The Wider Earth

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BEFORE DARWIN CHANGED THE WORLD, ONE VOYAGE CHANGED HIS LIFE.

Following sold-out runs in Brisbane and Sydney, The Wider Earth makes its European premiere at the Natural History Museum, where a new theatre in the heart of the Museum is set to be unveiled.

This award-winning play depicts young Charles Darwin’s voyage of scientific discovery on HMS Beagle.

Accompanied by an ambient score, an intricately designed set, a series of dazzling animations and illustrations, and a multitude of astonishing puppets that bring to life the animals Darwin met on his journey.

The Wider Earth is booking from 2 October 2018 until 24 February 2019 at the Jerwood Gallery, Natural History Museum, London.

WHAT’S THE STORY ABOUT?

Join the 22-year-old Darwin on HMS Beagle’s daring voyage to the far side of the world, and discover the gripping story behind one of the most important discoveries in history.

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Jerwood Gallery
Address: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD
Nearest Underground: South Kensington Station (District Line, Circle Line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430 and C1


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