The Well of the Saints and The End of the Beginning

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Bog People

Imagine that the ground beneath our feet is haunted, and that layer upon layer hides a secret of lives already lived. Inspired by Seamus Heaney's Bog Poems Bog People is a haunting, evocative sequence of stories about love, violence, mystery and memory, written by Lucy Caldwell, Nicola McCartney and Francis Turnly with music composed by Neil Martin.

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What they said:

  • “Once again, the director Zoë Seaton demonstrates that theatre can be inventive and intelligent without neglecting its fundamental duty to entertain.”
  • Sunday Times, October 2007

Sinbad

Action-packed water spectacle charts the fantastical adventures of sea-faring swashbuckler Sinbad, who loses his ship and camps out on a lush Tropical Island which turns out to be an ancient, huge and by now very angry fish.

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What they said:

  • “Could Big Telly follow the success of ‘The Little Mermaid’? A resounding, swash-buckling yes! An unforgettable experience...”
  • Leicester Mercury, June 2008

The Well of the Saints and The End of the Beginning

This autumn, Big Telly is producing a double bill of The Well of the Saints and The End of the Beginning, bringing together the company’s contemporary approach to popular Irish Classics and its reputation for theatrical innovation and visual flair spanning 20 years.

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What they said:

  • “Great writers, great stories and great craic...”                                     
  • Belfast Telegraph, November 2008
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