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The Hunting of the Snark


All aboard! The ship is departing! All children, animals and silly people welcome! The impossible voyage of an improbable crew to hunt an imaginary creature is brought magically to life in this sparkling musical comedy adventure for 4 - 94 year olds.
The Hunting of the Snark at Vaudeville Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Kids/ family

Director:
Gemma Colclough

Author:
Annabel Wigoder

Production:
RGM Productions

Running time: 1 hr 10 mins

Age suitability:
Not available

Synopsis


All aboard!


The ship is departing!


All children, animals and silly people welcome!


The impossible voyage of an improbable crew to hunt an imaginary creature is brought magically to life in this sparkling musical comedy adventure for 4 to 94 year olds.


Enter the imaginative world of Alice in Wonderland creator, Lewis Carroll, in this brand new, highly original, ultra-modern adaptation inspired by his much loved classic poem.


This show features five high-energy actors, life-like puppets, fantastical characters, and lashings of daft humour.


A riotous ragtag gang of bold adventurers including the Boy, the Banker, the Butcher, the Baker, the Bellman and the Knitting Beaver set off on a quest to catch the mythical Snark… on the journey they encounter the Jub Jub bird, the sly Bandersnatch and the dastardly Boojum…


Can a Snark be caught with soap?


Will the Beaver escape the hungry Butcher's clutches?


Will the Baker remember his name? Does anyone know what a Snark actually looks like?


Side-splittingly funny, joyful, fast-paced and bursting with a soundtrack of witty songs by an award-winning songwriter, The Hunting of the Snark is a tour de force that‘ll delight, excite and entertain.


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404 Strand
London WC2R 0NH

Box office tel: 0844 482 9675

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 26 July 2017

Closes:Saturday 2 September 2017

Performance days & times


Evening:

Matinee:

Tuesday - 11-00am

Wednesday - 11-00am

Thursday - 11-00am

Friday - 11-00am & 2-00pm

Saturday - 10-00am & 12-00pm

Sunday - 11-00am & 2-00pm


Tickets


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From £16

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Cast


Polly Smith

Will Bryant

Simon Turner

Jordan Leigh-Harris

Ben Galpin


Creatives


Director: Gemma Colclough
Designer: Justin Nardella
Lighting: Ceri James
Sound: Ian Barnard

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