VenueSt Peters Arts Centre
Other spaces: UCLAN Theatres, Media Factory, Main Theatre, Studio 1, Studio 2,
From7th October 2017
To7th October 2017
What is currently on at St Peters Arts Centre (V01241306754)
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The Hartlepool Monkey

The Hartlepool MonkeyT251265605
An adventure story and dark comedy for sea dogs, landlubbers, children and adults alike. A French ship runs aground off the coast of England. Only a cabin girl and the ship's mascot, a chimpanzee, survive and make it to shore. But the townsfolk mistake the monkey, in its military uniform, for a spy, and condemn him to a life-or-death trial. What will the verdict be? Can the local children save the day?
Author Carl Grose

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Production details

The legend of The Hartlepool Monkey has survived the test of time, capturing the imagination of people of all ages for over 200 years. A boisterous crew tell this timely tale through spirited sea shanties and mischievous puppetry from Gyre & Gimble, original puppeteers on War Horse and the team behind Running Wild.


Presented byGyre & Gimble
Company Fuel Theatre (in association with Stratford Circus Arts Centre)
Performer Rebecca Collingwood
Performer Fred Davis
Performer Jonathan Dryden Taylor
Performer James Duke
Performer Baker Mukasa
Performer Rachel Sanders
Performer John Trindle

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