Roald Dahl's The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

Thu 7 - Sun 10 Apr 2022

Recommended 10+ | 120mins

£17 / £15 Concession

A Roald Dahl Magic Show.

“a glorious tale for our times” 5 Stars, The Scotsman 

“theatrical magic” 4 Stars, The Times 

"Roald Dahl magic for the social media age" 4 Stars, The Observer

"a series of genuinely impressive card tricks & other illusions that require some quick-witted & hilarious ad libbing on the part of David Rankine (outstanding in the role of Sugar)” Sunday National

From the master of the uncanny comes a comic, dark and delightful tale of the obsessive hunt for power. From the slums of Bombay to the glamour of international casinos to the pinging, all-consuming world of social media, our characters discover the dangers of actually getting what you want.

an idle playboy who longs for even more money…

a teenage girl who longs for online fame...

a conjuror who longs to be believed…

Roald Dahl’s The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar is brought to the UK stage for the first time in this breath-taking new show. Expect magic. Expect illusion. Expect the unexpected.

“You asked to hear my story. Whether or not there is an explanation, I do not know. All I know is that real magic exists. And I found it."

Programmes are available in digital format. Click here to download.

Adapted for stage by Rob Drummond

Directed by Ben Harrison

Co-produced by Helen Milne Productions, Perth Theatre and The Roald Dahl Story Company

Welcoming You Back Safely

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