Andy Stanton

The Paninis of Pompeii

“Andy Stanton: Historical Inaccuracy Guaranteed”

27 January, 2020

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Andy Stanton will be speaking at Bookniks festival at JW3 in North London on Sunday 9th February at 13:30. “Join the ridiculously funny author of Mr Gum for an...

You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum!

Higson Loves Mr Gum

16 December, 2019

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Bestselling author Charlie Higson has recommended Andy Stanton‘s You’re A Bad Man, Mr Gum! in The Sun. In a feature where 25 bestselling writers recommend their favourite children’s books, Andy appears...

Andy Stanton

Andy Leads Orchestras For All Drive

23 September, 2019

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Andy Stanton is participating in an event for the charity Orchestras For All in November. Join him at Musical Chairs on 16 November 2019 at Westminster School. “Join an...

A Slew of Excellent Reviews for Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – The Musical!

6 August, 2019

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Andy Stanton‘s Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – The Musical! has been receiving critical acclaim. The Stage****** – “All in, it’s mad as a shook-up box of frogs, crammed with...

“Gloriously Weird and Subversive”

6 August, 2019

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Time Out has reviewed Andy Stanton‘s Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – The Musical! and awarded it four stars. “The NT’s triumphantly weird new musical ‘Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear’...

“By Gum, This is How You Do A Kids’ Show.”

6 August, 2019

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The Times has published a five-star review for Andy Stanton‘s Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – The Musical! “Andy Stanton has, with the director Amy Hodge and the composer Jim...

“It’s Really Joyful to See!”

1 August, 2019

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Andy Stanton was interviewed about his experience of writing the book and the lyrics and working closely with director, designer, composer and cast of Mr Gum and the Dancing...

The Paninis of Pompeii

Andy Stanton’s new book out now!

28 June, 2019

In: News · Publishing News

The Paninis of Pompeii, the first in a new series by Andy Stanton, is out now, published by Egmont Press. Fans of Andy’s Mr Gum series will love this book...

Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear 1

Andy Explains Time-Bomb Jokes on the Radio

24 June, 2019

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Andy Stanton was featured on comedian and presenter Bennett Arron’s show on BBC Three Counties. Listen to him discuss the upcoming Mr Gum musical, his guilty pleasure tracks, making a lot...

Andy Stanton

Mr Gum – ‘Essential’ says Hay Festival

24 May, 2019

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Alongside J K Rowling, Margaret Atwood, Roald Dahl, Bryony Gordon, Jacqueline Wilson, Joseph Coelho, Matt Haig, Michelle Paver, Benjamin Zephaniah, Jeanette Winterson, Michael Morpurgo and poet laureate Simon Armitage,...

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