Hamilton (Lewis) will be making a speedy exit from this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, where is premieres this August, to make a pit stop at London’s King’s Head Theatre for a grand prix run.
There can’t be many racing drivers that have a riotous, high octane, musical comedy written about them but then Hertfordshire-born Lewis Hamilton, wunderkind of the Formula 1 circuit, is no ordinary driver.
He is given pole position in Hamilton (Lewis), the epic story of a self-starter who worked a lot harder by being a lot faster.
Born and raised in Stevenage, this is the musical story of the most successful British F1 driver in the history of the sport.
Blending hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway, discover the petrol-fuelled thrills and spills of the life of Hamilton (Lewis) then, as told by Hamilton (Lewis) now.
A brand new musical parody guaranteed to have you in hysterics all the way to the finish line. Not in any way endorsed by Lin-Manuel Miranda… or Hamilton… (Lewis)… or the Pussycat Dolls.
Hamilton (Lewis) directed by Benji Sperring, (The Toxic Avenger, Shock Treatment), with musical direction, music and lyrics by David Eaton and written by Fiona English, runs at Islington’s King’s Head Theatre from September 5 – 22.