Event Type: Drama
Wojtek

DATE:
Thu 5 May

TIME:
7.30PM

PRICE:
£12, £10, £6

DESCRIPTION:

What bonds a man to a bear? What might be a bear’s view of humanity, war, love? Is man or bear closer to nature and God?

This new production by Tweed Theatre tells the extraordinary true story of Wojtek the soldier bear as he travels through war and peace with his adoptive “mother” Piotr, a Polish soldier and Gulag survivor.  As the show opens, these are two spirits in search of each other, longing to relive comic trials and tribulations, but fearful of what lies in store for them as they seek love, understanding and forgiveness.

Wojtek the bear died in Edinburgh Zoo in 1963. Lance Corporal Prendys died five years later.

OTHER EVENTS THAT MAY INTEREST YOU

The Beauty Queen of Leenane
The Beauty Queen of Leenane Date: 07/10/2022 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Price: £17, £15 A searing play about isolation and the sanctity of family.
Straight Line Crazy
Straight Line Crazy Date: 15/07/2022 Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Price: £17, £10 under 16 Ralph Fiennes stars in this new play about the resilience of democracy.
Prima Facie - National Theatre Live
Prima Facie - National Theatre Live Date: 11/08/2022 Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Price: £17, £10 under 16 Jodie Comer stars as a brilliant barrister in a powerful new drama.
Exodus
Exodus Date: 31/08/2022 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Price: £16, £14 Political ambition - systematic deception and indifference to suffering.