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Horrible Histories Barmy Britain on tour

Date Posted: 15/11/2013

Fresh from its stint at the Garrick Theatre in London’s West End, Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain from The Birmingham Stage Company is set to tour 35 venues across the UK from January.

The show will open at The Capitol in Horsham on 31st January and is currently visiting locations across the country until the end of July.

Birmingham Stage Company has performed Horrible Histories shows for the last eight years, both in the West End and on tour.

Barmy Britain: a synopsis

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain is set to entertain and educate school groups of all ages with its journey through 2,000 years of history, from the Romans to World War One.

Students will meet interesting historical characters, discover funny facts and see 3D effects - it’s the history of Britain with the nasty bits left in.

About Horrible Histories

Barmy Britain has been adapted by Terry Deary and Neal Foster from Deary’s bestselling Horrible Histories books. Terry Deary is the world's bestselling non-fiction author for children and one of the most popular children’s authors in the country.

Tour dates for Barmy Britain include:

•    Theatre Royal Norwich: 26th February - 1st March
•    The Grand Theatre, Blackpool: 26th - 30th March
•    Mayflower Theatre, Southampton: 16th - 20th April
•    The Lowry, Salford: 29th April - 3rd May
•    Curve Theatre, Leicester: 20th - 24th May 2014
•    Town Hall, Birmingham: 11th - 15th June
•    Lyceum, Sheffield: 15th - 19th July

For further school trip information and full tour dates visit

School Travel Organiser's Guide