New British musical Terror At The Sweetshop has undergone over a years worth of development and will be receiving it’s first full reading at The Other Palace 1 – 2 November 2019, featuring an all star cast, directed by Andrew Keates.
Schoolchildren Oscar, Reese, Ishy and Emma investigate the mysterious disappearance of their beloved sweetshop owner Mr McNulty after he is replaced by the diabolical, child-hating Miss Primrose. With the help of a talking cat, a foul-smelling stinkbomb and the world’s most explosive curry, the children vow to eviscerate the witch and save their local village from the most dangerous power the world has ever known.
Shortlisted as a finalist for the Stiles and Drewe Mentorship Award 2018, Terror at the Sweetshop is a funny and fast-paced family musical comedy featuring an upbeat, tuneful score inspired by gospel, soul and rock and roll.
The cast includes: Eve Polycarpou, Steve Furst, Paul Keating, Shakhil Hussain, Claire Marie-Hall, Newtion Matthews and Tanisha Spring.
And the young company includes: Jack Meredith, Jasmine Sakyiama, Etienne Ragoo, Josiah Choto and Aaron Gelkoff
Music & Lyrics by Gavin Brock
Book by Nichola Rivers
Based on the children’s book by Lawrence Prestidge
Directed and developed by Andrew Keates
Musical direction: Rebecca Grant.