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  • Musical produced by the Gagglebabble, National Theatre Wales, and Wales Millennium Centre
  • Script and lyrics by Daf James
  • Music by Lucy Rivers
  • Conceived by Daf James, Hannah McPake and Lucy Rivers
  • Productions:
    • World premiere at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, UK – August 2016
    • National Theatre Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK – September 2016


Following their 2013 Edinburgh smash hit The Bloody Ballad, multi-award-winning theatre company Gagglebabble are back in an exciting collaboration with National Theatre Wales.

Wonderman is a unique gig-theatre take on Roald Dahl’s short stories for adults, combining a sizzling hot score of original live music, macabre characters, soaring imaginings and thrilling twists and turns, all injected with a wicked sense of dark humour. A celebration of the wonder of one of Britain’s best loved storytellers for his centenary year.

Prepare to expect the unexpected.

Cast and Crew

  • Director: Amy Leach
  • Designer: Hayley Grindle
  • Lighting Designer: Joshua Carr
  • Sound Designer: Dan Lawrence
  • Cast: Adam Redmore, Hannah McPake, Lucy Rivers, Mark O’Conner, James Clark, Pete Komor, Joe Shire




Wonderman Poster