Everything you need to know about Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Based on Ian Fleming’s novel and with a screenplay written by Roald Dahl, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang has had a rich history both on screen and on the stage

Now, as we gear up to celebrate Roald Dahl Day (commemorating what would have been the illustrious author’s 100th birthday), there’s no better time revisit  Chitty, which is currently on tour across the UK. Here’s everything you need to know about the show…

What’s it about?

One of the world’s most famous musicals, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang tells the story of whacky inventor Professor Caractacus Potts, who along with his two children and the gorgeous Truly Scumptious embarks on an adventure like no other – all thanks to his incredible, flying car!

But danger and peril abound when the bombastic Baron Bomburst decrees that all children should be banished from his kingdom. Find out what happens when Potts’ children are caught and imprisoned by the dastardly Child Catcher and how Chitty saves the day when this thrilling production flies into a town near you.

What else can we expect?

Having previously broken all box office records in the West End, this fun-filled production promises laughs and magic galore (well, what else would you expect from a show about a flying car?!)

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang promises to have audiences of all ages flying high with its mixture of madness, intrigue and exuberance – so make sure you don’t miss it!

How do we get tickets?

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is currently touring the UK and tickets are on sale now. Get yours at