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Our Day Out (Revised Musical Version)

Short Musical, Drama  /  16f, 23m

Willy Russell, Bob Eaton

When Mrs Kay's 'Progress Class' are unleashed for a day's coach trip to Alton Towers they can hardly believe their luck.....
  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    16f, 23m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
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Summary

When Mrs Kay's 'Progress Class' are unleashed for a day's coach trip to Alton Towers they can hardly believe their luck...until Mr Brigg's gets on board. With the destination changes to Wales, a battle of wits ensues between the exuberant pupils and the humourless Mr Briggs.

This updated and extensively revised version of Willy Russell's much loved play features additional songs while retaining the humour and poignancy of the original.

History

Our Day Out was originally written for television and transmitted as a BBC 'Play for Today' in 1977. It was later adapted for the stage and first performed at the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, on 8th April 1983.Our Day Out - The Musical was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, in September 2009, and subsequently returned to the Royal Court in 2010.

Cast Attributes
  • Features Children

Les/Ronny/Zookeeper
Mrs Kay
Mark
Mr Briggs
Katie
Jackie
Reilly
Carlene
Digga
Amy

+ ensemble

  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Features Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
  • Cautions
    • Mild Adult Themes

Music

  • Vocal DemandsEasy
  • Orchestra SizeSmall/Combo

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Authors

Willy Russell

Willy Russell’s career spans more than four decades; born in Liverpool in 1947, he left school at 15 and became a women’s hairdresser and part-time singer/songwriter performing on the local folk scene before returning to education and becoming a teacher.

Whilst at St Katharine ...

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Bob Eaton

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