Black Beauty Drama

Black Beauty

  • Date

    Thursday 16 February 2017

  • venue

    The Lemon Tree

  • time

    Starts 7pm | Finish 8.15pm

  • age


  • price

    £11 inc. bf | Concessions

  • genre


Red Bridge and Traverse Theatre Company presents
Created by Andy Manley, Andy Cannon and Shona Reppe

Join Red Bridge Arts and Traverse Theatre Company as they bring an energetic new production, inspired by Anna Sewell’s best-selling book Black Beauty, cantering onto the stage.

From the cosy horsebox they call home, Andy and Andy take the bit firmly between their teeth and tell the classic tale of Black Beauty. Saddle up, jump on and gallop headlong into a story where loneliness gives way to hope, friends become heroes, and courage saves the day.

Blending storytelling, music and puppetry, this vibrant re-telling of Black Beauty offers fun and adventure for fans of the book, classic TV show and those brand new to the tale.

Performed by Andy Manley (White, Mikey & Addie) and Andy Cannon (Tales of a Grandson, Labyrinth), with design by Shona Reppe (White, Huff).

‘A galloping, five-star triumph’ ★★★★★ Guardian

‘It’s the cleverly-nuanced emotional heart of the piece that takes Black Beauty cantering an extra, impressive mile’ ★★★★★ The Herald

‘This innovative, hilarious piece of theatre is an all- round treat for children of all ages’ ★★★★★ Edinburgh Guide

‘A gentle humour that has the kids in the audience shouting with laughter’ ★★★★ The Scotsman

‘Don't hold your horses, this one's a winner’ ★★★★ The Times

For children age 6 and over and their adults


Running times (Please note, all times are approximate and subject to change)
Doors: 6.15pm
Running time: 7pm - 8.25pm |  Includes 10 minute interval

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