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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


Musical in 2 Acts. Music Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman; Lyrics Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman; Book David Greig
Based on the book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl
Productions 2013 West End

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London - 25 June, 2013


ROALD DAHL's deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka.

When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it's the chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets he's always dreamed of. But beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as down the sugary corridors, and amongst the incredible edible delights, the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems.

Musical Numbers

Act I

  1. Creation Overture
  2. Almost Nearly Perfect
  3. The Amazing Tale of Mr. Willy Wonka
  4. A Letter from Charlie Bucket
  5. More of Him to Love
  6. When Veruca Says
  7. The Double Bubble Duchess
  8. It's Teavee Time
  9. If Your Mother Were Here
  10. Don't Ya Pinch Me, Charlie
  11. It Must Be Believed to Be Seen

Act II

  1. Strike That! Reverse It!
  2. Simply Second Nature
  3. Auf Wiedersehen Augustus Gloop
  4. Juicy!
  5. Veruca's Nutcracker Sweet
  6. Vidiots
  7. Pure Imagination†
  8. A Little Me
  9. It Must Be Believed to Be Seen (reprise)


Chorus of Oompa-Loompas