Starring David Bamber, Gregory Gudgeon, Jonathan Hyde and Iain Mithchell, Travel's with My Aunt at the Menier Chocolate Factory is the anarchic comedy by Graham Greene. adapted for the stage by Giles Havergal.
Travel's with My Aunt tells the story of retired bank manager Henry Pulling, and his globetrotting adventures with his Aunt Augusta. From Brighton to Istanbul to Paraguay, the unlikely pair journey together discovering colourful characters and the possibilities that life conjures up in the most unusual of places.
★★★★ The Times
★★★★ Time Out
David Bamber - Theatre includes: Sweet Smell of Success (Arcola), Betty Blue Eyes (Novello), Absurd Person Singular (Garrick), Otherwise Engaged (Criterion) and The Merchant of Venice (National). Television includes: The Paradise, The Hollow Crown, Borgias and Psychoville. Film includes: Miss Potter and The Railway Children.
Gregory Gudgeon - Theatre includes: As You Like It, Merry Wives of Windsor and A New World (Shakespeare's Globe); Equally Divided and Time Of My Life (Watford Palace); Cyrano de Bergerac (Manchester Royal Exchange); The Firework Maker's Daughter (Sheffield Crucible / Told by an Idiot); Hamlet (Prague Shakespeare Company); Fiddler on the Roof (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Zazu in original cast of The Lion King (Disney Theatrical London); The Street of Crocodiles (Complicite); Too Clever By Half and A Flea In Her Ear (Old Vic). TV and film include: Midsomer Murders; Bergerac; Finding Rin Tin Tin.
Jonathan Hyde - Theatre includes: Jumpers , Sleep With Me , The Duchess of Malfi (National), King Lear , The Seagull , Romeo & Juliet (RSC), The King's Speech (UK Tour & West End), Peter Pan (Kensington Gardens, O2, San Fransisco & Orange County), Les Liasion Dangereuses (Ambassadors) and Antigone (Old Vic). Television includes: Foyles War , Spooks and The Queen . Film includes: Tailor of Panama , The Mummy , Titanic , Anaconda , Jumanji and Richie Rich .
Iain Mitchell - Theatre credits include La Cage aux Folles (Menier Chocolate Factory and West End), Birdsong (Comedy), and Richard II (Old Vic); and at the National - Henry IV parts 1 & 2, His Dark Materials, Stuff Happens, Edmond, Henry V, Mother Clap’s Molly House, The Coast of Utopia, Albert Speer, Flight, Chips With Everything, Marat/Sade and The Madness o
Travel's with My Aunt is directed by Christopher Luscombe (Spamalot - tour and West End, When We Are Married – Garrick, Olivier nomination Best Revival, The History Boys - tour and Theatre Royal Bath).