The Wider Earth Tickets
Join the 22-year-old Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world, and discover the gripping story behind one of the most important discoveries in history.
The Wider Earth features a cast of seven, remarkable puppetry, an original score and cinematic animations to bring to life uncharted landscapes in the theatrical event of 2018.
Age restrictionThe show is suitable for children aged 8 and over. The puppetry and visual elements will appeal to younger people, but some of the scientific content may go over their heads. Please note the production is not suitable for children under 3 and babes in arms, who will only be admitted at the discretion of the theatre staff.
Running time2hr 10min (inc. interval)
Performance dates2 October 2018 - 24 February 2019.
ContentPlease note this production contains strobe lighting and loud noises.
Please note patrons attending MATINEE PERFORMANCES may enter the museum through the Cromwell Road or Exhibition Road entrances. Patrons attending EVENING PERFORMANCES MUST use the Queen's Gate entrance ONLY and are advised to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the show.
Venue InformationNatural History Museum Cromwell Rd, Kensington, London, SW7 5BD
News / Casting
Casting announced for Natural History Museum production of The Wider Earth
29 Aug, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
Natural History Museum to create a special performance space for The Wider Earth
Before we knew about evolution, a revolutionary voyage set sail. It has just been announced that the Natural History Museum will be creating a special theatre space for the Darwin-themed show, The Wider Earth. The new venue will feature a seating capacity of up to 357 and marks the first time that the museum has created such a space.
26 Jul, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels