the egg

Upside Down

  • 31 Oct - 3 Nov
Upside Down

Event Information

11.30am & 3pm
Relaxed performance - Fri Nov 1st at 3pm
Running time: 45 mins

Performed from Thu 31 Oct — Sun 3 Nov

In a production that quite literally breathes life into drawings on paper, Upside Down tells the story of two characters brought together by a missing cat.

What happens when two people who have previously lived in separate spaces and seen the world from different points of view are forced together for a common purpose? Perspectives and outlooks are turned upside down as these two strangers figure out how to share a space.

One of Italy’s most acclaimed companies producing work for young audiences, La Baracca’s previous visits to the egg have included The Boat and the Moon, Spot and Home.

Watch the trailer for Upside Down below…

This production is sponsored by

11.30am & 3pm

£9 Standard Price
£8 Children & Students

A booking fee of 50p per ticket applies

  • 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 – 6 months;  all patrons including infants must have a valid ticket. 
  • 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.

Relaxed performance – November 1st at 3pm

relaxed performance is a specially adapted show, modified for adults and children who might benefit from a more relaxed environment. Typically, they are for people who have autism or have sensory communication disorders or learning difficulties or dementia. Additional signage will be put up around the venue and visual stories will be available from reception. A chill out zone will be available with books and sensory toys.

If you are booking specifically for the relaxed performance please inform the venue when booking and an access concession will be applied to your tickets.

La Baracca

Founded in 1976 in Bologna, La Baracca has been working in the field of theatre for children and early years for the past 40 years.
The company’s productions are addressed exclusively to children and young people, and they are centred on actors theatre and on an original theatrical style.
Over the years, they have developed a poetics aimed at generating amazement, trying to pursue simplicity intended as essentiality, always paying special attention to the relationship with the audience.

Supported by Regione Emilia Romagna

This production is sponsored by

  • 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

Under 12s are not admitted to the egg theatre auditorium unsupervised.

PLEASE NOTE: Print At Home tickets are only valid as A4 printouts. We cannot currently accept tickets presented on phones/tablets.

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