the egg


Event Information

Wednesday 2 May

Running Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Three teenagers – born on the same day, in the same town but with very different backgrounds. Inseparable since they were very young, they’re a tight trio, until one day a shocking event blows their teenage world apart.

Castaways explores friendship and divided loyalties . In this new play from Mandala Theatre, a company which gives a dramatic voice to young people whose stories are not normally heard.

£8.50 / £7.50 children / £6.50 schools

A booking fee of 50p per ticket applies.

Wednesday 2 May

1pm & 7pm

  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The recommended age ranges are for your guide only. We suggest you stick as closely to them as possible for the benefit of other audience members.
  • Lap seats are available at £1.50 (including booking fee) for infants aged 0 – 2 years;  all patrons including infants must have a valid ticket. Lap seats are not available on performances recommended for children aged 0 – 2 years
  • All bookings will incur a Booking Fee of 50p per ticket regardless of whether the booking is made in person at our Box Office, by post, by phone or online and applies to all payment types.


Presented by Mandala Theatre

Written by Atiha Sen Gupta.

  • the egg box office open 9am – 6pm Monday – Saturday (Sunday if there is a performance)
  • All plays are performed in English and take place in the egg auditorium unless otherwise stated.
  • Nearby parking space for Blue Badge Holders
  • Level access into building
  • Lift to all levels
  • Adapted toilets
  • Sennheiser Infra-Red Audio System in auditorium
  • Hearing & Guide Dogs allowed
  • Wheelchair spaces in the Stalls only (Accompanying persons pay discounted price)
  • Breast Feeding Friendly


Relaxed Performances – Open to everyone, but specifically adapted for children with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, individuals with sensory and communication disorders, those with learning disabilities and anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed environment.

Full terms and conditions of ticket bookings can be found here