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The Thing That Came From Over There

University of Worcester, St John's Campus

Postcode: WR2 6AJ

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The Thing That Came From Over There

Show Details

Presented by Gonzo Moose Theate

Performance date and time
Thursday, 8th February 2018
7:30 PM

An anarchic comedy on an epic scale, of Captain Scott's doomed Antarctica exploration, with a desolate empty landscape of snow, frozen beards, giant penguins and of course, aliens. The critically acclaimed trio are back in another rip-roaring comedy adventure suitable for the whole family. Inspired by the Horror movies of the 1950’s, ‘The Thing That Came From Over There’ is a fast-paced rollicking ride, mixing paranoia, suspense and hilariously gruesome deaths. It’s 1912, and as Scott and Amundsen begin their race across Antarctica, the hapless explorer, Captain Reginald Cranston, has accidentally landed on the wrong side of the continent. As Cranston and his motley band set up base camp, a meteor crashes nearby. Deciding to investigate, they set out towards the crash site - unaware of the danger that awaits not just them, but the whole of planet Earth. What ancient evil lurks inside the crater? What is the dark secret of the slimy fungus? And what is the horrifying fate of those who encounter the parasitic space worms?

‘HILARIOUS’ Total Theatre ‘BRILLIANT’ ★★★★★ Venue Magazine ‘ANARCHIC COMEDY THEATRE AT ITS BEST’ ★★★★ Fringe review ‘OUTSTANDING’ ★★★★ Chortle

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Performer's website
www.gonzomoose.co.uk

Running time
85 minutes + interval

Audience Type
Adults/Family

Age Range
8+

Ticket Prices
£9.50 Standard / £7.50 Student / £26.00 Group / £7.50 Under 17 / £7.50 Over 65 / £27.00 Group

Main Box Office Telephone Number
01905 544 444

Available From
University Arena box office 01905 544 444

Additional Information
Doors open at 7pm

Venue Accessibility (See Key for more information)

Reservable/general parking on site Level entrance Steps at entrance Alternative wheelchair access to side/rear of venue Wheelchair accessible toilet Wheelchair accessible toilet with limited transfer space

This performance is supported by:

Arts Council, England

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