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An Awfully Big Adventure

Tuesday 17th October 2017

Brace yourselves for a ridiculously clever play that will transport you to World War One to follow a story of two young men; one a keen enlister, the other a conscientious objector.

As suitcases transform to trenches and coats become a map of Europe, their stories collide on Flanders Field. Through energetic songs and moments of Pythonesque vaudeville, this ensemble beautifully shares unforgettable stories.

“It's far funnier than a show about that war has any right to be, yet the silliness seems somehow respectful, a fitting tribute to the exuberant young men who sailed away from Wellington harbour in search of adventure.” THEATREVIEW

Recommended for children 7+ years

Capital E National Theatre for Children
Written & directed by Leo Gene Peters

Duration: 60 minutes, no interval

Family Friendly


October 17, 2017


Tue 17 Oct, 6pm


Nelson & suburbs


Theatre Royal
78 Rutherford St, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

UNDER 19 $9, ADULT $15, FAMILY (4 people, max 2 adults) $44, PLUS TICKETDIRECT SERVICE FEE

Tickets from Ticketdirect, Theatre Royal, iSITE, Richmond Mall ph. 03 548 3840; 0800 224 224.


Ph. +64 3 545 8734

Additional Info

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