The Inventions of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: from Concept to Reality

The central character in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is Caractacus Potts – and he is an inventor.  Several of his inventions appear in the stage production.  Here are some of the concept drawings from Director Joel Varty, as well as the finished products as the appeared in our production facilities and finally onstage as Victoria Hall.

The Breakfast Machine

The concept drawing for the Breakfast Making Machine
The nearly finished machine in Charles Varty’s shop.
The machine on-stage, complete with working dishwasher, toaster, and egg carousel.


The Hair Cutting Machine

Original concept drawing for the Hair Cutting Machine.
Bill Hubbs wrangles the bike frame that the machine was built upon.  In the foreground, 3 other inventors create Truly’s Music Box.
The final version of the Hair Cutting Machine onstage.

The Baron’s Car

The concept for the Baron’s Car.  This was meant to be a comic prop, and had to have a different look and feel than Potts’ creations.
Garth Watson wrings his hands with glee as he prepares to demonstrate the hidden float/fly features of his creation.
The Baron’s Team of Inventors wheel out the Baron’s Car in rehearsal.

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Audiences Cheered Opening Night for Chitty!

The VOS Theatre production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang runs at Victoria Hall in Cobourg until November 28th.

Last night Chitty was revealed for the very first time.  Designed by Robb Howells and created by the team of Howells and Scott Berry, she’s the largest prop ever to grace the stage at Victoria Hall, a beautiful creation and VOS THEATRE’s Opening Night audience were thrilled.

Audiences cheered and sang along before they jumped to their feet as the show drew to a close.

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Potts (Stacy Main) wheels Chitty out of the Garage for her first big reveal as Grandpa (Liam Cragg), Jeremy (Sarah Deleeuw) & Jemima (Jenna Lefrancois) look on.
Potts pulls the sheet off Chitty to reveal her gleaming bonnet, spare tire, and serpent horn.
Chitty cruises in the countryside while Potts & Truly Scrumptious (Angela Main) ride in the front, with Jeremy & Jemima in the rumbler seat.
Potts, Truly and the kids relax at the seaside beside Chitty.


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