Wise Children (15)

Ticket price

£12, £10


  • Thu 3 Oct 2019 - 7:30 pm


By Angela Carter  |  Adapted and Directed for the stage by Emma Rice  |  Filmed live at York Theatre Royal in March 2019

Multi-award-winning director Emma Rice brings her unique, exuberantly impish vision to Angela Carter’s great last novel in this brand-new play. A big, bawdy tangle of theatrical joy and heartbreak, Wise Children is ‘pure, unadulterated theatre’ (★★★★★ Broadway World) performed by a talented ensemble cast. A celebration of show business, family, forgiveness and hope, with a generous dash of Shakespeare, scandal and mischief, this colourful all-singing and dancing show takes the audience on a rollercoaster ride of emotion.
★★★★★ ‘Fantastic. Life-enhancing, brilliantly uninhibited, all-singing and dancing… Stars? I’m not sure why you would stop at five.’    The Observer
★★★★ ‘An explosion of theatrical glee’    The Times
★★★★ ‘Bonkers but brilliant, a very English Rice pudding’    Daily Mail
(15)   |   Running time: 150 minutes (one interval)

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