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Fairytales For Grownups: Universe

Universe nebula
  • 21 Oct 2021 View Dates & Times

    The expected runtime of this event is 75 minutes

  • The Woodshed
  • Performances
  • Adults
  • £10 Per Person

Performance storyteller, Clare Murphy dances into this liminal space - mashing up Irish folklore, Greek myth, anecdote, deities, science, Pythagoras and a hefty dose of turtle, in this wildly playful exploration of the beginnings of the universe.

Presented by The Crick Crack Club

Performance storytelling by Clare Murphy

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A mathematician finds a gift from a god
Blacksmiths beat out the music of the spheres
And why are there turtles everywhere?

Where does myth meet science? Is it only in the middle of the night when we half wake and half sleep? In this eternal place of wonder and insight, time stretches and a fissure opens that builds a dream bridge between many worlds...

Performance storyteller, Clare Murphy dances into this liminal space - mashing up Irish folklore, Greek myth, anecdote, deities, science, Pythagoras and a hefty dose of turtle, in this wildly playful exploration of the beginnings of the universe.

CLARE MURPHY can't help making friends with her audiences - it's just the way she is. Born in Dublin, Clare has lived in Spain, America, Galway, London and Bristol. An internationally renowned storyteller and self confessed space-nerd, she performs in theatres and festivals, and for organisations across the globe - whether that's the National Theatre, the Globe, the RSC or NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She also teaches and lectures on the art of storytelling.

  • 21 Oct 2021 View Dates & Times

    The expected runtime of this event is 75 minutes

  • The Woodshed
  • Performances
  • Adults
  • £10 Per Person

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Fairytales For Grownups: Trickster

11 Nov 2021
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In a wild exploration of grown-up fairytale, folktale and rumour, enter the comedic, unpredictable and downright dangerous world of the Trickster in all its many disguises. Expect a night of gleeful deceit, shapeshifting and anarchic tomfoolery, as Nell Phoenix, Tim Ralphs and TUUP flip the joker in the pack.