LEISURE: Castaways enjoy splurge-tastic opening night with Bugsy Malone

LEISURE: Castaways enjoy splurge-tastic opening night with Bugsy Malone

THE Castaway Theatre Group has received some amazing comments from people who went to watch the opening night of the splurge gun and custard pie gangster-inspired musical Bugsy Malone at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil.LEISURE: Castaways enjoy splurge-tastic opening night with Bugsy Malone

The Castaways, which is a youth theatrical group, opened the show at the Octagon on Thursday (June 22, 2017) and group officials were overwhelmed by comments on social media from people who had been along to watch.

“Well done everyone – what a fantastic amazing show,” said one person. “Really enjoyed it and can’t wait to see it again.”

Another wrote: “Wow wow wow – you guys smashed it!”

“Congratulations to everyone involved,” said another. “We really really enjoyed watching the show. Well done.”

The Castaways founder and inspiration, Lynn Lee Brown, speaking on social media, was delighted with the success of the opening night and said that the hard work paid off.LEISURE: Castaways enjoy splurge-tastic opening night with Bugsy Malone

“I’m so proud of all the children – thank you so much for all your hard work,” she said. “I am a happy lady.”

The Castaways will be performing Bugsy on Friday (June 23, 2017) and Saturday (June 24, 2017) at 7.30pm with a 2pm matinee show on the Saturday.

The show is based on the 1976 British musical gangster comedy film, Bugsy Malone, directed by Alan Parker and featuring only child actors including a 13-year-old Jodie Foster.

For more details and ticket information about Bugsy Malone – phone the Octagon Theatre on 01935-422884 or go to http://www.octagon-theatre.co.uk/whats-on/musicals/bugsy-malone/ .

The musical is set in 1929 in New York and the city is divided by gang warfare. On one side, Dandy Dan’s mob terrorise the district, taking out those they turn against with their new splurge guns. On the other side, Dandy Dan’s rival, Fat Sam, runs his successful Grand Slam Speakeasy.

Don’t miss out on seeing this show – the splurge guns really are great!

More photos can be viewed on these galleries.

Bugsy Malone with Castaway Theatre Group – Photo Gallery 1: http://www.yeovilpress.co.uk/blog/2017/06/22/bugsy-malone-part-1-june-2017/ .

Bugsy Malone with Castaway Theatre Group – Photo Gallery 2: http://www.yeovilpress.co.uk/blog/2017/06/23/bugsy-malone-part-2-june-2017/ .

Bugsy Malone with Castaway Theatre Group – Photo Gallery 3: http://www.yeovilpress.co.uk/blog/2017/06/23/bugsy-malone-part-3-june-2017/ .

Bugsy Malone with Castaway Theatre Group – Photo Gallery 4: http://www.yeovilpress.co.uk/blog/2017/06/23/bugsy-malone-part-4-june-2017/ .

Bugsy Malone with Castaway Theatre Group – Photo Gallery 5: http://www.yeovilpress.co.uk/blog/2017/06/23/bugsy-malone-part-5-june-2017/ .

Bugsy Malone with Castaway Theatre Group – Photo Gallery 6: http://www.yeovilpress.co.uk/blog/2017/06/23/bugsy-malone-part-6-june-2017/ .

Bugsy Malone with Castaway Theatre Group – Photo Gallery 7:  http://www.yeovilpress.co.uk/blog/2017/06/23/bugsy-malone-part-7-june-2017/ .

Bugsy Malone with Castaway Theatre Group – Photo Gallery 8: http://www.yeovilpress.co.uk/blog/2017/06/23/bugsy-malone-part-8-june-2017/ .

Bugsy Malone with Castaway Theatre Group – Photo Gallery 9: http://www.yeovilpress.co.uk/blog/2017/06/23/bugsy-malone-part-9-june-2017/ .

Bugsy Malone with Castaway Theatre Group – Photo Gallery 10: http://www.yeovilpress.co.uk/blog/2017/06/23/bugsy-malone-part-10-june-2017/ .

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