Rumpelstiltskin at The New Room

Contact: Justin Palmer (Email)

Adapted by Matt Grinter Insane Root Theatre

4th October – 1st November, 2019 | 18:45 & 20:30
*No performances Sundays or Mondays
*No performance 24th October
*BSL interpreted performances 17th October
“It can’t come into the light and the light can’t come into it, it can’t come out of the darkness neither… it’s quite happy sat here between the two…”

Locked in a tower. Forced to spin a roomful of straw into gold. By morning. Or have her head removed from her body…Milly’s only hope of salvation lies in the strange creature speaking riddles and lurking in the shadows of her cell…but what price will it demand in return, and will it be more than she can pay?

Arriving just in time for Halloween is a spine-tingling take on this ancient folk tale of greed, imagination and the terrible choices we have to make. Told by candle-light, the immersive performance is inspired by, and staged in, the atmospheric New Room in the heart of Bristol’s Broadmead shopping quarter. It features a brand new script by award winning writer Matt Grinter (Orca), an original score by Ellie Showering, and is led by Bristol’s favourite ‘Site Specific Theatre Masters’ (Bristol 24/7) Insane Root.

Venue address: John Wesley’s Chapel, 36 The Horsefair, Bristol, BS1 3JE
Tickets: from £12

Running time: approx 65 mins | Not recommended for children under 10 years of age.

This is an immersive production so you will be standing, walking and occasionally sitting. If you have access needs please contact the company. This production is wheelchair accessible.

Comfortable shoes are advised due to the nature of the venue and style of staging; large bags and luggage are not permitted into the site. On arrival for the performance please check in at the Box Office located in the Cafe at the New Room on the Horsefair – you will be taken to the  performance space at the allotted time. Latecomers will not be admitted.  There are toilet facilities at the cafe.

No photography, or recording of any kind, is permitted. Further restrictions apply. Please see box office website for details.

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