HORRIBLE Histories, the series of best selling books and popular children TV show, come alive in stage shows at Newtown and Brecon featuring the Awful Egyptians and the Terrible Tudors, presented by the Birmingham Stage Company.

This Friday, The Hafren at Newtown has open shows with “Awful Egyptians”at 7pm; and at 2.30pm this Saturday, December 1, with the “Terrible Tudors” show at 7pm.

Moving on to Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon, there are open shows with the “Terrible Tudors” at 7pm on Tuesday, December 4, and 2.30pm on Saturday, December 8; plus “Awful Egyptians”at 7pm on Friday, December 7, and 10.30am on Saturday, December 8.

Using actors and ground-breaking 3D special effects, these two astounding shows are guaranteed to thrill you and your children as historical figures and events come alive on stage and hover at your fingertips!

From the fascinating Pharaohs to the power of the pyramids, “Awesome Egyptians” discover the foul facts of death and decay with the meanest mummies in Egypt.

Are you ready to rumble with Ramesses the Great? Dare you enter through the Gates of the Afterlife? It’s the history of Egypt with the nasty bits left in!

Moving on through time the “Terrible Tudors” take you from the horrible Henries to the end of evil Elizabeth.

Hear the legends (and the lies!) about the torturing Tudors. Find out the fate of Henry’s headless wives and his punch up with the Pope. Meet Bloody Mary and see Ed fall dead in his bed. Survive the Spanish Armada as it sails into the audience!

Tickets for Newtown are priced £13 for adults and £11 for children with fdiscounts for families available from the box office on 01686 614555.

Tickets for Brecon £15 and £13 with faily discount also availabel on 01874 611622.