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If You Like Your Theatre Offbeat With Puppets And Film
Fans of new and emerging theatre companies will be going 'wild' at the prospect of the latest production in the Lichfield Garrick Introducing season. For the Tortoise in a Nutshell theatre company will be staging Feral, described as part puppetry and part film, within the Garrick's intimate studio on Saturday 16 April.

Feral, Tortoise in a Nutshell
Feral is the latest innovative play from Tortoise in a Nutshell

Combining puppetry, immersive soundscapes and multimedia technology, the multi award-winning Tortoise in a Nutshell, who are based in Edinburgh, aim to build an entire world in front of the audience's eyes. With barely a word spoken during the play, central character Joe looks back at his childhood home and traces its journey from idyllic seaside town to community gripped by anarchy.

Lichfield Garrick
The Lichfield Garrick theatre

Winner of a Scotsman Fringe First and nominee for a Total Theatre Award, Feral was one of the most successful original productions at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Since then it has toured to critical acclaim throughout the UK and Europe. The play is a co-production between Tortoise in a Nutshell and Cumbernauld Theatre, based in North Lanarkshire.

Lichfield Garrick
The Garrick Introducing season continues in the intimate studio theatre

The Lichfield Garrick Introducing season has previously showcased some of the UK's most exciting and critically acclaimed emerging artists and theatre companies, including Confirmation and Boris & Ingrid. After the showing of Feral, the series continues this spring and summer with Joan, Western, Nelson, and I, Elizabeth.

Feral, which will play at the Lichfield Garrick on Saturday 16 April, from 7.45pm, is aimed at adults and young people aged 14 and over. Tickets cost 15, and can be booked online or by calling the Box Office on 01543 412121.
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Why? Step Out Of Mainstream Theatre And Try Something Offbeat
When: 16 April 2016
Phone: 01543 412121
Where: Lichfield Garrick, Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HR
Cost: 15
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