When I was asked if I’d like to go and see Jules Verne’s Around the world in 80 days and take just under two and a half hours at New Theatre Cardiff of course I said Yes!
As my regular readers will know up until last year I’d never been to the theatre I’m starting to become a little bit of a pro and look forward to it. Possibly because for me they are all new stories! Around the world in 80 days isn’t going to be any different!
I know the story is a classic 1872 novel by the French writer Jules Verne and that Philes Fogg is an inventor living in England, he bets his life’s fortunes that he can travel the globe in just 80 days, after another inventor challenges him to the trip. He sets off with passepartout on a big adventure.
We’ll travel the world with a cast of 8 who’ll take on 125 characters starting from the club in Victorian London to the Wild West and the exotic subcontinent!

Andrew Pollard who plays Phileas Fogg. He will join Michael Hugo as his loyal manservant Passepartout , Dennis Herdsman as inspector Fix,Pushpinder Chandi as MrNaidu. Matthew Ganley Colonel Proctor, Simi Egbejumi -David as Captain speedy, Joey Parsad as Miss Singh and KirstenForster as Mrs Aouda.
The cast between them have an extensive list of theatre credits and television including Emmerdale, spooks, casualty, shameless and Hollyoaks.
The show is on in New Theatre Cardiff from Tuesday 19th – 24th September 2017, and you can purchase tickets here

For a chance to win family ticket (up to 4 people) for the opening night of Around the world in 80 days on Tuesday 19th September 2017 7pm . Answer one simple question and leave your answer on my around the world in 80 days post on first time valley Mam on Facebook .
Entry’s will close Saturday 16th September 11.59pm.

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Terms and conditions
Prize is family tickets ( up to 4 people) to the showing of Around the world in 80 days on  Tuesday 19th September at New theatre Cardiff.
The competition will close on Saturday September 16th 11.59pm
There is no cash alternative or any other prize, the prize is a family ticket for up to 4 people to the showing of around the world in 80 days on 19th September 2017 7pm
First time valley Mam reserves the right to end the competition and cannot be held accountable for third parties not providing the prize.
First time valley Mam will not be accountable for any loss or damage.
The winner will randomly be chosen from all correct entries.
First time valley Mam will notify the winner by 12pm on Sunday 17th September if the winner cannot be contacted and haven’t acknowledged they are the winner by 11am Monday 18th September then another random person will be chosen on Monday 18th at 12.pm

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