Journey to the Centre of the Earth

27 Nov

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

£10 Children inc all workshop materials (£7 Adults)

Event details

Journey to the Centre of the Earth is one of Jules Verne’s timeless classics. We’ve re-imagined the classic and created a brand-new adaptation for all the family!

Saturday 27 November

Two shows: 3pm and 6pm

Tickets: £10 Children (£7 Adults) includes all workshop materials

After discovering a secret message in an ancient manuscript, Professor Hardwigg is convinced that the Earth contains a vast subterranean network of tunnels that lead to the centre the planet. He goes to investigate taking his young niece Harri and the supercomputer H.A.N.S with him. They set off for Iceland and begin their descent into the crater of an extinct volcano.

What will the intrepid adventurers discover on their journey to the centre of the earth? What creatures dwell in the primordial caverns below? Dinosaurs? Will they ever make it back to the surface? Join us on this wonderful adventure to the centre of the earth!

Fun for the whole family this production is performed by theatre company, A Wonderful Adventure. They specialise in the fantastical, magical and historical.

The Cast

George C Francis trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating in 2007 with a distinction in acting. He has performed in and directed a wide variety of productions. He recently played Jamie in Monsteers production of “The Feeling” at the Other Palace, Toad in “The Wind in the Willows”, Father in “Twas the Night Before Christmas” and Dickon in “The Secret Garden”. Other roles include the title character in “Macbeth”, Ganya in “The Idiot”, Leontes in “The Winter’s Tale”, Ivan in “Ward no. 6” Benedick in “Much Ado About Nothing”, Bob in Cutlery Wars”, Mercutio in “Romeo and Juliet”, Beast in “Beauty and The Beast”, and Scrooge in “Grumpy Old Scrooge”. He has led and facilitated several workshops for young people, and people with special needs.

Halie Darling graduated from LJMU with a first-class BA Hons in drama. She has performed and produced in the West End, One of the performances she worked on won a West End Talks Award. Halie has performed in many productions as an actor, as well as directing and producing. Recent credits include The Witch in “Room on the Broom”, Mel in Monsteers production of “The Feeling” at The Other Palace, Mrs Fletcher in “Cold Delivery”, Ratty in “The Wind in the Willows”, Mary Lennox in “The Secret Garden”, Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” and Amelia in “Amelia Earhart at the Edge of the Stars”, Halie starred in “Alien: Escape” aside the legendary monster from the Alien franchise. She played Mrs Lovett from Sweeney Todd on Strictly Come Dancing, ITV. She has led and facilitated workshops for adults and children and people with special needs.