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A very old man with enormous wings

A Little Angel Theatre and Kneehigh co-production

The world’s been sad since Tuesday, the child has a fever and is hotter than a fish on a spit.
The dog chases its tail, Mother dreams of a new broom and Father gazes out to sea. The whole village is on the brink.
Then the sky gets frisky, the sea rears up and, in a bolt of lightning, a very old man with enormous wings crashes to earth in a flurry of feathers. Nothing will ever be the same again!

Inspired by Gabriel García Márquez’s story this is a startling world of ruined beauty and magic reality where everyone dreams of their five minutes of fame and riches, and the extraordinary takes flight.

Toured to: Battersea Arts Centre, The Curve Theatre (Leicester), Salisbury Playhouse

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