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Charlie and The Chocolate Factory - The Musical

3 – 20 May 2023

Donald Gordon Theatre

Escape to a world of pure imagination with Roald Dahl’s Charlie and The Chocolate Factory – The Musical.

Based on the iconic story, this spectacular stage show follows the hit West End and Broadway productions to combine the memorable songs from the original 1970’s motion picture (The Candy Man and Pure Imagination) with incredible new numbers from the multi award-winning songwriters of Hairspray.

This is rated out of 5 stars

"A fantastic night at the theatre"

Musical Theatre Review

When Charlie Bucket finds one of the five golden tickets to the Wonka Chocolate Factory, he and the other winners can’t wait to feast on the sweets of their dreams. But beyond the gates, they discover more than just remarkable edible delights. As they embark on an extraordinary journey through Willy Wonka’s marvellous mind, they soon learn that nobody leaves the same way that they arrived…

"Spectacular musical revival"

The Stage

The weird and wonderful world of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and The Chocolate Factory – The Musical will dazzle your senses when it visits Cardiff as part of its first ever UK & Ireland Tour.

Every ticket is golden, book yours today!

 "A sweet treat"


Based on the novel by Roald Dahl and the Warner Bros. film.

Age guidance: 7+ (no under 2s) 
Please note this performance may contain some flashing lights, pyrotechnics and bangs.

Start time:
Tue – Sat 7pm
Thu, Sat + Wed 17 May 2pm
Sun 2pm

British Sign Language (BSL) performance: 11th May, 7.00pm. THEATRESIGN Education, Access & Mentoring Ltd provide our BSL services - the interpreter for this performance will be TBC.


£10 off on opening night (top 2 prices). 
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Groups 10+ from £5 off (top 2 prices)
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Under 16s Offer

50% off top 3 prices Tue - Thu. Max 3 discounted seats per booking. Please note that all under 16s must be seated with an adult aged 18 or above.

All offers subject to selected seats, allocations and availability.

Book as early as you can to secure the best choice of seats. Ticket prices may be adjusted and will reflect the most current price for each performance based on demand. Prices are subject to change without notice.

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