something very far away was developed at the national theatre studio and first performed in june 2012 at the unicorn theatre, london. 


It is available for National/International touring and festival dates


Dates


2012

Unicorn Theatre London

Mechlen, Belgium 

2013

Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Imaginate Festival

Northwall Theatre, Oxford

The Egg, Bath

Unicorn Theatre, London

2014

Theatre Mouffetard Arts De la Marionnette, Paris

Unicorn Theatre, London

Esplinade, Singapore

Arts Centre, Melbourne Festival

  

  


Something Very Far Away

Illustration by Alberta Torres

​​Using Make Mend and Do's unique blend of  puppetry, animation, music and sound, something very far away is a play about love, loss, space and time that has enchanted audiences around the globe. 



Written, directed and original score......... Mark Arends

Design, puppets and animations.............. Matthew robins

Lighting design.............................................. Declan randall



Original devisors/performers.................... Avye Leventis, Ben Whybrow, David Emmings, Julia Slienger and Mark Arends


Subsequent performers............................. Natasha Jenkins, Samantha Arends, Adam Pleath and Tim Lewis



Reviews


'35 of the most charming and touching minutes I've spent in a theatre' ★★★★★ -Daily Mail


‘This show may be small but it is big in every way' ★★★★ -The Guardian


'a mini-macro masterpiece with ideas to spare... a flawless tribute to wonder' ★★★★★-Exeunt


'a theatrical experience unlike any you will have had before' ★★★★★​ -whatsonstage.com