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September 2017
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An Lanntair, Stornoway
23/09/2017 - 23/09/2017
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McPhail Centre, Ullapool
26/09/2017 - 26/09/2017
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Mill Theatre, Thurso
28/09/2017 - 28/09/2017
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Findhorn Bay Arts (Forres Town Hall), Forres
30/09/2017 - 30/09/2017
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Macrobert Memorial Hall, Tarland
03/10/2017 - 03/10/2017
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Portsoy Church Hall, Aberdeenshire
04/10/2017 - 04/10/2017
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Aberdeen Arts Centre, Aberdeen
05/10/2017 - 05/10/2017
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Mount Vernon Community Centre, Glasgow
07/10/2017 - 07/10/2017
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Byre Theatre, St Andrews
09/10/2017 - 10/10/2017
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Eastwood Park Theatre, Giffnock
13/10/2017 - 13/10/2017
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Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling
14/10/2017 - 14/10/2017
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Sauchie Hall, Alloa
16/10/2017 - 16/10/2017
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Falkirk Town Hall
17/10/2017 - 17/10/2017
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Paisley Arts Centre
20/10/2017 - 21/10/2017
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Rocket Post

Based on a true story.

July, 1934. The Western Isles. A small crowd stand on a beach and watch in amazement. Eccentric German scientist Gerhard Zucker tells them he wants to bring the world together. The future is about communication. The future is about connection. The future is… ROCKETS!

Specifically, a Rocket packed full of letters to send from Scarp to Harris. The crowd gasp as he lights the fuse and the rocket lifts up into the sky and then… explodes.

His vision for the bright new future of communication disintegrates into thousands of tiny pieces that fall through the sky like snow. Mission fail. Return to sender. Back to the drawing board Gerhard. He has three days to turn his luck around. Will he make his rockets fly? Will he bring people together?

A fantastically fun new show for everyone aged six and over, Rocket Post is a raucous mix of songs and storytelling. Full of humour, heart and hope for the future, it’s a tale of miscommunication, vaulting ambition and the joyous discoveries that happen when everything goes wrong.

Written and directed by Lewis Hetherington
with collaborators Ailie Cohen, MJ McCarthy and Kane Husbands.
Presented by National Theatre of Scotland.

Suitable for all budding Rocketeers aged 6 and over.

Find out more and book into our free family fun workshops and build a rocket with the Rocketeer Scientists.