Fantastic Mr Fox

Opened 31 July 2007, Closed 25 August 2007 at the Open Air Theatre

Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox adapted for the stage by David Wood with songs by John Kirkpatrick and incidental music by Peter Pontzen.

When Mr Fox steals one chicken too many from a local farm, the farmers decide the only cure is to rid themselves of Mr Fox by any means possible. Outwitted at every turn, the farmers' ploys backfire and all the animals celebrate a feast at their expense. Recommended for years 4 and up - special daytime performances.

The cast features Peter Duncan as 'Mr Fox', Emma Clayton as 'Mrs Fox', Gary Bates as 'Farmer Bunce / Mabel', Christian Edwards as 'Farmer Bean / Rat', Michael Geary as 'Farmer Boggis' and Anthony Pedley as 'Mr Badger'.

Roald Dahl's other London shows include the musicals Matilda and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as well as the children's show The Witches.

Directed by David Wood with choreography by Emma Clayton, designs by Susie Caulcutt and sound by Mike Furness.