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Roald Dahl's The Twits


  • Playwright

    Enda Walsh 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Roald Dahl 

  • Author Notes

    Mischievously adapted from Roald Dahl’s story.

  • Synopsis

    Mr and Mrs Twit are not very nice. In fact they’re extremely nasty. They’re nasty to each other, and they’re VILE to everyone else. They hold a family of monkeys hostage in a cage and force them to stand on their heads. ALL THE TIME. We told you they weren’t very nice. Can the monkeys find a way to show those vicious Twits what for?

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


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Original Cast  
Yorkshire Terrier Man Sam Cox
Monkey Mum Cait Davis
Mrs Twit Monica Dolan
Monkey Daughter Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Tatooed Fortune Teller Lady Christine Entwisle
Monkey Son Oliver Llewellyn-Jenkins
Monkey Dad Glyn Pritchard
Handsome Waltzer Boy Dwanne Walcott
Mr Twit Jason Watkins
Production Team  
Director John Tiffany
Designer Chloe Lamford
Lighting Designer Philip Gladwell
Costume Assistant Amy Clark
Sound Designer Gregory Clarke
Composer & Musical Supervisor Martin Lowe
Music Produced by Phij Adams
Associate Designer Fly Davis
Costume Construction Academy Costumes
Company Manager Heidi Lennard
Production Manager Niall Black
Stage Manager Rebecca Maltby
Deputy Stage Manager Sarah Hellicar
Assistant Stage Manager Greg Sharman
Associate Director - Movement Steven Hoggett
Associate Director Katy Rudd
Associate Director - Movement Vicki Manderson
Set Construction Miraculous Engineering
Set Painter Lisa Dickson
Set Painter Sarah Hrida
Set Painter Kerry Jarrett
Costume Supervisor Lucy Walshaw
Dresser Holly O'Neill
Wardrobe Manager Gina Lee
Costume Construction Hilary Sleiman
Costume Construction Elinor Keber
Wigs by Sophia Heron
Casting Director Amy Ball
Hair & Make-Up Susanna Peretz



  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Nick Marston, Curtis Brown

  • Address

    Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket,
    London SW1Y 4SP

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7396 6600

  • Email

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The information for this entry was taken from the production cast list.