17 Mar - 3 May 2020 Age guide: everyone 7+

A Unicorn Production

Gulliver's Travels (postponed)

A wondrous world, a different perspective.

  • Inspired by the book by Jonathan Swift
  • By Lulu Raczka
  • Directed by Jaz Woodcock-Stewart
  • Devised with the company
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  • Weston Theatre in the Unicorn
    Under 18s: £8 - £18
    Adults: £12 - £24
    Offers: Multi-buys & Previews

Age guide: everyone 7+ Duration: Approx 1 hr 30 mins

A wondrous world, a different perspective.

This show has been postponed - new dates to be announced.
We are currently closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic - read our full announcement. 

This perfect family Easter show is an adventure-filled modern adaptation of Jonathan Swift’s surreal masterpiece.

Lemuel Gulliver sails away to a world of strange islands and even stranger creatures – from the tiny inhabitants of Lilliput, to the giants of Brobdingnag, and the mysterious Houyhnhnms - and embarks upon an epic adventure of survival, unexpected friendship and self-discovery.

Gulliver’s fantastical imaginings are vividly brought to life using video camera, intricate table-top sets and projection alongside live performance in this playful, funny and highly inventive show that uses Swift’s biting satire to explore reality and escapism, home and family, and the power of stories to transform our view of the world.

Please note this show contains flashing light throughout.

REHEARSAL GALLERY

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FOR SCHOOLS

Suitable for School Years 3 - 11
£12 for fee-paying schools
£10 non-fee school (plus offers from £7)
Free schools' resource pack online & to download for secondary and primary school teachers
Free teacher CPD: Wed 22 Jan, 4.30pm - 7pm (for secondary school teachers)
Fri 24 Jan, 10am – 4pm (for primary)
Got a question? Contact schools@unicorntheatre.com

Gulliver's Journey Drama Workshop

Mon 6 Apr | Sat 18 Apr both at 3.45pm
For ages 7+ | 45 mins | £10 per child (no adults!) 

Get onstage straight after the show and explore the absurd world of Gulliver with one of our professional workshop leaders. 

To book online, add tickets for the show to your basket on a matching date & add the workshop as a 'Suggested Extra'. To book the workshop on its own, please call the Box Office. This event is part of UpClub+.

FREE POST-SHOW TALKS

Join us after the 6pm performance on Sat 28 Maror after the 7pm performance on Fri 24 Apr. No booking required.

TICKET INFO

This is a family show for everyone aged 7 and over

Tickets: £8 - £18 under 18s / £14 - £24 adults (termtime dates offer lowest prices, holiday weekends at top price. Holidays 4 - 19 Apr)

Prices subject to demand: ticket prices will incrementally increase on popular performances. Book early to get the best price.

WAYS TO SAVE

Previews (15 - 26 Mar): £12 under 18s / adults

Multi-Buy Offer: save 15% by booking two or more different shows in our Aug '19 - Jul '20 season at the same time.

Offer applies automatically at checkout & is subject to availability. Excludes workshops/events & other offers. Where you have different numbers of tickets across shows, the discount may only apply to part of your booking.

ACCESS PERFORMANCES

Relaxed Performances are open to everyone but particuarly support children with additional needs. Adjustments are made to the show & there's a chill-out space. A visual story will be available.

Captioned performances enable you to read the dialogue alongside the action. To book the best seat for the Captioned performanceenter or quote promo code ACCESSBEST. If booking online, this will allow you to select a starred seat which has been locked off for access users. Then select the appropriate tickets, including access user ticket types. 

Use Access User types when booking online. Book / find out more about Access at the Unicorn.

Captioned performance
Sunday 26 April 2020, 14.00
Relaxed Performance
Wednesday 15 April 2020, 14.00
Wednesday 29 April 2020, 11.00

CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM

Cast
Leah Brotherhead
Mae Munuo
Sam Swann
Jacoba Williams

Creative Team
Written by Lulu Raczka
Directed by Jaz Woodcock-Stewart
Designed by Rosanna Vize
Lighting Design by Jess Bernberg
Composed and Sound Designed by Ben and Max Ringham
Video Design by Jack Phelan
Assistant Director Alice Wordsworth

CREDITS

Rehearsal photos by Alicia Clarke
Image by Peter Schiazza and Eureka!

 

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