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The Search for a Black-Browed Albatross

1st Aug 2018 - 9th Aug 2018

King Dome - Pleasance Dome

3:30pm

Overview

The Search for a Black-browed Albatross

Important information:

This play lightly touches on the loss of a parent which may be upsetting for some viewers.

Coat? Check. Tent? Check. A father’s lifelong ambition to complete? Check.

Charlie is about to embark on the journey that her late father never did. To find the one bird that had eluded him, to rekindle their lost relationship.

A beautiful, joyous, handmade adventure with puppetry, music, and a girl that just really wants to see a bird.

Winner of the NSDF Festgoer's Award, The Sunday Times Playwriting Award and The Buzz Goodbody Director Award.

'Exceptional' (Sunday Times).

'Delightful' (Mark Shenton).

'Turns the mundane into the magical' (Noises Off).

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Recommended: 8+

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"This sensitive woodland adventure was exceptional [...] The cast captured the hearts of festival-goers with their enchanting performances, shadow puppetry and song."
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The Sunday Times.
"This woodland adventure makes the mundane into the magical. A total breath of fresh air."
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Louisa Doyle, Noises Off Magazine.
"Albatross shows how far minimalism can go when approached creatively."
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Anne Mullener, Noises Off Magazine.

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