‘A fresh dose of magic that you need in your life’ Everything Theatre
‘I was spell-bound’ The Times
A widowed king with twelve daughters has an alarming mystery on his hands and there’s only one person who can solve it. Fairytale-teller extraordinaire, Ben Haggarty, tells a story of underground worlds, poor streets, palaces, broken shoes, enchanted mirrors & magic that is stronger, stranger and more startling than you’ve ever heard before.
Venture with us down the passageways, under the paving stones, and through the crack in the wall… And if you’re expecting a knight in shining armour to come galloping to the rescue – think again!
Suitable for children 6+ and their adults
Running time: 45mins
The Crick Crack Club: London Unwrapped
When you unwrap a city, you have to unwrap it all the way down…
Born & raised in London, the Crick Crack Club has pioneered the capital’s performance storytelling scene for over 30 years. Enter their wild haven of fairytale, myth and epic, and delve into the underground city, the city of shadows, the hidden city, the city of dreams and the city of the dead.
Having been trained in mime, and in theatre direction at East 15, and apprenticed as an image-maker with Welfare State, Ben is one of the world’s leading and most popular contemporary storytellers, renowned for his passionate, physical and playful performances. He tours widely, has been a guest artist in over one hundred International Storytelling Festivals in 25 countries and for 10 years was the official storyteller with Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble. Ben is a much sought after teacher and director of storytellers and artistic director of the legendary Crick Crack Club. He is Honorary Professor of Storytelling at the Arts University of Berlin (UDK). His graphic novel series ‘MeZolith’ is published by Archaia.