The Selfish Giant

Date:Sun 06 May
Time:11.30am & 2.30pm
Venue:J2
Price:£10 adult | £6 child | 15% off group of 4 (max. 2 adults)

by A Wrongsemble Production.

In a very cold, grey town, not too far from here, hidden behind a crumbling wall and a thousand signs which say ‘KEEP OUT’, lives...The Selfish Giant.

So selfish he shut away garden where the children used to play and cursed the town to never ending winter. Or so the story goes... But one curious child wants to discover what really lies within!

Oscar Wilde’s classic tale is reimagined for the stage in this magical adventure for the whole family by Wrongsemble.

Wrongsemble are a Yorkshire based theatre company famed for creating fantastic family theatre for all ages, packed full of original music, puppetry, magic and adventure. The Selfish Giant promises to be a theatrical treat not to be missed!

"Clever design, exemplary storytelling, and raucous energy...a step above most family entertainment." Reviews Hub

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FREE Arts & Craft Activity for children and their grown ups
Cambridge Junction programmes regular family theatre, dance and circus. Join us for one of our FREE pre show, drop-in arts and craft ‘Hands on Happenings’ sessions in the Cambridge Junction foyer. These creative activities, led by professional visual artist Sophie Cullinan, are themed to tie in with the family shows that you will be seeing on stage.

Hands on Happenings will be available an hour before the show i.e. 10.30 for 11.30 show. The sessions do get very busy so early arrival is advised. If you do miss out before the show, Sophie will still there when the show finishes for a short time. Please note that Sophie will not be around after the final show of the day.

"Clever design, exemplary storytelling, and raucous energy...a step above most family entertainment."
Reviews Hub (about Wrongsemble)

"Absolutely fantastic!! It was so engaging, funny and inspiring. It was perfectly pitched to the young people but so enjoyable for adults too."
(Emma, Moor Allerton Primary School - July 2017)
 
'I think it cut across all the generations from the tiniest right up to the oldies like me.'
(John, Batley - August 2017)

Age: 3-7 Year olds and their families.

Duration: 50 mins, with a 10 minute stay and play session afterwards.

Ox Office and Bar open from 10.30am.

All prices shown include a booking fee.

 

A Wrongsemble Production. Co-commissioned by Barnsley Civic and Stockton ARC. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Photo Credit: Antony Jones