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MARIA MOREVNA or how prince Ivan got himself a horse, by Ben Haggarty

SAT 1 JULY 2017  11:30am  [BUY TICKETS £5 / £15 per family of 4]

When Ivan meets Maria Morevna warrior princess, he feels like he has a lot of catching up to do…and inadvertently releasing Maria’s arch enemy isn’t a particularly good start.

This is a world where everything happens in threes;  immortal monsters roam;  Baba Yaga is a horse wrangler and where our hero Ivan will prove his worth eventually.

In true Ben Haggarty style, this is a fairytale that’s been well and truly hauled from the grasp of pink princesses and fluffy bunnies. The result is sheer fast-paced fun for absolutely everyone aged 7 and over!

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 BEN HAGGARTY fairytale teller extraordinaire, has been telling stories his whole life! Having been trained in mime, and in theatre direction at East 15, and apprenticed as an image-maker with Welfare State, Ben is one of the world’s leading & most popular contemporary storytellers, renowned for his passionate and physical performances. He tours widely, has been a guest artist in over one hundred International Storytelling Festivals in 25 countries  and was for 10 years the official storyteller with Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble. Ben is Honorary Professor of Storytelling at the Arts University of Berlin (UDK). His graphic novel series ‘MeZolith’ is published by Archaia.