English comedian, actor and author David Walliams’ award-winning book Mr Stink will be brought to life on Arts Centre Melbourne’s Playhouse stage from 1 – 9 April 2017 as part of a national tour. The charming original Australian adaptation is suitable for children aged 6-12 years and their adults.
Written by Maryam Master and directed by Jonathan Biggins the touching, twisted and very smelly adaptation begins when Chloe, just about the loneliest girl in the world, makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp. Sure he smells a bit, but he’s the only person who’s ever been nice to her. So, when Mr Stink needs a place to stay, Chloe decides to hide him in the garden shed.
Now Chloe’s got to make sure no one finds out her secret, but she’s about to learn that some secrets have a way of leading to disaster. And speaking of secrets, there just might be more to Mr Stink than meets the eye… or the nose…
David Walliams is an acclaimed actor and writer best known for the multi-award-winning television sketch show Little Britain, Britain’s Got Talent and Stardust. He published his first novel for children, The Boy in the Dress, in 2008. He is the biggest selling UK children’s author to debut this century. His books have been translated into more than forty-six languages and have sold more than eight million copies in the UK alone. His 2013 publication Demon Dentist went immediately to number one in the bookseller charts and both Mr Stink and Gangsta Granny have been adapted for television.
Arts Centre Melbourne presents a CDP Kids Production
A play by Maryam Master
Based on a book by David Walliams
Directed by Jonathan Biggins
1-9 April 2017
Book: artscentremelbourne.com.au or 1300 182 183