Our Day Out (Revised Musical Version)

by  Willy Russell, Bob Eaton

Short Musical, Drama  /  23m, 16f

When Mrs Kay's 'Progress Class' are unleashed for a day's coach trip to Alton Towers they can hardly believe their luck.....

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Our Day Out (Revised Musical Version)

by  Willy Russell Bob Eaton

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    23m, 16f
  • SubGenre


    Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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When Mrs Kay's 'Progress Class' are unleashed for a day's coach trip to Alton Towers they can hardly believe their luck...until Mr Brigg's gets on board. With the destination changes to Wales, a battle of wits ensues between the exuberant pupils and the humourless Mr Briggs.

This updated and extensively revised version of Willy Russell's much loved play features additional songs while retaining the humour and poignancy of the original.

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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


  • Vocal Demands: Easy
  • Orchestra Size: Small/Combo


23m, 16f

Mrs Kay
Mr Briggs

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  • Features Children


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Willy Russell

Willy Russell’s career spans more than four decades; born in Liverpool in 1947, he left school at 15, became a women’s hairdresser, part-time singer/songwriter performing on the local folk scene, before returning to education and becoming a teacher Whilst at St Katharine’s College, Willy began writing drama and, in ...

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Bob Eaton

Bob Eaton

Our Day Out was originally written for television and transmitted as a BBC 'Play for Today' in 1977. It was later adapted for the stage and first performed at the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, on 8th April 1983.Our Day Out - The Musical was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, in September 2009, and subsequently returned to the Royal Court in 2010.

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