World’s greatest showman comes to the Mayflower

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Matt Jones as Rudyard Kipling and Lynn Pegler as his wife Carrie.

Playwright brings Kipling’s story back to Hampshire

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Cameron Mackintosh and Chichester Festival Theatre’s smash-hit musical production Barnum, comes to Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre.

The National Tour, starring the hugely successful Brian Conley as P T Barnum and award winning actress Linzi Hateley as Chairy will run from June 9-20, 2015.

The production follows the legendary showman’s life as he lit up the world with his imagination before teaming up with J A Bailey to create Barnum and Bailey’s Circus – the Greatest Show on Earth.

Barnum was a smash-hit when it opened on Broadway in 1980 and the production won three Tony Awards and a Drama Desk Award.

Tickets: £25.00–£49.50. Call Mayflower box office on (023) 8071 1811 or go to