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Mr Stink A play by Maryam Master
Based on the book by David Walliams

1 - 16 July 2023

In the Playhouse

Kids & Families

School Holiday Performance Ages 6+

David Walliams’ award-winning book comes to life!

It starts when Chloe makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp. When Mr Stink needs a place to stay, Chloe hides him in the garden shed. Now Chloe’s got to make sure no one finds out! But there might be more to Mr Stink than meets the eye...

New show dates have been added by popular demand!

Boisterous fun! The young audience thoroughly enjoyed this quality production.

The Daily Telegraph

Hold on to your nose!

David Walliams’ award-winning book comes to life on stage for children 6+... and their adults!

"Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it was correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well...” It all starts when Chloe, just about the loneliest girl in the world, makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp. Sure he smells a bit, but he’s the only person who’s ever been nice to her. So, when Mr Stink needs a place to stay, Chloe hides him in the garden shed.

Now Chloe's got to make sure no one finds out her secret, but she’s about to learn that some secrets have a way of leading to disaster. And speaking of secrets, there just might be more to Mr Stink than meets the eye... or the nose...

The team behind The Midnight Gang and The 13-, 26-, 52-, 78- and 91-Storey Treehouses Live on Stage return with this touching, twisted and hilarious, and very smelly tale... 

Sydney Opera House presents a CDP Kids production

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Let's learn about David Walliams!

David Walliams is an English comedian, actor, writer and television personality! Best known for being a judge on Britain's Got Talent, there is a very good chance he has written one of your most favourite books ever; Grandpa's Great Escape, Gangsta Granny, The Boy in the Dress, Ratburger, Demon Dentist, Awful Auntie and so so much more!

Did you know he’s the biggest-selling children’s author to have started writing since the year 2000?

From David Walliams, brought to life on stage, you also might recognise...

A picture of David Walliams a man with short brown hair wearing a suit
An illustration of children in a flying bed

The Midnight Gang

The Midnight Gang stepped off the page and onto the Sydney Opera House stage in 2020! If you loved The Mightnight Gang you'll also love Mr Stink!

An illustration of a boy throwing money in the air

Billionaire Boy

Did you see Billionaire Boy live on stage? It came to the Sydney Opera House in 2018! If you loved Billionaire Boy you'll also love Mr Stink!

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