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The King & I

The King and I is loved as one of the greatest musicals of all time.  Seen by millions of people across the world since it was first performed in 1951, when it was showered with awards and became the blockbuster Hollywood movie, its glorious soundtrack is still a best seller today.

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The King and I is loved as one of the greatest musicals of all time.  Seen by millions of people across the world since it was first performed in 1951, when it was showered with awards and became the blockbuster Hollywood movie, its glorious soundtrack is still a best seller today.
 
The heart-warming story of the British governess brought to the court of Siam to tutor the King’s many children is told using one of the most beautiful scores ever written with sweeping melodies such as The March of the Siamese Children, Shall We Dance, I Whistle A Happy Tune, Hello Young Lovers and the unforgettable Getting To Know You. 
This breath-taking new production from the Leicester’s Curve, directed by Paul Kerryson, is a lavish, grand-scale spectacle. With giant gold Buddha’s, sumptuous costumes, a chorus of adorable children, acrobatic dancers and live music this beautiful production guarantees standing ovations.
 
The King and I stars Ramon Tikaram as the The King of Siam, whose West End credits include Bombay Dreams, Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar and Ramayana at the National Theatre and television credits including Wired, Silent Witness, The Mighty Boosh and This Life.

dates

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
14 December - 7 January
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:30

www.fctt.org.uk
0131 529 6000


Venue Cymru, Llandudno
10 - 14 January
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:30

www.venuecymru.co.uk
01492 872000 


Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
17 - 21 January 
Evenings 7:45
Matinees 2:00 & 3:00

www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
0114 249 6000 


Theatre Royal, Newcastle
24 - 28 January
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:00 & 2:30

www.theatreroyal.co.uk
08448 11 21 21


Grand Opera House, Belfast
31 January - 4 February
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:30

www.goh.co.uk
028 9024 1919


Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton
7 - 11 February
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:30

www.royalandderngate.co.uk
01604 624 811


New Theatre, Oxford
14 - 18 February
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:30

www.newtheatreoxford.org.uk
0844 871 3020


The Lowry, Salford
21 - 25 February
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:00

www.thelowry.com
0843 208 6000


Theatre Royal, Nottingham
28 February - 3 March 
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:00 & 2:30

www.trch.co.uk
0115 950 3476


Everyman, Cheltenham
6 - 10 March
Evenings 7:45
Matinees 2:00

www.everymantheatre.org.uk
01242 572 573


New Theatre, Cardiff
13 - 17 March
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:30

www.newtheatre.cardiff.gov.uk
029 2087 8889


Mayflower, Southampton
20 - 14 March
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:00

www.mayflower.org.uk
023 807 11811

Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton
27 - 31 March
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:30

www.grandtheatre.info
01902 42 92 12


Empire, Liverpool
3 - 7 April
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:30

www.liverpoolempire.org.uk
0844 871 3017


Theatre Royal, Plymouth
10 - 14 April 
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:30

www.theatreroyal.com
01752 267 222


New Victoria, Woking 
24 - 18 April
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:30

www.atgtickets.com


Hippodrome, Birmingham
1 - 5 May
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:00 & 2:30

www.birminghamhippodrome.com

Curve, Leicester
8 - 12 May
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:15

www.curveonline.co.uk

Alhambra, Bradford
15 - 19 May
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:00 and 2:30

www.bradfordtheatre.co.uk

Grand Canal, Dublin
22 - 26 May 
Evenings 7:30
Matinees 2:30

www.grandcanaltheatre.ie 

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