We Were Promised Honey!

Theatre (interactive, storytelling)

  • Accessibility:
    Captioning
    Relaxed Performance
    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 2 years

Description

Maybe after this we’ll occupy the theatre. Maybe in one hundred years it’ll be swallowed by the sea. Maybe we’ll all meet here again. Maybe everything will go to shit. From the makers of Five Encounters on a Site Called Craigslist and The Accident Did Not Take Place comes an act of communal storytelling. A hopeful, hopeless prophecy for earth and humankind. A story of us, our future, of paradise and how we get there in the end. ‘YESYESNONO make shows that feel completely different to anybody else’ (Exeunt). Total Theatre Award Winner 2017.

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General venue access

  • Captioning
    Relaxed Performance
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Wheelchair accessible (please contact the venue for more information)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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


Captioned performances

  • Dates: 3 August, 4 August, 5 August, 6 August, 7 August, 8 August, 10 August, 11 August, 12 August, 13 August, 14 August, 15 August, 17 August, 18 August, 19 August, 20 August, 21 August, 22 August, 24 August, 25 August, 26 August, 27 August, 28 August
  • Type: Closed (Tablet)
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team to book your tickets and request any specific seating locations or if booking a unit is required.

Relaxed performances

  • Dates: 3 August, 5 August, 4 August, 6 August, 28 August, 21 August, 14 August, 7 August, 8 August, 15 August, 22 August, 10 August, 17 August, 24 August, 25 August, 18 August, 11 August, 12 August, 19 August, 26 August, 27 August, 20 August, 13 August
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team for more information or to discuss any accessibility requirements.
  • Character Introduction Details
  • Additional information: All our performances are relaxed insofar as audiences are free to leave and Sam will respond if they interact with him. Sam isn’t playing another character so the space is very live. There might be some loud sounds but other than that all performances are relaxed-suitable.

Be aware that this show features:

  • Audience required to undertake directed movement
  • Audience required to sing/speak along with/for performer
  • Audience invited on stage
  • Performer goes into audience area
  • Total Audience Black Out
  • Loud/repetitive/high pitched/unexpected or overlapping sound
  • Heavily dialogue-driven scenes
  • Permission to move around and make noise
  • Permission to engage with performer
  • Show guide or synopsis or character list

Show does not feature:

  • Flashing Lights/Strobed Lighting
  • Distinctive smells
  • Special effects (e.g. smoke/bubbles/pyrotechnics)
  • Latex balloons
  • Characters expressing anger
  • Audience required to walk around
  • An intermission
  • Audience chill out area

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

This show has chosen to opt out of audience reviews.


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Bouquet and Brickbats (4/5 stars) 38 days ago

Apocalyptic subject matter notwithstanding, WWPH! is a joyous, hopeful kind of show, focusing on the small kindnesses and moments of happiness we find in our lives, despite our inevitable demise.

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Bouquet and Brickbats (4/5 stars) 38 days ago

Apocalyptic subject matter notwithstanding, WWPH! is a joyous, hopeful kind of show, focusing on the small kindnesses and moments of happiness we find in our lives, despite our inevitable demise.

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Broadway World (4/5 stars) 39 days ago

quietly radical and beautiful but understated

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The Stage (4/5 stars) 39 days ago

Bleak yet uplifting

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The Guardian (4/5 stars) 39 days ago

Ward creates a sense of joyful collective enterprise, his lyrical script gently prodding us to take ownership of the choices we make and, perhaps, accept some responsibility for our future.

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Financial Times (5/5 stars) 39 days ago

It’s an apocalyptic, strange hour of theatre that makes you feel grateful to be alive, grateful to be part of a communal gathering of people, even as it erodes the very ground you’re standing on.

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 39 days ago

A delight to listen to, Sam Ward’s bittersweet words candy a morbid tale of climate disaster, mental health and apocalypse with a strange and unfettered hope.

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The Scotsman (5/5 stars) 39 days ago

A play about control and destiny, disintegration and rebirth

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ThreeWeeks (4/5 stars) 39 days ago

‘We Were Promised Honey!’ imagines the future, without ignoring or wallowing in bleakness.

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Stage Door 39 days ago

A brilliant barrel roll of a show

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Lost in Theatreland (4/5 stars) 40 days ago

A truly unique production and will engage you throughout as you wonder what comes next.

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British Theatre (5/5 stars) 43 days ago

This is something really special. Storytelling of the finest, with a warm, welcoming narrator and the audience sharing the story telling in a collaborative, non threatening way!

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