The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 – Original London Cast Recording
Set in 1980s Leicester, England we follow the daily dramas and misadventures of Adrian’s adolescent life. With dysfunctional parents, ungrateful elders, a growing debt to school bully Barry Kent and an unruly pimple on his chin, life is hard for a misunderstood intellectual who is only 13 ¾… To top it off, when new girl Pandora joins the class and captures his heart, his best friend Nigel steals hers. Can Adrian win her love and escape from his chaotic family life?
Book and lyrics by Jake Brunger and music and lyrics by Pippa Cleary, all under the musical direction of Alex Parker. The cast includes Benjamin Lewis as Adrian Mole, Kelly Price as Pauline Mole, Gay Soper as Grandma Mole, Dean Chisnall as George Mole, Lara Wollington as Pandora, John Hopkins as Mr Lucas/Mr Scruton, Lara Denning as Doreen Slater/Miss Elf, Connor Davies as Barry and Max Robson as Nigel.