Elephant Man, The

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Abandoned, alone, a freak show attraction deemed a public indecency - can he ever be accepted as a man like any other? Read More >

Abandoned, alone, a freak show attraction deemed a public indecency – John Merrick is infamous in Victorian England owing to the extreme deformity of his body. Seeking the help of a young doctor he is admitted to the prestigious London Hospital and over the years Merrick is changed from obscene and pitiful freak to the witty favourite of the aristocracy. But can he ever truly be accepted for who he is beneath his deformities and become a man like any other?

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 01/04/2008

Closing Night: 05/04/2008

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - Ellie Jones

Designer - Ellen Cairns

Author - Bernard Pomerance