Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Show stopping costumes for musicals, operas, drama and pantomime



At Admiral Costumes you can find all the costumes that you need for almost any show.

With masses of period costumes to choose from, Little Women, My Fair Lady, Oliver, SweeneyTodd, Lady Windermere’s Fan, Pride and Prejudice, Scrooge, Great Expectationsand Blackadder are a joy to costume. With long dresses for rich and poor, cloaks of all descriptions, tailcoats, frock coats, breeches and baker boy hats, it is all here waiting for you to hire.

Moving on to the twentieth century we have Bugsy Malone, Chicago, Cabaret , La BelleHelene and Daisy Pulls it Off all set in the 20s and needing gangster outfits, flapper dresses, furs and cloche hats.

Agatha Christie requires thirties style clothing and we have some superb costumes for Murder on the Nile, And then there were none and similarly Brief encounter. You can choose from lots of smart and elegant tuxes and suits, country tweed jackets and plain costumes for servants.

We have recently costumed forties favourites, The Sound of Music, Guys and Dolls, South Pacific and Allo Allo with our superb range of forties wear including military uniforms for here and the US.

The fifties shows have fabulous fun costumes in bright colours for musicals like Grease and  Hairspray, see our colourful Teddy Boy jackets, full circle skirts, net petticoats,  pedal pushers and tie front blouses.

West side story brings things up to the 60s with leather jackets and pastel shirts, thin ties and Fred Perry shirts.

Brilliantly authentic 70s costumes are available for Made in Dagenham and 9-5 with lots of everyday wear for the office and factory scenes(70s), Hot Mikado and Frankenstein.

For the opera societies we have some lovely and lavish costumes for Pirates of Penzance, Patience, Iolanthe, The Gondoliers and Utopia.

Shakespeare’s favourites are usually costumed in the Elizabethan era, but often depicted in more recent times, we have excellent costumes for The Tempest, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night and a Midsummer Nights Dream.

If you need large numbers of nuns for The Sound of Music or sister Act, or police uniforms for Billy Elliot and The Pirates of Penzance, then do give us a call for authentic uniforms and quality habits.

If it is uniforms you are after then do take a look at our superb Army Navy and RAF attire for shows like Journeys End, Oh What a Lovely War and Blackadder Goes Forth.

Then there are the animal shows like Alice in Wonderland, Wind in the Willows, Jungle Book and The Lion the witch and the wardrobe. We have lots of costumes that are adapted with tails and ears ready for you to order.

We mustn’t forget your panto favourites, with some lovely outfits for The Wizard of Oz, Snow White, Peter Pan and Beauty and the Beast and Humpty Dumpty.

If you need costumes for any show, then do get in touch, we are sure to be able to help. Our massive stock of costumes from all eras with authentic accessories means that sourcing costumes is easy – just give us a call on 01908 372504 and visit our warehouse, full of wonderful costumes waiting for your next show






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