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At the Mountains of Madness


International Tour
Jan 2016 - Dec 2017
World Premiere in Association with South Hill Park Arts Centre

World Premiere


From the novel by HP Lovecraft
Starring Tim Hardy
Adapted by Max Lewendel & Tim Hardy

Icarus Theatre Collective brings you Tim Hardy in the first theatre adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s chilling masterpiece “At the Mountains of Madness.”

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2016 Tour Schedule

Day Date Time Venue Box Office
Thu-Fri
21-22 Jan
7.30pm
South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, UK
with post-show discussion on Thursday
01344 484123
Tue
26 Jan
7.45pm
Dugdale Centre, Enfield, London, UK
020 8807 6680
Wed
27 Jan
7.30pm
Fairfield Halls, Croydon, London, UK
020 8688 9291
Fri
29 Jan
7.30pm
Sarah Thorne Theatre, Broadstairs, UK
01843 863701
Fri
12 Feb
8pm
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, UK
01483 440000
Fri
19 Feb
7.30pm The Regal Theatre, Minehead, UK 01643 706430
Wed
24 Feb
7.30pm 01434 652477
Thu
25 Feb
7.30pm
Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK
01592 583302
Fri
26 Feb
7.30pm
The Brunton, Musselburgh, Scotland, UK
0131 665 2240
Tue
01 Mar
7.30pm
Mumford Theatre, Cambridge, UK
01223 352932
Thu
03 Mar
7.30pm
01642 81 51 81
Mon
07 Mar
7.30pm
Birnam Arts, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
01350 727 674
Sat
12 Mar
7.30pm
Byre Theatre, St Andrews, Scotland, UK
01334 475000
Thu
17 Mar
7.30pm
Omnibus, Clapham, London, UK
with post-show discussion
020 7498 4699
Fri
08 Apr
8pm
The Courtyard, Hereford, UK
01432 340555
Tue
12 Apr
7.30pm
Old Courthouse Theatre, Antrim, N Ireland, UK
028 9448 1338
Thu
14 Apr
8pm
Mermaid Arts, Bray, Ireland
+353 (0)1 272 4030
Sat
16 Apr
8pm
The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Ireland
+353 (0)504 90204
Wed
27 Apr
7.30pm
01780 763 203
Thu
28 Apr
8pm
01422 349422
Fri
29 Apr
7.30pm
The Civic, Barnsley, UK
01226 327000
Sat
30 Apr
8pm
Heart, Headingley, UK
0113 275 4548
Tue
03 May
7.30pm
Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, UK
01246 345222
Wed
11 May
7.30pm
Corn Exchange, Dorchester, UK
01305 266926
Thu
12 May
7.30pm
The Capitol, Horsham, UK
01403 750220
Fri
13 May
7.30pm
The Neeld Arts Centre, Chippenham, UK
01249 446699
NA
NA
NA
Break over summer
NA
Fri-Sat
Sat
23-24 Sept
24 Sept
7.30pm
2.30pm
Harrogate Theatre, Yorkshire, UK
01423 502116
Tue
27 Sept
8pm Cramphorn Studio, Chelmsford, UK 01245 606505
Wed
19 Oct
8pm
Áras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet, Ireland
+353 97 81079
Fri
21 Oct
8pm
ISLAND Arts Centre, Lisburn, N. Ireland, UK
028 92 509509
Sat
22 Oct
8pm
Market Place Theatre, Armagh, N. Ireland, UK
028 3752 1821
Thu
27 Oct
7.30pm
Riverbank Theatre, Co. Kildare, Ireland
+353 (0)45 448 327
Fri
28 Oct
8pm Siamsa Tíre Theatre, Tralee, Ireland +353 (0)667123055
Tue
08 Nov
7.30pm
Theatre Royal, Dumfries, UK
01387 253383
Thu
10 Nov
7.30pm
0161 770 8000


2017 Tour Schedule


Day Date Time Venue Box Office
Thu
27 Apr
8pm
National Opera House, Wexford, Ireland
with Post-Show Discussion
+353 53 912 2144
Thu
04 May
7.30pm
Key Theatre, Peterborough, UK
with Post-Show Discussion
01733 207239
Fri
05 May
7.30pm
Theatre Severn, Walker Theatre, Shrewsbury, UK
01743 281281


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