Danny the Champion of the World | PLAYHOUSE Whitely Bay

Public safety continues to be our priority. We’re doing all we can to keep you safe at our venue. Please remember we do not permit backpacks or large bags and you will be screened upon arrival. Read more about our safety policy here Read more  Read more

Danny the Champion of the World


  • Date: Friday 1st May 2015
  • Time: 19:00

"Grown-ups are quirky creatures, full of quirks and secrets."

Come and join London Contemporary Theatre as we follow the journey of a young English boy, Danny, and his father William – the most exciting Dad a boy has ever had. The pair live in a caravan fixing cars for a living. His Dad has a secret hobby though of partaking in poaching pheasants.
When Hazell, a local developer, wants to take over the land their garage is on trouble ensues but Danny rises to the occasion, and him and his Dad come up with a most exciting plan. This will help make him become Danny The Champion of the World.
Based on the original Roald Dahl’s famous book Danny The Champion of the World.

London Contemporary Theatre is proud to present one of Roald Dahl's best loved books. It follows the acclaimed productions of Treasure Island & Around The World In 80 Days. If you're looking for a magnificent adventure for all the family, then don't miss Danny, the champion of the world!

Suitable for ages 5+

"Offering something nostalgic, bittersweet, hopeful and touching, every bit as heart-warming as the original." Get Reading on A Christmas Carol.

Danny The Champion Of The World
By Roald Dahl
Adapted by David Wood
Directed by Lotte Wakeham




  • Date: Friday 1st May 2015
  • Time: 19:00
  • Sorry, this event has now passed and ticket sales are no longer available.
  • Ticketmaster - Official ticketing partner

    Please note booking fee applies

  • Doors to Bars - 6 pm

    Seats Open - 6.30 pm

    Start - 7 pm

    Interval - 7.45 pm

    End - 8.50 pm