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The Iron Man


The Iron Man has been eating every single piece of metal in sight right down to the last rusty nail, destroying farms everywhere. The angry farmers try and trap him, but in the end it's down to a young boy to try and tame the monster.
The Iron Man at Unicorn Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Puppetry

Director:
-

Author:

Ted Hughes

Created by Matthew Robins


Production:
Unicorn Theatre

Running time: 0 hrs 50 mins

Age suitability:
Ages: 7 - 12

Background


Matthew Robins' distinctive handmade and visual style of storytelling realizes this atmospheric tale live on stage.


Back by popular demand, this Off West End nominated show interprets Ted Hughes' masterpiece using paper-cut silhouettes, large scale puppetry and stop-motion animation to stunning effect.


Nominated as Best Production for Young People aged 8+, Off West End Awards 2017.


Synopsis


The Iron Man has been eating every single piece of metal in sight: tractors, old cars, fences - right down to the last rusty nail, destroying farms everywhere.


The angry farmers try and trap him, but in the end it's down to a young boy to try and tame the monster.


Using paper-cut silhouettes, puppetry and stop-motion animation Matthew Robins (Something Very Far Away), recreates the world of The Iron Man so vividly that you'll feel you are there.


His distinctive handmade and visual style of storytelling lets you watch this atmospheric tale being created live onstage.


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Postal address:
147 Tooley Street
Southwark
London SE1 2HZ

Box office tel: 020 7645 0560

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Dates


Previews from: Wednesday 16 May 2018

Press night: -

Closes: Thursday 21 June 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:
Various ‑ check schedule for details.

Matinee:
Various - check schedule for details.

Tickets


Previews:
£10 - £20

Standard:
£10 - £20

Concessions:
£8 - £14 Under 18s

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Access information


This is a deaf‑friendly show.


Relaxed Performance:

Wednesday 20 June 2018, 10‑30am

Thursday 7 June 2018, 10‑30am

Wednesday 30 May 2018, 13‑00pm


Cast


To be confirmed

Creatives


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