Roald Dahl’s The Twits 

Adapted for the stage by Tim Bray
Songs by Christine White

Created for Ages: 5 – 10
Show Run Time: 50 mins

9 April – 7 May 

A delicious Roald Dahl creation. Mr and Mrs Twit are nasty and love playing tricks on each other. The things they get up to are a sight to behold! Would you like a glass eyeball in your drink? How about some worms in your spaghetti? Who doesn’t like a slimy frog in their bed? And would you believe how they make their favourite treat, Wednesday Bird Pie….it’s a sticky idea. Their antics will have you gasping in amusement and giggling along. 

But when Mr Twit turns his nasty attentions to creating the World’s First Upside-Down Monkey Circus with Muggle-Wump the monkey, things get turned upside down and the Twits get a dose of their own nasty ways. 


Costume Parade: Dress up in character! We love to see imaginations running wild and encourage our young audience to dress up as their favourite Twits characters. We will show off the costumes onstage with a parade at the start of the performance (Note: School Holiday shows and Term Time Saturday shows only). 

“Tim Bray has directed another engaging piece of old-school family theatre… Plenty of clever jokes, stupid jokes, audience participation games and sing-along numbers make for a fulfilling hour’s theatre”.

Nik Smythe, Theatreview (2008) 

We have venue specific discounted ticket pricing for Schools and Early Childhood Education providers. Pricing is listed below the link to the venues’ online booking platform. Invoicing is also an option – please refer to our Terms and Conditions provided. 

Term 3: The Pumphouse Theatre, Takapuna 

Pricing for The PumpHouse Theatre 
School/Education Group 20 – 49 tickets: $13.50 each 
School/Education Group 50+ tickets: $12 each 
School Promo – 1 free adult per 10 children 

For Invoiced Bookings Terms and Conditions for The PumpHouse Theatre, click here. 

Term 4: Te Oro, Glen Innes 
Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau 
Glen Eden Playhouse, Glen Eden 
Māngere Arts Centre – Ngā Tohu o Uenuku, Māngere 

Pricing for the above four venues 
Schools or ECCs groups of 20+ tickets: $10 each

For Invoiced Bookings Terms and Conditions for the above four venues, click here. 

Our Gift a Seat scholarship programme offers students and low decile schools who would otherwise miss out on live theatre, the opportunity to attend our shows through FREE tickets.  Apply here  for your class to attend Roald Dahl’s The Twits showing in Term 3 and Term 4. 

We also provide a comprehensive cross-curricular Teachers’ Resource Guide with pre and post show learning outcomes FREE of charge for all School and ECE bookings. Our Teachers Resource Guides are created to support further learning prior to and after your students attend one of our performances. TRG Sample

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