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The Trials of Galileo

International Tour
March 2014 - Dec 2017
Galileo

The Trials of Galileo

By Nic Young
Starring Tim Hardy

The first flowering of scientific truth trampled by the bully church.

For information about our accompanying education programme, click here.

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International Tour across seven countries!


2017 Tour Schedule


Day Date Time Venue Box Office
Sat
29 Apr
8pm
Courtyard Theatre, Newtonabbey, N. Ire, UK
with post show discussion
028 9034 0202
Mon
01 May
7.30pm
Swallow Theatre, Whithorn, Scotland, UK
with post show discussion
01988 850368
Sat
06 May
7.30pm
Theatre Severn, Walker Theatre, Shrewsbury, UK
01743 281281
Thu
27 Oct
7.45pm
Dugdale Centre, Enfield, London, UK
020 8807 6680

Past, 2014 Tour Schedule


Day Date Time Venue Box Office
Mon-Sat
24-29 Mar
8pm
Javea Players Studio, Javea, Spain
+34 96 579 4937
Wed
25 Jun
7.30pm
Sherborne School for Girls, UK
with Post-Show Discussion
0207 998 1562
Mon
08 Sept
7.30pm
Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth, UK
023 9286 3911
Fri-Sun
26-28 Sept
8pm
+356 21246389
Mon
6 Oct
2pm
Our Lady of Sion, Worthing, UK
with Post-Show Discussion
0207 998 1562
Sun
12 Oct
4pm
Miller Theatre, New York, USA
+1 212 854 7799
Wed
Thu-Fri
15 Oct
16-17 Oct
4.30&7pm
7.30pm
Ursinus University, Collegeville, PA, USA
+1 610 409 3030
Thu
23 Oct
8pm
Market Place Theatre, Armagh, N. Ireland, UK
028 3752 1821
Fri
24 Oct
8pm
Island Arts Centre, Lisburn, N. Ireland, UK (Pencil)
028 92 509509
Tue
11 Nov
7.30pm
Key Theatre, Peterborough, UK
with Post-Show Discussion
01733 207239

Past, 2015 Tour Schedule


Day Date Time Venue Box Office
Fri
05 Dec
8pm Siamsa Tíre Theatre, Tralee, Ireland +353 066 7123055
Tue
13 Jan
7.45pm
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, UK
01483 440000
Wed
28 Jan
7.45pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton, UK
01608 642350
Thu
29 Jan
7.30pm
South Hill Park Arts Centre, Wilde Theatre, UK
01344 484123
Fri
30 Jan
8pm
01422 349422
Sat
31 Jan
7.30pm
Sarah Thorne Theatre, Broadstairs, UK
01843 863701
Thu
05 Feb
7.30pm
The Civic, Barnsley, UK
01226 327000
Fri
06 Feb
8pm
Dorchester Arts Centre, Dorset, UK
with Post-Show Discussion
01305 266926
Sun
Tue-Sat
Sat
08 Feb
10-14 Feb
14 Feb
7.45pm
7.45pm
3pm
The Hope Theatre, London, UK
0333 666 3366
Mon
23 Mar
7.30pm
Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford Playhouse, UK
01865 305305
Tue
24 Mar
3.30pm
St Clare's School, Oxford, UK
with Post-Show Discussion
0207 998 1562
Thu
26 Mar
8pm
Strule Arts Centre, Omagh, N. Ireland, UK
028 8224 7831
Sat
28 Mar
8pm
Wexford Opera House, Ireland
with Post-Show Discussion
+353 53 912 2144
Wed
06 May
2pm
Deaton Theatre, Forest School, London, UK
0207 998 1562
Thu
14 May
7.45pm
Dugdale Centre, Enfield, London, UK
020 8807 6680
Thu-Fri
30-31 July
8pm
Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth, UK
with post show discussion
023 9273 7370
Mon-Sun
06-30 Aug
5pm
New Town Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
0207 998 1562
Mon
21 Sept
7.30pm
Buxton Opera House, UK
with post show discussion
0845 1272190
Wed
23 Sept
7.30pm
Byre Theatre, St Andrews, Scotland, UK
01334 475000
Thu
24 Sept
7.30pm
Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline, Scotland, UK
01383 602302
Sat
26 Sept
7.30pm
Heart, Headingley, UK
0113 275 4548

Past, 2016 Tour Schedule


Day Date Time Venue Box Office
Thu
Fri-Sat
07 Jan
08-09 Jan
5.30pm
2.30&7.30
Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford Playhouse, UK
with post-show discussions after matinees
01865 305305
Fri
15 Jan
7.30pm The Regal Theatre, Minehead, UK 01643 706430
Tue
19 Jan
7.45pm
South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, UK
with post-show discussion
01344 484123
Mon
25 Jan
7.45pm
Dugdale Centre, Enfield, London, UK
020 8807 6680
Sat
27 Feb
7.30pm
0113 224 3801
Mon
29 Feb
7.30pm
Mumford Theatre, Cambridge, UK
01223 352932
Sat
05 Mar
7.30pm Atlantic Islands Centre, Isle of Luing, Scotland, UK 01852 314096
Tue
08 Mar
7pm The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK 01224 641122
Wed
09 Mar
7.30pm Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling, Scotland, UK 01786 466666
Thu-Fri
10-11 Mar
7.30pm Perth Concert Hall, Scotland, UK 01738 621031
Thu
07 Apr
7.30pm
Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon, Wales, UK
01874 611622
Wed
13 Apr
7.30pm
McNeill Theatre, Larne, N. Ireland, UK
02828 262450
Fri
15 Apr
8pm
National Opera House, Ireland
with Post-Show Discussion
+353 53 912 2144
Thu
21 Apr
8pm
Dunamaise Arts Centre, Laois, Ireland
+353 57 866 3355
Fri
22 Apr
8pm
Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen, N. Ireland, UK
028 6632 5440
Sat
23 Apr
8pm Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny, Ireland +353 56 7761674
Wed
04 May
7.30pm
Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, UK
01246 345222
NA
NA
NA
Break over summer
NA
Tue
20 Sept
7.30pm Lancaster Grand, UK 01524 64695
Wed-Thu
21-22 Sept
7.30pm
Harrogate Theatre, Yorkshire, UK
01423 502116
Wed
12 Oct
7.30pm
Customs House, South Shields
0191 4541234
Fri
14 Oct
7.30pm 01434 652477
Thu
20 Oct
2pm
Áras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet, Ireland (In Discussion)
+353 97 81079
Thu
03 Nov
7.30pm
Omnibus, Clapham, London, UK
with post-show discussion
020 7498 4699
Wed
09 Nov
8pm Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal 01539 725133
Wed
-Fri
15-17 Nov
7.30pm
Rialto Theatre, Brighton, UK
01273 725230


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What's On in London

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