The Water Babies


A marionette show. The story of a little chimney sweep and his adventures in a surreal aquatic world.
The Water Babies at Colour House Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Kids/ family
Venue: Colour House Theatre
Starts: Tuesday 29 May 2018
Closes: Friday 1 June 2018
Running time:1 hr 00 mins
Age suitability: 3+

Background


The production is inspired by the novel (of the same name) by Charles Kingsley.

Synopsis


After a harsh beginning of child labour in an unforgiving world of adults, a little chimney sweep's suffering ends when he is transformed into a water baby.


As he plunges into a surreal aquatic world of fish, caterpillars and caddisflies, follow his adventures in the murky depths and become immersed in his floating dream.


Performed entirely to specially commissioned music, String Theatre uses long string marionettes and ghostly shadows, to explore the themes of loss, friendship and transformation.


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Postal address:
Watermill Way
London SW19 2RD

Box office tel: 0208 542 5511

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 29 May 2018

Closes:Friday 1 June 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Matinee:

Tuesday - 11-00am

Wednesday - 11-00am

Thursday - 11-00am

Friday - 11-00am


Tickets


Standard:
£10

Concessions:
£8

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Creatives


Production: String Theatre and The Colour House Theatre

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