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The Happy Prince

THIS PERFORMANCE TOOK PLACE IN 2008 RUNNING TIME: 50 MINS 9-10 & 16 & 19 DECEMBER, 9 JANUARY 10.30AM & 1.30PM 14, 21, 24, 28 & 31 DECEMBER & 4 & 11 JANUARY 12.30PM & 3.30PM 11, 17 & 18 DECEMBER 1.30PM 7 JANUARY 1.30PM 6, 13, 20, 23, 27 & 30 DECEMBER & 3 & 10 JANUARY 3.30PM & 6.30PM 5 DECEMBER & 6 JANUARY 6.30PM MATT ASTON - DIRECTOR LAURA MCEWEN - DESIGNER CIARAN BAGNALL - LIGHTING DESIGNER JULIAN BUTLER - COMPOSER High above the city sparkles the golden statue of the Happy Prince. One night a little swallow on his way to Egypt, rests at his feet. Splish splosh… the little bird thinks its raining and shivers…he looks up and realises it isn’t rain, but real tears falling from the statue’s eyes. The statue wants the swallow to help him, but it is growing colder and the bird wants to fly south. What is he to do? Suitable for ages 4+ and their families. SIGNED PERFORMANCE 7 JANUARY 1.30PM AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE 8 JANUARY 1.30PM WITH TOUCH TOUR 12.45PM HAPPY PRINCE SUNDAY DROP-IN WORKSHOPS SUNDAY 16 & 23 NOVEMBER 1PM – 4PM VISUAL ARTS WORKSHOP SPACE FREE In December the Wallner Gallery will be transformed with a Happy Prince installation created by children from Bramcote C of E Primary school and artist Julie Bartholomew to compliment the show in the theatre. Come along to Lakeside in November and help Julie add to this festive installation which will be displayed in the Wallner Gallery from 4 December to 11 January. Read The Stage Review

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