Based on the 1968 hit film made from Ian Fleming's classic story, 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' the stage musical received its world premiere at the historic London Palladium on 16th April 2002. Narrated by Sally Ann Howes (the original Truly Scrumptious) 'The Making of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the Musical' gives you exclusive access to behind the scenes of the most spectacular show the West End has seen for years!
With an all star cast including Michael Ball, Emma Willima, Anton Rodgers, Brian Blessed, Nichola McAuliffe and Richard O'Brien and with excerpts from the show's musical numbers such as "Truly Scrumptious", "Toot Sweets", "Hushabye Mountain" and of course "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang".
Join the company for their exhausting rehearsals, see the construction of the breathtaking setes, props and costumes, and observe the pitfalls of trying to build a car that can REALLY FLY!
Specials on this DVD:
- Exclusive interviews with the cast and crew
- Michael Ball's challenge to step into Dick van Dyke's dancing shoes
- Emma Williams' journey from unknown to the youngest female lead ever in a West End musical
- Preparations for Richard O'Brien's terrifying Childcatcher
- The top secret manufacturer of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the flying car
- The battle to complete the show on time
- Excerpts from the show
Me Ol' Bamboo
The Bombie Samba
Doll on a Music Box / Truly Scrumptious
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Finale