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Summary

Kid Carpet and Vic Llewellyn take you on a musical, magical, moving & comic journey through the minds of some of our planet’s most eccentric and creative individuals. A smash-hit success at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe.

It tells the true story of an inmate in a Norwegian psychiatric institute who over 5 years built a castle on a remote headland. But …where was he getting his bricks from?

The show spirals outwards from personal accounts into tales of other outsider artists who’ve been inspired to build gigantic extraordinary structures, alone, in secret, and without artistic validation from the real world.

Vic Llewellyn and Kid Carpet re-imagine these stories and tell them with visceral live music, dancing, projection & heart felt storytelling and chewed bread sculptures.

The show also includes the presence of an invited maker/artisan who constructs during the duration of the piece and presents something unique to the audience at the climax of the show.

“holds its audience, tenderly, in the palm of its hand, lifts us to the stars, then places us gently back down on earth, with a reminder that there’s always time to live better.” – Exeunt (Maddy Costa)

“Funny, educational and most importantly, inspiring.” – The Fix ****

“Boisterous and innovative.” – The British Theatre Guide *****

“Hilarious, touching and poignant.” – Across the Arts ****

“Joyful, messy and exuberant.” – Total Theatre Magazine

Venue

94 Alfred Gelder Street
Hull
HU1 2AN
01482 317941

http://www.kardomah94.com/

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Venue Access

  • Accessible Toilets
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday 10am-4pm
Tuesday 10am-10pm
Wednesday 10am-10pm
Thursday 10am-10pm
Friday 10am-11am
Saturday 10am-11am
Sunday 11am-5pm