In 1939 Tolkien was despairing of ever bringing his great work The Lord of the Rings to a conclusion. One morning he woke up with the tale of Niggle, a struggling artist on a curious journey, complete in his mind and wrote it down. The story is often seen as an allegory of the writer's own creative process. Surrounded by ladders, bicycles and heirlooms, Richard Medrington (Jean from Puppet State’s The Man Who Planted Trees) recounts Tolkien’s miniature masterpiece, with original score by Karine Polwart and MJ McCarthy.
‘Enchanting one man show’ **** (Guardian).
241: Tue 8 Aug
Signed performance: Thu 10 Aug
A booking fee of £1 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings. No booking fee is applied to tickets purchased in person from the Scottish Storytelling Centre Box Office.
Scottish Storytelling Centre Fringe
Fri 4 – Mon 28 Aug (not odd days)
Full Price - £12.00
Storytelling Centre Supporter - £9.50
Family of 4 - £40.00
Start Time & Duration:
5pm (1hr 15)
Suitable for ages 10+
Friday 4th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Sunday 6th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Tuesday 8th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Thursday 10th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Saturday 12th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Monday 14th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Wednesday 16th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Friday 18th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Sunday 20th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Tuesday 22nd Aug 2017 - 17:00
Thursday 24th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Saturday 26th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Monday 28th Aug 2017 - 17:00
Book tickets online or by calling our box office between 10am-6pm, Monday to Saturday (Sunday, July & August only, 12pm-6pm)
A booking fee of £1 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings.
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