Horrible Histories tour comes to South Yorkshire

Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain is coming to Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre.
Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain is coming to Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre.

See history come to life on the Sheffield Lyceum stage later this month with Birmingham Stage Company’s Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain.

Featuring all new amazing 3D BoggleVision, the show runs from Tuesday 15 July to Saturday 19 July.

Can you beat battling Boudicca? What if a Viking moved in next door? Would you lose your heart or head to horrible Henry VIII? Can evil Elizabeth entertain England? Will Parliament survive gunpowder Guy? Should King Charles keep his head? Dare you stand and deliver to dastardly Dick Turpin? Move to groove with party Queen Victoria and prepare to do battle in the frightful First World War.

It’s the history of Britain with the nasty bits left in!

Barmy Britain is adapted by Terry Deary and Neal Foster from Deary’s best selling Horrible Histories books. Terry Deary is the world’s best selling non-fiction author for children and one of the most popular children’s authors in the country. He has written 200 books which have been translated into 40 different languages. His 50 Horrible Histories titles have sold over 25 million copies worldwide from China to Brazil!

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain is a great treat for all the family. It will entertain all ages with its journey through two thousand years of history from the Romans to the First World War. You’ll meet fascinating characters, discover funny facts that teachers never tell you about and be blown away by amazing 3D effects.

Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain comes to the Lyceum Theatre from Tuesday 15 – Saturday 19 July. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £12.00 – £15.00 and can be purchased from Sheffield Theatres’ Box Office in person, by calling 0114 249 6000, and online at sheffieldtheatres.co.uk.

A transaction fee of £1.50 (£1.00 online) applies to all bookings made at the Box Office, excluding cash.