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Horrible Histories Live on Stage

25 February 2021

Club News

Horrible Histories Live on Stage

25 February 2021

Tickets on-sale NOWFrom starting from £39.50 (+ £2.50 booking fee)

Due to the demands of children (and their parents) across the land, HORRIBLE HISTORIES - BARMY BRITAIN is back to entertain families this Easter!


Having staged their unique Covid-safe production to delighted audiences over the past summer and then helping thousands of families plug the panto-less gap with Horrible Christmas, Birmingham Stage Company and Coalition Agency are delighted to add 30 HORRIBLE HISTORIES – BARMY BRITAIN shows to the Car Park Party Easter line up alongside David Walliams Billionaire Boy and Horrible Histories Gorgeous Georgians and Vile Victorians.


HORRIBLE HISTORIES - BARMY BRITAIN features Queen Boudicca, King Henry VIII, Guy Fawkes, Dick Turpin, Queen Victoria and more historical characters from our barmy past!


Neal Foster, Actor/Director, Birmingham Stage Company says, “I’m over the moon to be back on tour with Barmy Britain after it’s hugely successful tour last summer. It’s weird and wonderful to be performing in car parks and to see the audience having fun behind their windshields. We can’t wait to get back out there”.


Horrible Histories Live on Stage is based on the bestselling books written by Terry Deary, illustrated by Martin Brown and published by Scholastic. It first launched in 2005 with the world premieres of Terrible Tudors & Vile Victorians. Since then, the Birmingham Stage Company has produced eighteen different Horrible shows, performing to over three million people in the UK, including the longest running children’s show in West End history, with its record-breaking series Barmy Britain. Horrible Histories Live on Stage has also become a worldwide phenomenon, performing in Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Qatar, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, New Zealand and Australia, where it performed in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House.

Terry Deary is the author of Horrible Histories which is the world’s bestselling children’s history book series. The series is illustrated by Martin Brown. There are over 80 Horrible Histories titles with sales over 30 million in 40 countries. Deary is also the author of over 300 fiction and non-fiction books for young people. ‘A cultural phenomenon. The Horrible Histories series of books have been formative experiences for anyone born since the late 1980s’ Daily Telegraph


Car Park Party know this fantastic show will entertain all ages with its hysterical historical journey through the barmiest bits of British history!


Perfect entertainment for those aged from 5 to 105!



Tickets priced from £39.50 (+ £2.50 booking fee) & T&C’s are available at


Tuesday 13th April                        Newbury Racecourse (2pm & 5pm)

Wednesday 14th April                  Poole Canford Park (11am)

Wednesday 14th April                  Coventry Ricoh Arena (2pm & 5pm)

Thursday 15th April                       Wolverhampton Racecourse (2pm & 5pm)

Friday 16th April                            Bath & West Showground (11am)

Friday 16th April                            Shrewsbury Montgomery Waters Meadow (2pm&5pm)

Saturday 17th April                         Uttoxeter Racecourse (2pm & 5pm)

Sunday 18th April                          Bristol Airport (2pm & 5pm)

Friday 23rd April                            Northampton Franklins Gardens (4.30pm & 7pm)

Saturday 24th April                         Stevenage Knebworth House (2pm & 5pm)

Sunday 25th April                          Chelmsford City Racecourse (11am, 2pm & 5pm)

Friday 30th April                            Birmingham NEC (4.30pm & 7pm)

Saturday 1st May                           Newark            Showground (11am)

Saturday 1st May                           Manchester AJ Bell Stadium (2pm & 5pm)

Sunday 2nd May                            Leeds Harewood House (11am)

Sunday 2nd May                            Carlisle            Racecourse (2pm & 5pm)

Monday 3rd May                            Middlesbrough Riverside Stadium (11am)



For all media enquiries please contact on 07762 130510






Car Park Party is brought to you by Birmingham Stage Company and concept creators, Coalition Agency. 


Coalition represent, imagine and deliver dynamic shows, artists and brands all over the world, they are creative minds behind events including Ministry of Sound Classical. 


Neal Foster is the Actor/Manager of The Birmingham Stage Company which since its foundation in 1992 has become one of the world’s leading producers of theatre for children and their families, including Horrible Histories Live on Stage for sixteen years in the UK, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia.  They are currently preparing for a Car Park Party production of Billionaire Boy, their third David Walliams stage show after Gangsta Granny and Awful Auntie. 



We will be adhering to all the current Covid-19 social distancing guidelines to ensure everybody has an enjoyable and very safe experience:

Car Park Party is an organised gathering whereby we will know in advance those who are attending, enabling contact with attendees before, during and after the event.

No different from people attending other social-distanced events, our expectation is that people will already be attuned to the measures required.

We have a traffic management team on site and all vehicles will be parked two metres apart.

Tickets will be scanned through the windows, so no human contact necessary.

There will be a range of food and beverage offering available at the event and we will be adhering to all the COVID-19 government guidelines.

Toilet facilities will be provided with social distancing health and safety management and sanitization measures in place.

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