See The King And I at the Bristol Hippodrome
The classic Broadway musical The King and I is heading to Bristol! The multi-award-winning show has dazzled audiences for decades. Since it enjoyed a record-breaking run in the West End, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I is coming to the Bristol Hippodrome as part of its UK tour. Tickets for the King and I in Bristol are on sale now.
Set in the 1860s, The King and I tells the story of young British schoolteacher, Anna. Because he wants to modernise his country, the King hires Anna to teach English to his multiple wives and his children. Things quickly turn rocky as customs and culture clash and Anna and the King don’t see eye to eye. However, before long, it becomes obvious there’s deeper feelings hiding beneath the surface. As a result, The King and I is a romance like no other, inspired by true events.
The King and I stems from Margaret Landon’s 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam. In 1951 it first appeared as a stage show on Broadway. In 1956, 20th Century Fox adapted the story for the big screen. The film version, also titled The King and I, would win five Oscars, including Best Actor.
This enduring and touching romantic tale continues to stun audiences around the world. Its numerous revivals are a testament to its lasting popularity. That's why tickets for The King and I in Bristol are in short supply!
The current version directed by Bart Sher (South Pacific, My Fair Lady) has won several Tony Awards, including ‘Best Revival’. This version combines the creative team of the West End alongside a stunning, full orchestra. The production enjoyed a record-breaking season at the London Palladium. Finally, it will now travel to cities around the United Kingdom, stopping at Bristol along the way.
All in all, get ready to see The King and I on stage at the dazzling Bristol Hippodrome. The King and I is showing in Bristol from 24th March to 4th April 2020. Pick up your tickets for The King and I in Bristol now. Don’t miss out on seeing Something Wonderful next Spring.