonna, The Rolling Stones). The script adaptation of the book has been written by Kevin Cecil (Little Britain & Gangsta Granny television film).

 

Grandpa’s Great Escape, which has been translated into 39 languages received a wealth of glowing reviews with the Evening Standard declaring Walliams as “the new Roald Dahl”, while The Times describe the story as “a beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale… hilarious”.

 

Many years ago, Grandpa was a World War II flying ace. But when he is sent to old folk’s home Twilight Towers – run by sinister Matron Swine – it’s up to Grandpa and his grandson, Jack, to plot a daring escape. Little do they know, the wicked matron is on to them.

 

The show runs at approximately 75 minutes without interval.

 

Please note that this is an adaptation of David Walliams’ book and he will not be appearing in person at this event.

 

Our Manchester Arena Hospitality Packages are guaranteed to give you a truly unforgettable experience.

 

Skip the queues and get the best seats in the house with our Prime View Hospitality Package or sit back and enjoy the show from the comfort of your very own private suite with our VIP Suite Hospitality Package.

 

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Grandpa`s Great Escape
Date
Wednesday 1st January 2020
Time
13:00
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£108.00 pp (inc VAT)
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Fixture
Grandpa`s Great Escape
Date
Wednesday 1st January 2020
Time
16:00
Package
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Fixture
Grandpa`s Great Escape
Date
Wednesday 1st January 2020
Time
19:00
Package
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Price from
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Our Packages

Prime View Hospitality

Our Prime View Hospitality Package guarantee a fantastic seat with great views of the entertainment. Add a little extra to your experience, avoid the concourse queues with an invite to The View bar – crack open the champagne and get ready for the act of your choice. This package is available for groups of up to 8 people.

 

Prime View Hospitality Package includes:

  • Best seats in VIP Blocks 103/ 114
  • Invitation to the The View bar
  • Early entry to the arena
  • Fast track entrance to the venue
  • Fully licensed bar
  • Variety of food options available
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Prime View Hospitality

Our Prime View Hospitality Package guarantee a fantastic seat with great views of the entertainment. Add a little extra to your experience, avoid the concourse queues with an invite to The View bar – crack open the champagne and get ready for the act of your choice. This package is available for groups of up to 8 people.

 

Prime View Hospitality Package includes:

  • Best seats in VIP Blocks 103/ 114
  • Invitation to the The View bar
  • Early entry to the arena
  • Fast track entrance to the venue
  • Fully licensed bar
  • Variety of food options available
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