Return to the Forbidden Planet


Fasten your seat belts, return your tray tables to the upright position and prepare to blast off with our most outstanding actors, dancers, musicians and technicians as they bring Olivier Award winning musical Return to the Forbidden Planet to Sir John Deane's this February. 

Loosely based on Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' and the 1965 sci-fi classic film 'Forbidden Planet''Return to the Forbidden Planet' finds a spaceship, helmed by Captain Tempest, making an emergency landing on the unchartered planet D'Illyria. Its only residents are the mad scientist Doctor Prospero, his daughter Miranda and their roller-skating robot Ariel. 

Featuring rock 'n' roll hits of the 50s and 60s, a B-movie atmosphere and dialogue in iambic pentameter, 'Return to the Forbidden Planet' is Shakespeare's unwritten rock 'n' roll masterpiece and guaranteed to get you jiving in your seats. 

Wednesday 13th - Friday 15th February, 7pm

Venue: Hopkins Theatre, Sir John Deane's

Price £10/£8 concessions