David Walliams' Billionaire Boy brought to life at Theatre Royal, Nottingham
David Walliams’ best seller Billionaire Boy is being brought to life on stage by the Birmingham Stage Company.
It is their third collaboration after the Olivier Award nominated Gangsta Granny and acclaimed Awful Auntie productions.
The West End production of Billionaire Boy comes to the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, from Thursday, July 7, to Sunday, July 11. It is suitable for those aged five and over.
It tells the story of Joe Spud, who at 12 years old is the richest boy in the country. He has his own sports car, two crocodiles as pets and £100,000 a week pocket money.
But what Joe doesn’t have is a friend. So he decides to leave his posh school and start at the local comprehensive. But things don’t go as planned for Joe and life becomes a rollercoaster as he tries find what money can’t buy.
David Walliams said: “What a magnificent show! If this production was on Britain’s Got Talent, I’d be giving it the Golden Buzzer. It couldn’t be better.”
Since his first novel, The Boy in the Dress in 2008, David Walliams has enjoyed global sales of more than 45m copies.