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A Transport/Unicorn production


'Tomorrow night I will tell you something even more amazing'


Performed at the Unicorn Theatre (2013) and toured the U.K. (2014)


Devised and Directed by Douglas Rintoul

Designed by James Perkins

Lighting Design by Matt Haskins

Sound Design Helen Atkinson

Cast: Samantha Béart, Krystian Godlewski and Keshini Misha.



A family show for ages 6+


1001 Nights collects together some of the greatest folk tales ever told. Here they are re-imagined by Shahrazad – a lively young girl who, torn between her old home in the East and her new life in Britain, re-tells the extraordinary stories of her childhood to her new-found friend, who understands not a single word she says…


Using the things she finds around her, Shahrazad fashions saucepans into crowns, old pipes into enchanted telescopes and a mop into a magic carpet to transport us to a fantastical and imagined world of kings, viziers, and jinns.


This compelling, funny and totally absorbing play wowed audiences at the Unicorn in 2013 and now returns for a UK tour


'Ingeniously told... an utter delight'

**** Telegraph


'Warmly recommended'

The Stage


**** WhatsOnStage


'If this does not warm your heart,

I don't know what will' 

A Younger Theatre

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