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Olympia Theatre Presents
Tom Gates - Live On Stage
The Olympia Theatre
Wednesday 3rd July - Saturday 6th July 2019 - varying show times

**TICKETS ON SALE NOW**

The award-winning TOM GATES series of books are coming to the stage of The Olympia Theatre in Dublin for the very first time as part of a year-long UK tour. The producers behind the Olivier award nominated Gangsta Granny and the celebrated Horrible Histories stage shows have teamed up with acclaimed author and illustrator Liz Pichon to create a brand-new story exclusively for the stage.

Tom’s Dublin fans can catch up with him from Wednesday 3rd July to Saturday 6th July 2019!

Tickets priced from €18 including booking fee & €1 restoration levy are on sale NOW via Ticketmaster.ie, usual Ticketmaster outlets nationwide (list here) including The Olympia Theatre Box Office, and by calling Ticketmaster at The Olympia Phone Bookings on 0818 719 330.

The fees for this event include a €1.00 restoration levy. The restoration levy will allow The Olympia Theatre to invest in maintaining and enhancing the theatre to ensure that it continues to consistently deliver the highest quality experience for theatre goers, actors, performers & producers.

Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult, Over 18's ID required to gain access to the bars where alcohol is served. 


Approximate stage times will be posted closer to the show dates.


The show follows Tom as he tries to keep out of trouble while things go increasingly wrong at home and school. It features favourite characters from the stories including Tom’s best friends Derek and Norman and their band Dogzombies. It’s not easy to impress Amy Porter and moany Marcus Meldew is doing his best to disrupt things while their teacher Mr Fullerman keeps his beady eye on them all. Things aren’t made easier when his grandparents - The Fossils - announce a big surprise and his Mum, Dad and sister Delia are doing everything to make his life difficult, which means Tom will need all the help he can get to save the day! 

Tom Gates

With 15 books in the Tom Gates series so far, Liz Pichon is a multiple number one bestselling children’s author and illustrator. Over 5 million copies of Tom Gates books have sold in the UK and abroad and the series has been translated into 43 languages. Liz has won over 20 awards including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Waterstones Children’s Book Prize for ‘Best Fiction for 5 to 12 year olds’, multiple Specsaver Bestseller Awards and a Blue Peter Book Award – and badge! In 2017, Liz was the World Book Day illustrator.

The Birmingham Stage Company are the award-winning producers of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny and Awful Auntie. The company produce all the Horrible Histories shows live on stage including the West End productions of Barmy Britain. The company also performs internationally, including David Almond’s Skellig on Broadway and Horrible Histories at The Sydney Opera House.

Tom Gates is an amazing adventure for all the family, especially for children from 5 to 12.

The show is adapted by Liz Pichon and Neal Foster with music by Mark Flannery, directed by Neal Foster, designed by Jackie Trousdale, lighting by Jason Taylor and sound by Nick Sagar.

Neal Foster and Liz Pichon
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SHOW TIMES:

Wednesday 3rd July, doors 1pm, show 2pm
Wednesday 3rd July, doors 6pm, show 7pm
Thursday 4th July, doors 1pm, show 2pm
Thursday 4th July, doors 6pm, show 7pm
Friday 5th July, doors 1pm, show 2pm
Friday 5th July, doors 6pm, show 7pm
Saturday 6th July, doors 1:30pm, show 2:30pm
Saturday 6th July, doors 6pm, show 7pm
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Pram Access: We reserve an area to park prams for the duration of the show free of charge. Our usher staff will be on hand to assist & ensure these items are looked after.

Booster Seats: Free booster seats are also available for the little ones during Peppa Pig's Adventure from the bars of each floor, a refundable deposit of €10 will be required which you can retrieve after the show when you return the seat to the bar.

Baby Changing Facilities: We have baby changing facilities in the Ladies bathrooms on all levels, and in the Gents bathrooms in the ground floor Stalls level.

Please note, children aged 12 months and under will not require a ticket for Tom Gates Live, they can sit on an adult's lap for the performance. 
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