The Wider Earth
BEFORE DARWIN CHANGED THE WORLD,
ONE VOYAGE CHANGED HIS LIFE.
The award-winning drama The Wider Earth tells the story of the rebellious young Charles Darwin.
Join the twenty-two year old Darwin on HMS Beagle’s daring voyage to the far side of the world and discover the gripping story behind one of the most important discoveries in history.
An ensemble cast, remarkable puppetry, cinematic projections and an original score by Lior and Tony Buchen all combine to bring to life uncharted landscapes and incredible creatures in this highly ambitious theatrical event.
Director and Co-Designer David Morton
Creative Producer Nicholas Paine
Associate Director Matt Seery
Co-Designer Aaron Barton
Composers Lior and Tony Buchen
Sound Designer Tony Brumpton
Associate Sound Designer Brady Watkins
Projection Designer Justin Harrison
Original Lighting Designer David Walters
UK and Tour Lighting Designer Lee Curran
Associate Lighting Designer Christine Felmingham
Dramaturg Louise Gough