The Wider Earth
Jerwood Gallery, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD
Telephone Bookings: +44 20 7492 1566

ABOUT The Wider Earth

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 30 December 2018 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.