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How to Catch a StarBased on Oliver Jeffers' beautifully illustrated book, Branar Teatar do Phaisti return to the Southbank Centre to present the theatre show of How to Catch a Star. Following the story of a boy who dreamt of having a star as a friend, the performance combines puppetry and a magical original score by Colm Mac Con Iomaire. Directed by Marc Mac Lochlainn, Branar's signature storytelling creates a show that reminds everyone to follow their dreams.

 

About Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, making it especially suitable for chamber music, mime, soloists and cabaret. With the London Philharmonic Orchestra having its home at the Royal Festival Hall, they regularly put on concerts in the Purcell Room. More about Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

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