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9:30am-3pm
The Trojan horse on sand against a blue backdrop

There and Back Again An Odyssey

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Overview

Follow CBeebies Patrick Lynch as he uses a pioneering mix of live cinema and theatre to take you on a thrilling ride across the magical world of ancient Greece. With miniature sets he directs the lights, camera and action in front of your eyes to show the famous battles, floating islands, one-eyed giants and angry Gods that make up Ulysses’ 20 year struggle to get back home.

The use of multiple cameras magnifies in wide screen our table-top puppetry down to the smallest detail, turning a storm-in-a-teacup into an Aegean tempest, laying out the fundamental fable hidden in this classic of world-literature and proving that no matter how far you roam, there’s no place like Homer.

For adults and children over 6.

We’ve programmed three fantastic family shows this summer to make it easier to fill those six weeks! We’re offering 20% off tickets when you book for 2 or more of our summer shows (Alfie’s First Fight, There and Back Again: an Odyssey and Claytime. Members can enjoy 25% discount. Offer will apply at checkout.

 

Get into the Groove with Spin City!

Sing and dance along with us at our free child friendly summer DJ sets. The brilliant Spin City will be bringing the summer tunes so throw some shapes, sing along, or tap your feet to the beat. We’ll be partying outside on the lawn or inside if it’s raining. We can’t wait for you to join us!

Spin City is a multi-genre Global Majority and Queer DJ and performer crew based in the North East of England. DJ Awkward Black Girl, also the co-founder of Sister Shack CIC, formed the nine-strong DJ crew to diversify the local scene; each DJ brings their unique style and presence. All genres, all performances, all times

Every Wed – Sat 12noon -2pm from Wed 2 Aug – Sat 19 Aug

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Reviews

“Magical…The most original creative performance I’ve seen in a long time”- www.familiesonline.co.uk

“Grips the audience” – British Theatre Guide

“An artfully imaginative visual and oral feast of family theatre. Spellbinding” – Mumsnet.com

There are two entrances to the theatre, Kings Road Entrance (this is the taxi drop-off/collection point) and the Main Entrance.

Both level entrances have automated doors. These lead into the foyer area where you will find the Restaurant, Bar, Box Office and entrances to Stages 1, 2 and 3.

STEP FREE ACCESS

Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available

WHEELCHAIR SPACES

There are five wheelchair positions in Stage 1, two positions in Stage 2 and all seats are removeable in Stage 3.

TOILETS

We have a Changing Places toilet in the Stage 1 lobby and accessible toilets in Stage 3 and Stage 2 lower entrance lobby.  Gender neutral toilets are situated in the Stage 2 lower entrance lobby.

HEARING ENHANCEMENT

Induction loop system in all public spaces, and an infra-red system in all three stages. (In Stage 1 the induction loop is best covered in rows E – L).

ASSISTANCE

One free ticket for the assistant of a disabled person who is not able to attend unaccompanied.

BOOKING COMPANION SEATING

To book a free ticket for a wheelchair companion or an assistant, contact our Box Office on 0191 230 5151, via email at boxoffice@northernstage.co.uk or by visiting our Box Office in person.

GUIDE DOGS

Guide, hearing and all working dogs are welcome here.

SEAT ACCESSIBILITY

Stage 1: Seats are 43 cm wide, 41cm deep, with 46cm between arm rests. The aisleway is 51cm deep from the seat back. Arm rests cannot be removed.

Stage 2: Seats are 40cm wide, 41cm deep. The aisleway is 64cm deep from the seat back. There are no arm rests.

Our seats are rated to British Standards at installation and are guaranteed to hold up to 110kg.

More Information

To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.

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