The Animals and Children Took to the Streets

Lyric Hammersmith, London

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Running Time: 1 hours 10 minutes

  • Booking Period:  19 February - 16 March 2019

    Age Restrictions:  To be confirmed

    Access Performances:

    • Audio Described -  Saturday 9 March at 7:30pm (A touch tour is offered before this performance at 6pm, please contact the box office for details)
    • Open Captioned -  Saturday 9 March at 2:30pm

    Post Show Talks: Tuesday 5 March after 7:30pm performances

     

    ★★★★★ 'This is a perfect alternative show. In fact, it is a perfect show.' Financial Times

    'A really astonishing piece of work' The Guardian

    'A mind-blowingly beautiful piece of theatre.' Time Out (London)

    'Richly quirky, terrifically ambitious... and superbly executed.' The Independent on Sunday

    'Anyone interested in the theatre should see this company now.' The Observer

    'A macabre masterpiece of invention and skill.' Whatsonstage

     

    Like a graphic novel burst into life, 1927 invites you on a theatrical journey of startling originality. Seamlessly synchronising live music, performance and storytelling with stunning film and animation.

    Welcome to the Bayou, a part of the city feared and loathed. In the infamous Bayou Mansions; a sprawling stinking tenement block, curtain-twitchers and peeping-toms live side by side... and the wolf is always at the door.

    When Agnes Eaves and her daughter arrive late one night, does it signal hope in this hopeless place, or has the real horror only just begun?

    Co-commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre, Malthouse Theatre Melbourne & The Showroom (University of Chichester)

    Supported by Corn Exchange Newbury & Early development supported by The Arches & Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival

    UK Premiere funded by Arts Council England

     

    Venue: The Lyric Centre, King St, Hammersmith, London W6 0QL 

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