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Encore Stream

Digital Artist Talk: David Walliams 

To celebrate the opening of 'The Midnight Gang' live on stage at the Sydney Opera House, connect your students to this very special encore stream of international best-selling children's author David Walliams!

In your classroom


“David Walliams is a genius storyteller – adored by millions of children worldwide.”

HarperCollins Children’s Books

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Delve into the wonderful world of Walliams

Missed the live stream at the Sydney Opera House with David Walliams? Don't despair! Re-live the magic in this very special encore stream.

David Walliams is a global phenomenon in the world of publishing and his books have revolutionised reading for children. His ability to wow fans is unprecedented, with global sales exceeding 20 million copies and his books translated into 53 languages.

This session will focus particularly on his 2010 book Billionaire Boy and will give students the opportunity to learn about David’s inspiration for his stories and his writing process. 

Schools are able to connect via a YouTube live link in your preferred internet browser.

Presented by Sydney Opera House

The Midnight Gang by David Walliams Image: published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Illustrations © Tony Ross 2016 / Lettering of author’s name © Quentin Blake, 2010 / Licensed by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

The Midnight Gang
Live on Stage 

3 - 21 January 2020

In this world premiere Australian adaptation, the pages of David Walliams' best-selling novel in brought vividly to life on stage.  

Filled with laughs and tears, this is a special heart-warming tale of friendship, love and the power of imagination. 


NSW Curriculum Links




Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

General capabilities and cross-curriculum


Thinking imaginatively and creatively   






Critical and creative thinking

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding


Expressing themselves











DRA S2.4

DRA S3.4

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