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Members' Backstage Tours

Avalanche: A Love Story

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Ever wondered what’s going on behind the scenes? Before you see the play, discover some of the hidden secrets of the Barbican Theatre on one of our members' backstage tours.

You'll get exclusive insight into Avalanche: A Love Story, and learn behind-the-scenes secrets such as how the show was devised, getting a closer look at the set design and technology behind it.

Search out the nooks and crannies of a working theatre, exploring the wings and the fly tower, as you are treated to the history of the theatre in the company of our expert Barbican Explorers. 

Age suitability: 12+
Duration: 1 hour
Location: Meet at the Tickets and Information Desk

Please be aware that due to the nature of this tour and the age of the building the route is not fully accessible and will be unsuitable for those who require step-free access. If you have any access requirements please contact us in advance at [email protected] or call the box office on 0845 120 7511.


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Barbican Meets: Maxine Peake


We caught up with the team working on 'Avalanche: A Love Story' during rehearsals. Hear from Maxine Peake, director Anne-Louise Sarks and writer Julia Leigh about the creative process so far.

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