Where Do Fairies Come From?

Theatre (new writing, storytelling)

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  • Accessibility:
    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 2 years

Description

From early Celtic tradition, through Shakespearean superstition to modern high fantasy, everyone has heard of fairies. 'Give us your hands if we be friends.' Or, if you prefer... clap if you believe. Join Puck, Oberon and Titania as they guide you through the folklore that started it all.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: The audience enter from George IV Bridge, with a couple of steps to enter the building. A temporary ramp is also available. The Studio is located downstairs, via a single width staircase. A lift is also available. The audience enter in the middle of the auditorium. There is a single row with level access, with further seating accessed via a raked centre aisle.
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp, Lift (Platform 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

Philip Beagon 62 days ago

This show makes for a nice start to the day. Gentle, almost wistful, with an especially strong, nuanced performance from Titania.

George Kirke 69 days ago

A gentle but entertaining exploration of fairy lore. Has some fantastic ideas. Worth a look.


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All Edinburgh Theatre (3/5 stars) 66 days ago

There is a relaxed and welcoming air to Where Do Fairies Come From? at Paradise in Augustines that makes for an ideal morning’s entertainment. TypeCast Productions’ blend of theatre and storytelling features three characters familiar from Shakespeare whose ‘fairy embassy’ attempts to set the record straight about their species. Titania...

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