MONKEY BARS

Theatre |
7th September 2013

When you’re a child you don’t really think… cos you like to live like a child.
Doesn’t really seem you’re just going to be an adult.
Like time flies by and you just want… to, like, stay as a child,
but you just enjoy things, the way it goes.

Award-winning writer Chris Goode asked forty eight- to ten-year-olds to talk about their lives. About being scared, getting lost, being brave, growing up. About the adult world that surrounds and awaits them. About family and faith and their favourite sweets.

In Monkey Bars, their words are spoken by adults – playing adults in adult situations.

Monkey Bars is a funny and endlessly surprising verbatim show which offers a revelatory insight into what children are trying to tell us about their lives that we don’t always hear.

Starring: Gwyneth Strong – Cassandra (Only fools & horses), Gordon Warnecke played lead opposite DD Lewis in My Beautiful Laundrette, Angela Clerkin appeared in The Office

suitable for 14+

“Heartbreaking and hilarious, and often overwhelming. After it, you’ll never hear children in the same way again.” The List ★★★★★

“Hilarious and poignant by turns… beautifully staged.” The Telegraph ★★★★

“A cool, sobering and quietly passionate reality check… humbling and deeply moving.” The Scotsman ★★★★ FRINGE FIRST AWARD

Ticket price deals on this performance

Young people’s discount 25/25:  Tickets ONLY £5 on all live dance & theatre performances for under 25 year olds*. (Tickets are limited to 25 per show and sold on a first come first served basis).

*Hansel & Gretel/Boing are not included in this offer

DATES & TIMES

7th September 2013

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