A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS
29 JAN - 2 FEB 2013
A Little Angel Production in association with Kneehigh.
The world's been sad since Tuesday, the child has a fever and is hotter than a fish on a spit.
The dog chases its tail, Mother dreams of a new broom and Father gazes out to sea. The whole village is on the brink.
Then the sky gets frisky, the sea rears up and, in a bolt of lightning, a very old man with enormous wings crashes to earth in a flurry of feathers. Nothing will ever be the same again!
Inspired by Gabriel Garcia Marquez's story this is a startling world of ruined beauty and magic reality where everyone dreams of their five minutes of fame and riches, and the extraordinary takes flight.
A Kneehigh creative team, led by Mike Shepherd, combine forces with the Little Angel's founding family - Lyndie, Sarah and Joe Wright - to celebrate Little Angel's 50th anniversary year with a beautiful, brave and always entertaining new show.
For anyone age 6 and over who believes that an old man might fly.
DON'T MISS - Fantasy Fiction Writing Workshop with Bali Rai
Sat 2 Feb 12 Noon - 2.30pm
One of the country's leading young adult fiction writers, and the winner of Leicester Book of the Year, Bali Rai celebrates both the recent publication of his fantasty novel, Fire City, and the work for Gabriel Garcia Marquez, writer of the short story The Very Old Man With Enormous Wings, with a participatory workshop on short story writing.
Bring a pen and your imagination!
£3 with show ticket
To book contact our Ticket Office on 0116 242 3595
|Tue - Thu||£14|
|Fri & Sat||£16|
Matinees begin at 2.30pm (31 Jan and 2 Feb)
Evening shows begin at 7.45pm
|16 - 26||£10|
|Over 60s and registered unemployed||£2.50 off|
|Under 18s school groups||£10|
|Groups of 10+||For further information Contact Ticket Office on 0116 242 3595|
- Anna Maria Murphy
- Lyndie Wright
- Malcolm Rippeth
- Mike Shepherd
- Ian Ross and Benji Bower
- Musical Soundtrack composed by
- Sarah Wright
- Puppetry Director
- Joe Wright
- Original storyboarding by
A dizzyingly creative combination that delivers a show so rich and fulsome it’s hard to believe it takes place on this small stage… Bursting with visual inventiveness and performed with exquisite skill.
'a quietly charming and visually ravishing affair'