The Wonderful World of Hugh Hughes

Hugh Hughes/Hoipolloi

11 September 2010 - 2 October 2010 / 14:00
The Pit

£33 (includes all three shows on the Saturdays). Saturday shows can be booked individually for £15 per show by calling the Box Office only on 0844 243 0791

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The Residency
In a retrospective of the work he has presented across the globe since leaving the small town of Llangefni, emerging Welsh artist Hugh Hughes shares three joyful stories inspired by his own life, presented alongside new work created especially for this residency.

‘Come and join me. Share the fun. It might even put a spring in your step.’
Hugh Hughes

Enjoy all three shows back to back on Saturday 11, 18, 25 Sep and 2 Oct.
Performance times: 2pm/5pm/8pm

The remarkable story about the day when the Isle of Anglesey floated away from mainland Wales, drifted into the Atlantic and up to the Arctic. A comic exploration of the impossibility of leaving the place we come from.

Story of a Rabbit

When Hugh finds his neighbour’s rabbit lying dead in his garden, he puts it in a box, but it doesn’t fit. As he puzzles over what to do with the body he starts to wonder how much of life disappears once we die…


A story about friendship and sharing just about everything. Hugh climbs Snowdon with his best friend Gareth, but the journey to the summit leads to big questions about fantasy, first love and bottling things up.

Co-commissioned by the Barbican

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