TownOuter London
CountyGreater London
From8th June 2015
To14th June 2015
When19:30. Thu,Sat,Sun Mats 15:00
What is currently on at General (V1087)
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The Eighth Wonder of the World

A play about the most important night in the lives of Marc and his son Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Marc; health ailing and bankrupt has bored his way halfway under the Thames in a massive feat of innovative engineering. But he's run out of money. His reputation and livelihood is at stake if the venture fails... Isambard; young, brilliant and keen to prove himself may just have the business acumen and drive needed to solve the dilemma. But can Marc find it in himself to let him...?
Author Nick Harrison

Archive :: production:T0443437433, play:S2022052446, venue:V1087

Production details

Performed IN THE ACTUAL TUNNEL SHAFT that the two men built together, this thrillingly epic yet intimate piece will have a resonance all of its own. This event takes place at Thames Tunnel Shaft, Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe SE16 4LF


Director Martin Parr
Performer Peter Harding
Performer Ben Eagle

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