Writer Samantha Miles
Director Simon Panayi
Producer James Ashfield
Composer Jordan Shiel
James Ashfield, Samantha Miles, Simon Panayi, Laura Potente, Elliot Sargent, Jordan Shiel.
A father’s lifelong ambition to complete? Check.
Charlie is about to embark on the journey that her late father never did. To find the one bird that had eluded him, to rekindle their lost relationship.
A beautiful, joyous, handmade adventure with puppetry, music, and a girl that just really wants to see a bird.
Age Recommendation: 8+
Running Time: 55 minutes (no interval)
The NSDF Festgoer's Award
The Sunday Times Playwriting Award
The Buzz Goodbody Director Award
★★★★ The Stage
★★★★ The Reviews Hub
★★★★ The 730 Review
★★★★★ North West End
'Delicate, inventive work from a talented company'
'Minimalist, imaginative and wonderful'
'Turns the mundane into the magical'
Noises Off Magazine
THE SEARCH FOR A BLACK BROWED ALBATROSS
Underbelly Cowgate, Big Belly
Tuesday 15 August, 12.40pm
Tuesday 13 March, 7.30pm
De Montfort, Leicester
Monday 26 March - Friday 30 March 2018
New Diorama Theatre
Monday 2 July 7pm
Wednesday 4 July 8.30pm
Pleasance Dome, King Dome
Wednesday 1 - Thursday 9 August 3.30pm
Friday 21 September 7.30pm
Tuesday 25 September 7.30pm
Friday 12 October 7.30pm
Monday 18 February 7.30pm
Tuesday 19 February 7.30pm
Would you like to work with The Backpack Ensemble?
If so then please contact James at to discuss how we can visit your venue, university or school hall!
We also offer workshops alongside our shows.