Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain

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This Christmas, Bristol Old Vic sets sail to transform The Lantern at Colston Hall into a nautical playground with Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain.

Tim has always wanted to become a sailor. He knows all the knots, can name every boat and sing all their songs. But there’s one problem; he is much too young to be a sailor! Then one day, he accidentally-on-purpose stows away on a steam ship and meets the Brave Sea Captain. Can you help him earn his sea legs, chart the ocean blue and sail home to his family?

Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain will be brought to life by the magical Wardrobe Ensemble (The Star Seekers, Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk) based on the 80-year old classic story by Edward Ardizzone. In their sea-safe hands, you will enjoy an interactive voyage featuring sea shanties, music, dance and plenty of ocean courage perfect for ages 0-7 and their families.

A Bristol Old Vic and The Wardrobe Ensemble co-production
Devised by the company
Based on the book by Edward Ardizzone

Concessions for Students, Under 18s and over 60s. Under 2’s do not need a ticket if they sit on a parents lap.

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Little Tim in rehearsal

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