The Wider Earth


Join the 22-year-old Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world, and discover the gripping story behind one of the most important discoveries in history. 
Darwin drama The Wider Earth to be staged at Natural History Museum

Image: Trish Wadley Productions, Dead Puppet Society


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Natural History Museum
Starts: Tuesday 2 October 2018
Closes: Sunday 30 December 2018
Running time:2 hrs 10 mins (inc interval)
Age suitability: 10+

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Background


This is a partnership project between Trish Wadley Productions, Dead Puppet Society and the Natural History Museum.

Synopsis


A new theatre in the Jerwood Gallery at the Natural History Museum will be unveiled for the European premiere of award-winning drama The Wider Earth.


Join the 22-year-old Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world, and discover the gripping story behind one of the most important discoveries in history.


The Wider Earth features a cast of seven, remarkable puppetry, an original score and cinematic animations to bring to life uncharted landscapes in the theatrical event of 2018.


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Theatre


Name:
Natural History Museum


Postal address:
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD

Box office tel: -

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Location map for Natural History Museum

Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 2 October 2018

Press night:Friday 12 October 2018

Closes:Sunday 30 December 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm

Sunday - 2-30pm


Intervals:1

Tickets


Standard:
£17.50-£79.50

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Creatives


Author: David Morton
Composer: Lior, Tony Buchen
Director: David Morton
Designer: David Morton, Aaron Barton
Lighting: David Walters
Sound: Tony Brumpton
Projections: Justin Harrison
Dramaturg: Sebastian Born (UK Production Dramaturg), Louise Gough (Australian Production Dramaturg)
Production: Trish Wadley Productions and Dead Puppet Society in association with Glass Half Full Productions

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