Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Enter a World of Pure Imagination
Performance Times
Monday - Saturday 7.30pm
Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm
The performance runs 2 hours & 30 minutes

Billy Boyle
Grandpa George

Theatre includes: Billy is delighted to be back at Drury Lane for a third time, having starred in 14 plays and musicals in the West End. Billy Boyle was born in Dublin and appeared in all the leading Irish theatres before coming to London at 17 to star in The Scattering (Joan Littlewood's Theatre Royal, Stratford East). His many West End shows include: Some Like It Hot, Canterbury Tales, Maggie May, Hello, Dolly!, Treasure Island, No Sex Please, We're British, The Rivals, Billy, taking over the title role at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Disney's Beauty and the Beast and, more recently, Dirty Dancing (original cast, Aldwych) and the award-winning Into the Woods (Regent's Park Open Air).

Film includes: Round Ireland with a Fridge, Shergar, Barry Lyndon, Side by Side, Wild Geese 2 and The Scarlet and the Black.

Television includes: Trail of Guilt, Father Ted, Life at Stake, The Bretts, Lead Balloon, The Borgias and the award-winning The Grass Arena. Billy also had his own successful show on Irish television, It's Billy Boyle, which ran for three seasons.

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