The Wider Earth
Natural History Museum, London
Running Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Important Info on Relaxed Performance: this will be on 3rd February 2019 at 11am.
Booking Period: until 24 February 2019
Age Restrictions: 8+ The show is recommended for 8 years and over, however the puppetry and visual elements will appeal to younger people, but some of the Scientific content may go above their heads.
Special Effects: Haze & Smoke, Strobe, and Gun shot sound effect
★ ★ ★ ★ 'A family-friendly account of Darwin's five-year voyage on HMS Beagle' Evening Standard
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 'A beautiful show. An adventure full of wonder. Not to be missed' The Upcoming
'An engrossing spectacle. Visually terrific' The Guardian
A new theatre at the Natural History Museum has been unveiled for the award-winning drama The Wider Earth.
Join 22-year-old Charles 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.
The Wider Earth is a partnership project between Trish Wadley Productions, Dead Puppet Society, Glass Half Full Productions in association with Queensland Theatre and the Natural History Museum.
Photo by Mark Douet
Venue: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, Kensington, London SW7 5BD
The Museum has three entrances, on Cromwell Road or Exhibition Road for matinees. For evening performances, patrons must enter the museum via the Queen's Gate entrance only.