Thunderstruck

Theatre (music, storytelling)

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  • Scottish Storytelling Centre - The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe
  • Times vary. Click 'Dates, times and prices' to view the calendar
  • Aug 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: David Colvin
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing themes, Strong language/swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
Dates, Times and Prices

Description

The comic and tragic tale of how the greatest bagpiper of all time rocked the history and traditions of bagpiping and how he changed the life of one young piper forever. 'A roller coaster of emotions, from the joyous to the heartbreakingly devastating' ***** (FringeWorld.com.au/FringeFeed, Perth, Australia). 'Thunderstruck is a story of humanity full of pathos and the personal effect one man had on another' ***** (Scottish Field). Herald Angel and Scottish Arts Club award-winning show returns to Edinburgh after its international award-winning run at Perth and Adelaide festivals. Written by David Colvin. Directed by Tom Freeman.

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: There is level access from the john Knox building, If entering using the main entrance there are 9 steps. Once inside a lift that can take customers down to the -2 floor which is the bottom of the raked seating. If not it is 16 steps to the top of the raked seating then 15 steps to the front row.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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Dates, Times and Prices