Why See The Wider Earth?
The multi-award winning The Wider Earth makes its European debut as it lands at the Natural History Museum this autumn! Telling the story of a young Charles Darwin as he sets out the biggest journey of his life, discover how one young man changed the course of history, science and life as we know it, forever!
Featuring amazing puppets, an original score and cinematic animations that will leave you breathless, journey on the HMS Beagle as 22 year-old Charles Darwin heads out across to the other side of the world.
This exciting new production heralds in a brand new theatre in the Jerwood Gallery at the infamous Natural History Museum. Don't miss out on the journey of a life-time!
Opening night: 2 October 2018
Cast and Creative
Bradley Foster as Charles Darwin
Jack Perry Jones
Written and Directed by David Morton
Puppetry by Handspring Puppet Company
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Until Nov 24, 2018
Everything is well judged. Everything works. From the direction and choreography to the set, the lights, the score, the band. From the top of Olympus to the depths of Hades. It's heavenly.
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