Birmingham Stage Company today announces its new production of Billionaire Boy will run at Bloomsbury Theatre as part of the previously announced UK tour.
The production sees the company renew its collaboration with bestselling children’s author David Walliams, following the stage adaptations of Awful Auntie and the Olivier Award nominated Gangsta Granny. Billionaire Boy opens at Bloomsbury Theatre on 13 December and runs until 5 January as part of a UK tour.
Billionaire Boy tells the story of Joe Spud, who is twelve years old and 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 comp. 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 today, “I absolutely loved the BSC’s terrific productions of Gangsta Granny and Awful Auntie so I can’t wait to see their brand-new production of Billionaire Boy! It promises to be a brilliant show!”
Neal Foster added, “We are delighted to be working with David Walliams on his amazing story about a boy searching for friendship in a world where true relationships can be elusive and it’s fantastic to be bringing our third BSC/Walliams production to London for Christmas.”