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Aliens Love Underpants

A performer surrounded by alien puppets

Exeter is preparing for an extra-terrestrial invasion in June with the arrival of Aliens Love Underpants at the Exeter Northcott Theatre. Based on the hugely successful children’s book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, the story of the mischievous aliens who come to earth on an important mission to steal everybody’s underpants has stunning effects, madcap action, original music and lots of crazy aliens of course! This fantastically fresh and funny production will delight the whole family. You’ll laugh your PANTS off!

★★★★
“Children of all ages will lap this up!”
BROADWAY BABY

“An excellent show for the entire family”
PRIMARY TIMES

“A close encounter of the most entertaining kind!”
METRO

“…the enthusiasm, cheeky fun and loveable aliens make the show 55 minutes of brilli-pant fun.”
OFFICIAL LONDON THEATRE

Tickets: £13
Family Ticket: £36 for 3 + up to 3 more £12 each
Schools: £9 for groups 10+
Running time: 55mins (no interval)
Ages: schools and families with children 3 and up

For more information, please contact Jenny Hogg on 01392 223 989 or email her at j.l.hogg@exeter.ac.uk

Notes to editors

Aliens Love Underpants stars Abigail Carter-Simpson as Veronica, Mark Collier as Mr Stevens, Eve Pearson-Wright as Mum and Alex James Ellison as Timmy – and their magical puppetry skills also bring the colourful cast of aliens to life.

First published in 2007, Aliens Love Underpants has sold more than three million copies around the world and it has become a firm family favourite. It was listed as the most borrowed children’s book from UK libraries in 2013, and it has been translated into 46 languages. Claire Freedman and Ben Cort have also enjoyed great success with their books Aliens in Underpants Save the World, Dinosaurs Love Underpants, Pirates Love Underpants, Aliens Love Panta Claus, Monstersaurus!, Monsters Love Underpants and the forthcoming Aliens Love Dinopants which will be published in October. Ben also illustrated the recent children’s edition of Ringo Starr’s Octopus’s Garden.

Aliens Love Underpants is based on the book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, and adapted and directed by Adam Bampton-Smith. Design is by Isla Shaw, lighting by Will Evans and choreography by Emma Clayton. The production is produced by Big Wooden Horse and Nick Brooke Limited.

For more information on this production, please visit www.underpantslive.com