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image for Play item typeThe Lost World at Tamworth

Play, Sun 16 Jul 2017

Tamworth Town Hall

Tamworth Town Hall


Tamworth Arts and Events

01827 709635


B79 7NA

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Storytellers since before Homer have spun yarns about adventurers’ travels to strange lands and the monsters they meet there. But Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s version of the story transcends all previous versions because his adventurers were the first to bring the monsters back! He inspired the likes of King Kong, Godzilla, Alien and a host of other classic monster movies!

Four intrepid explorers, led by the redoubtable Professor Challenger, travel to an uncharted plateau in South America following a few scant directions scribbled in a sketch book. They find flora and fauna beyond their wildest dreams, become involved in tribal warfare between apemen and indigenous humans, and encounter terrifying dinosaurs previously believed to be extinct. But when their camera is destroyed in an accident what evidence can they produce to prove that these creatures actually exist? Unless, of course, they bring live specimens back to London in “unbreakable” crates to reveal to an astounded public. What could possibly go wrong?

Illyria has an unmatched reputation for innovation in the open air touring theatre sector, where they are the first company to tackle a show in this genre and of this scope. Prehistoric thrills, monster laughs and life size dinosaurs abound in the must see show of the summer!

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 16 Jul 2017 15:00 to 16:30
Performance Time: 1 hour 50 minutes including 20 minute interval.

Gates open 45 minutes prior to performance.


Tickets: Adult: £9.00, Child: £6.00, (under 2) Free, Family: (2x2) £25.00

pre booking is essential



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Map reference: SK 206039  Lat: 52.63246 Long: -1.69705

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