Compagnie Akselere: Sleeping Beauty

Fri Nov 06
7:30 pm

Pleasance Theatre


  • Bunraku Puppetry
  • Object Manipulation
  • Shadow Puppetry
Fairies and Goblins

***When online booking is closed tickets may still be available from the venue***

This is not a fairy tale but a princess’s tale. A princess from Liverpool. Born in a kingdom devastated by unemployment and famine, where the spindle has been replaced by a syringe. We are in a restaurant. The table is set. The waitress welcomes us. On the menu, a story. Artist and puppeteer Colette Garrigan tells her story using shadow theatre and object theatre. Stunningly poetic and original. ‘Closer to Ken Loach than to the sugary fairy tale’ (Télérama).

Suspense events are mainly for adult audiences – call box office for advice before booking for any young people under 15. Please especially note that for Sleeping Beauty, no-one under 13 will be admitted – this is at the artist’s request.



Alternative performance dates for Sleeping Beauty

Nov 7:  3pm  and  7.30pm


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  • Book for 3-4 shows in one transaction and get 15% off (excluding booking fee)
  • Book for 5 or more shows in one transaction and 25% off (excluding booking fee)

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