Woman! Pilot! Pirate?

Theatre (music)

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  • Accessibility: 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

Amelia Earhart has been missing for 82 years. Emmy thinks this is a cover-up. Emmy wants the truth. Caught between her humdrum life and her need for adventure, she intends to build, sail and fight her way to her hero. As a new world of pirate ships, uncharted islands and haunting music unfolds around her, Emmy's fantasies start to become real. Will her adventure take her to her long-lost hero, or to somewhere else entirely?

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: there are 18 steps into the venue if not taking the lift.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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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

JMR 82 days ago

Interesting but strange. It was engaging but would have been hugely improved if some of the weird hypothesis and facts surrounding Amelia's fate had been more clearly explained to the audience. I had to search the internet after the show which helped to make sense of the performance. The performers shouldn't assume their audience comes with prior background knowledge.

Carl Russell 82 days ago

Strangely captivating, quirky and beautiful. A melancholy feast

Paul 83 days ago

Bonkers indeed but also haunting and powerful. I really don’t know what to make of this show but it kept me completely engaged from start to finish. Really strong performances from both actors. Well worth an hour of your time.

Nanou Blair Gould 85 days ago

Completely beautiful and bonkers. A very strong performance. I've sent all my people.

Graeme K 88 days ago

Great acting; a story that is both touching and profound; innovative use of music and sound, this play is one of the best things I've seen on this year's fringe. I loved it.

J. H. 88 days ago

Clever, cute and smart! Give it a try and you won’t regret it!

E J 94 days ago

A nice heartwarming story to watch during the day.


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Ed Fringe Review (3/5 stars) 80 days ago

An aesthetic delight...

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Ed Fringe Review (3/5 stars) 80 days ago

I was confused, but loving it...

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Broadway Baby (3/5 stars) 80 days ago

A charming mixture of mime and music, Woman! Pilot! Pirate? is the endearing tale of Emmy, who believes that Amelia Earhart’s disappearance is nothing more than a conspiracy and therefore decides to track her down by following in her footsteps. An unfortunate incident leaves her stuck on an island, trying...

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Miro Magazine (4/5 stars) 81 days ago

So the script is something of a wild romp – but when this is pulled aside, what remains is some of the finest technical design seen anywhere in the Fringe. While the Amelia Earhart-lookalike is performing with gusto onstage, a variety of instruments are performed by her male counterpart (who may or may not be a radio).

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