A First Look at Horrible Histories - Groovy Greeks and Incredible Invaders

Posted on 21 April 2015

Blood-curling battles, measly marauders, Saxon chefs, gruseome Gods and the Olympic Games as you’ve never seen them before! It’s all in a day’s work for the cast of Horrible Histories!

Based on the best-selling books by multi-million selling author Terry Deary, Birmingham Stage Company bring their own unique brand of historical mayhem to the Belgrade this May half term with a brand new double bill of Horrible Histories, Groovy Greeks and Incredible Invaders from Tues 26 – Sat 30 May.

Incredible Invaders the Celts are crunched when the Ruthless Romans invaded Britain. Can crazy Caratacus can save the nation? Hide behind Hadrian’s Wall and witness the Savage Saxons smash their way in. Can you stop King Alfred burning his buns? Discover who’s at Sutton Hoo and survive the Vicious Vikings as they sail into the audience. It’s a thousand year journey with Incredible Invaders!

Groovy Greeks takes us from savage Sparta to angry Athens to discover the truth about growing up in Greece. Take on the Trojans and pummel the Persians! Compete in the first ever Olympic Games and appear in the very first play! Meet your match with the Minotaur and be zapped by Zeus! Hold on tight as you gatecrash the gruesome and Groovy Greeks!

Horrible Histories fans can enjoy an exclusive sneak preview of what to expect later this month by clicking on our grisly gallery of pictures to your right.

Tickets for Horrible Histories: Groovy Greeks and Incredible Invaders at the Belgrade Theatre are on sale now and are priced from £14.75 – £19.25 for adults and £10.25 – £15.75 for children. Family tickets are priced from £41 to £57 (4 tickets, minimum 1 adult). To book, call the Belgrade Theatre Box Office on 024 7655 3055 or visit