Whales, Tiny Boats, Sea Captains – Oh My!

Posted on: February 7, 2018 in the category latest by Cassie Day

A Heart at Sea – 6:00pm, 11th February, 2018 – Half a String Theatre Company

A Heart at Sea uses beautiful live music to tell the tale of a young boy who after a tragedy, bottles up his heart, and throws it in the sea. Intricate puppets are swept through a transforming wooden world as our hero tries to recover his heart. A haunting tale suitable for those 7+ of whales, caves, ships and pirates (with phenomenal beards.)

Be enthralled by this epic musical folktale told on a miniature scale. Haunting live music tells the story of a Boy who bottles up his heart and throws it into the sea. Original song-writing is set to stunning visuals, which centre around a beautifully carved chest holding the secrets to the story. Intricate puppets are swept through this transforming wooden world as the Boy tumbles through an danger and discovery to recover his missing heart. Echoing soundscapes knit together a heart-warming tale of whales, tiny boats, sea captains and beards. Intimate gig-theatre that will resonate with all ages.


Half a String Theatre’s new show is a delightfully charming and immaculately produced tale of triumph, travel and terrific adventure told through innovative puppetry and wonderfully lyrical song.” – Broadway Baby

‘A Heart At Sea’ is an emotional, ingeniously imaginative piece of storytelling…Young or old, this show tugs at heartstrings alike.” – Young Perspective

Ingenious wooden creations and eloquent puppetry…this is a warm-hearted, joyful affirmation of life’s richness, with plenty to delight adults and children alike.” – The LIST 

Ticket Prices:
£6.00 – Children
£10.00 – Adults


You can pre-book tickets or find more information on our website, call us at 01229 775677, or visit the Beggar’s anytime between 10am and 5pm.