Around the World in 80 Days
Based on Jules Verne’s famous novel, Around the World in 80 Days takes you on a high speed, mad-cap, transcontinental, race against the clock! Join Phileas Fogg and his faithful servant Passepartout in their audacious plan to navigate the globe in just 80 days.
“This delightful,well-paced show sparkles with wit and originality…a deliciously fresh show.Original,funny and beautifully acted” The Stage ****
With only a bag full of money, a pocket watch and a wager to win, Fogg sets out on the most celebrated literary journey of all time but will he get back in time?
Commissioned by Cambridge Junction and featuring a cast of six, the show premiered at the venue on the 8 December 2014 and has since performed at Tobacco Factory Theatres, The Stables, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Key Theatre and Polka Theatre – performing to over 16,500 people and counting!
“Audiences last night were treated to an adventure of epic proportions in Around the World in 80 Days, New International Encounter (NIE)’s captivating new Christmas show.” Cambridge Edition
“a real treat for young audiences (and adults too!)” Local Secrets
“Engaging for young and old alike…” Public Reviews
“beautiful, charming and inventive” Cambridge News
Director: Alex Byrne Artistic Collaboration: Rich Rusk Set & Costume Design: Stefanie Mueller Lighting Designer: Christopher Nairne Musical Director: Carly Davis Cast: Martin Bonger, Carly Davis, Kieran Edwards, Sara Lessore, Alex Murdoch, Richard de Winter Previous cast: Ben Frimston, Keshini Misha Stefanie Mueller Production Manager: Tom Cotterill Assistant Directors (Volunteers): Hannah Jackson, Heidi Bowe Assistant Set Designer: Fiona Rigler