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James and the Giant Peach, 29th June-2nd July 2016

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Posted by Anne Daybell | Published in Events, Leigh, Leigh Events
  • James and the Giant Peach

As 2016 marks 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl – the world’s number one storyteller – Turnpike Community Theatre are pleased to be performing a stage adaptation of James & the Giant Peach this summer.

Joining in with the international celebrations of Roald Dahl’s work, the theatre group is excited to be performing one of the author’s well known stories that has been adapted by David Wood.  Performances will take place at The Turnpike Gallery in Leigh and they will be an opportunity for families to see this story brought to life on the stage with the Giant Peach and amazing costumes and props

The productions producer and director, Neil Gredecki said,

“It is great that Turnpike are contributing to what will numerous celebrations of Roald Dahl’s work that are taking place across the world this year.  It will be a unique opportunity to engage in a local celebration of the author’s work.  The production promises to be a great evening out for all of the family.”

Performances are scheduled at the Turnpike Gallery in Leigh from Wednesday 29th June to Saturday 2nd July 2016 at 7:15pm.  Due to the popularity of the event, tickets are expected to sell out fast.  To get your tickets visit or the box office at the Turnpike Gallery, Leigh.  Tickets are priced at £5 and £4-50 (concessions) and family tickets (2 adults & 2 children) are priced at £17.  All tickets on the door will be charged at £5.50 each.  Please note that Turnpike now operate an allocated seating system.

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl adapted by David Wood
This amateur production of “James and the Giant Peach” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD.

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