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Life of Pi

Postponed until 2021

triumphant tiger burns bright in a stunning show

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Why See Life of Pi?

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POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

Worse things happen at sea

Yann Martel's stunning Man Booker Prize-winning bestseller becomes a theatrical marvel in this highly acclaimed new adaptation of Lolita Chakrabarti that transfers into the West End from Sheffield's Crucible Theatre in early 2020. 

Directed by Max Webster and with astonishing puppetry design from Finn Caldwell and Nick Barnes, the extraordinary events of one 16-year-old's fight for survival following a shipwreck are rendered in vibrant colour, music and visual wizardry in this consummate production.

What is the story?

As transformative as it is captivating, Martel's Life of Pi is a magical masterpiece that introduces us to Pi, a 16-year-old boy adrift in a lifeboat with four fellow survivors - a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, and a terrifying Bengal Tiger. As they navigate the unpredictable waters of the Pacific Ocean, Pi's boundless imagination soon becomes his greatest asset. 

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Dates

Performance date: 24 June 2021

Cast and Creative

Cast

Hiran Abeysekera as Pi
Mina Anwar as Ma
Sagar Arya as Pa
Tom Espiner as Father Martin/Commander Grant-Jones
Kirsten Foster as Lulu Chen
Raj Ghatak as Mamaji/Pandit-Ji
Sarah Kameela Impey as Rani
Syreeta Kumar as Mrs Biology/ Zaida Khan
Habib Nasib Nader as Cook/ Voice of Richard Parker
David K.S Tse as Mr Okamoto
Nuwan Hugh Perera as Pi Alternate

Tiger: Scarlet Wilderink - Tiger Heart, Fred Davis -Tiger Hind, Daisy Franks - Tiger Hind, Romina Hytten - Tiger Heart, Tom Larkin - Tiger Head, Tommy Luther - Tiger Head

Understudies: Alex Chang and Deeivya Meir

Creative

Based on the novel by Yann Martel
Adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti
Directed by Max Webster
Design by Tim Hatley
Puppetry Design Finn Caldwell and Nick Barnes
Puppetry and Movement Director Finn Caldwell
Lighting by Tim Lutkin
Music by Andrew Mackay
Sound by Carolyn Dowing

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