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Inspired by the work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez | Directed by Mike Shepherd | Written by Anna Maria Murphy

A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

Running Time: 90 minutes, with interval

For everyone from 6 to 66 who believes that an old man might fly.

“ This is a miracle of a show. In its small but perfectly formed way it is as memorable as anything I've seen. ”

The Times


This production is available for tour.

People on road: 5
Freight: Freight
Freight details: Staging
1 x 20ft container.


A Little Angel Production in association with Kneehigh

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 Garcia Marquez’s short story and presented with visual beauty and magic by leading theatre companies, Little Angel Theatre and Kneehigh Theatre. This is a must see show for adults and young people alike, showing a world of ruined beauty and magic reality where everyone dreams of their five minutes of fame and riches.